Links

The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers make no warranty implied or expressed to the accuracy, completeness, or relevance of any information provided in the sites shown below. These links are provided for informational purposes only.

ASSE Links

www.asse.org
The nation’s oldest, largest, and most professional safety organization is available at this site. Members enjoy a BBS system where they can post questions, and receive online answers. Wide variety of training and professional development opportunities are offered to members at discount via this site.

Governmental Entities

www.osha.gov
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration site provides full text of construction and general industry regulations. Their e-tools section is particularly well-regarded by working safety professionals.

www.epa.gov
The Environmental Protection Agency’s site has full text of air, water, and ground contamination legislation with a “key topics” list to assist in finding what you seek.

www.msha.gov
The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration site provides full text of mine safety requirements—many of which affect industries that use mineral products. A list of special initiatives in included to help anticipate enforcement priorities.

www.dot.gov
The Department of Transportation’s site provides the “TransStats” database, and a “quick-answers” link to transportation-related questions.

www.nhtsa.gov
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s site offers vehicle information and highway safety statistics.

www.cdc.gov
The Centers for Disease Control site offers current information of bioterror threats and epidemiology information.

www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
Is a subset of the CDC site, but is specific to occupational health and safety topics.

www.vpppa.org/../index.cfm
The Voluntary Programs Participants Association is for companies interested in participating in OSHA’s programs. This site provides all needed information with a multitude of background on the program and participants.

www.mms.gov
The Minerals Management Service’s site provides everything from offshore information to a kids page.

http://www.asse.org/foundation/

Non-Governmental Standards

www.ansi.org
The American National Standards Institute is a membership/subscription based organization that is the repository for most consensus and non-regulatory standards in the U.S. Access to standards is by added cost to users.

www.asme.org
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers publishes numerous codes and standards for a wide variety of equipment. They are commonly known for their boiler and pressure vessel standards. Their publications are sold via this website.

www.astm.org
This organization, formerly known as the American Society of Testing and Materials, is now called “ASTM-International.” They provide standards and technical publications on a cash basis via this website.

www.aws.org
The American Welding Society has numerous articles on welding at this website. Their publications include “best practice” manuals and code-and-standard information.

www.nfpa.org
The National Fire Protection Association publishes standards for buildings, storage areas, sprinkler systems, portable fire extinguishers, and much more, including the ubiquitous “Life Safety Code.” NFPA’s materials are sold via this site.

General Safety Related Information

www.safetyonline.com
This pay-for-use site has good feedback from those who have tried it. A wide variety of ready-to-modify procedures and safety plans are provided that members can take without copyright infringement. Training materials, power-point presentations, and ready-to-use forms are also provided to members.

www.safetyinfo.com
This site bills itself as “America’s largest online safety library” with over 5,000 printable pages available to paid users. Interviewees who tried the site are pleased with the value.

www.rmlibrary.com
This site specializes in risk-management tools for subscribers. It has been favorably reviewed by users.

www.safteng.net
This site bills itself as the “Free Safety Site” on the net. The contents are useful, and are free for download. The site is run by Mr. Bryan Haywood, who takes great pride in the contents and publications available there.

Specialty Sites

www.abc.org
The site of the American Building Contractors has information on construction and construction safety.

www.geaps.com
The Grain Elevator And Processing Society has information on grain elevator safety and dust explosions.

www.labsafety.com
The Lab Safety Supply company’s site has some background information on laboratory safety and industrial hygiene including some training materials.

www.safekids.org
This site has child safety information and resources including a “media center” and special kits for schools.

www.hazard.com/msds
This site has up-to-date MSDS information on a wide variety of materials.

www.ergoweb.com
Specializing in ergonomics, this site offers software, training, and consulting services. Users who have tried the service are satisfied with their offerings.

www.skcinc.com/skc.html
The SKC company manufactures and sells industrial hygiene equipment. Their site includes lots of background information on IH that can be downloaded free.

www.craneaccidents.com
This site specializes in crane accident information and photos. Don’t miss this one if your company uses cranes! This is one of the most-mentioned sites among surveyed safety professionals.

www.safetylca.org
The members-only Safety Council of the Louisiana Capital Area is a source of training in and around the Baton Rouge, LA area. Surveyed users indicated a high degree of satisfaction with the training offerings.