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Environmental Management - Environmental Health

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The world's largest organization of occupational and environmental physicians, ACOEM is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of workers through preventive services, clinical care, research, and educational programs. To achieve this goal, the College provides courses and conferences, newsletters, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and numerous other services.
American Environmental Health Foundation
AEHF is a nonprofit organization founded to provide research and education into Chemical Sensitivity.
Asbestos:U.S. EPA Indoor Air Quality, Indoor Environments Division
Sources: Deteriorating, damaged, or disturbed insulation, fireproofing, acoustical materials, and floor tiles. And steps to take to reduce exposure.
Association of Occupational & Environmental Clinics
A wonderful health resource. "Established in 1987, the Association of Occupational and Environmental clinics, a non-profit organization, is committed to improving the practice of occupational and environmental health through information sharing and collaborative research."
Biological Collections via the INTERNET
US FDA / Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).
Carcinogenic Potency Database Project
This database looks at the results of long term cancer tests, and the database workplace applications in the workplace. This reports explains many terms and also gives a biohazard summary.
CAREX-International Information System on Occupational Exposure to Carcinogens
CAREX - international information system on occupational exposure to carcinogens, contains information on numbers exposed by occupations, definitions, descriptions, bibliographic references in 15 European countries. Produced by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.
Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI)
A developing program for members of the Caribbean nations to increase awareness and access to information relating to environmental health concerns.
Center for Space Environmental Health Database
A keyword searchable database created and maintained by the NASA Center for Space Environmental Health Consortium.
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
Site specified to prevention and preparedness of chemical emergencies. This site also contains reference material, databases, and locations for chemical sites and prevention sites.
Children's Environmental Health Network
A national multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to promote a healthy environment and protect the fetus and the child from environmental health hazards.
EnviRN - Virtual Resource on Environment Health and Nursing
"Dedicated to supporting nursing professionals seeking accurate, timely and credible scientific information on environmental health and nursing."
EnviroDX on the Web
"A multimedia, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmental-related diseases. The program user takes the part of a practicing physician faced with a patient with an unknown disease or condition that is possibly caused by exposure to environmental factors."
Environmental Career Center's EnvironmentalCAREER.com web site
"Our mission is to help people work for the environment through comprehensive environmental and natural resources job listings, career news, inside tips and advice, employer interviews, and career research reports."
Environmental Health Clearinghouse
Provides substantive information and key documents on a variety of environmental health issues. Sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Environmental Research Foundation
Publisher of Rachel's Environment and Health Weekly, free Internet newsletter on health and the environment. The ERF was founded in 1980 to provide understandable scientific information about the influence of toxic substances on human health and the environment. They also have an online Library of interesting articles.
Environmental Health Information Service (EHIS)
A service of the NIH-National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the DHHS-National Toxicology Program providing access to fulltext publications, databases, news sources and more.
Environmental Health Perspectives
Journal is online (1993-present) from US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
Environmental Health Care- Dallas
Source for communications, inquiries, and information about human health problems related to environmental issues.
Environmental Health Educators'Quarterly
The Center for Research on Environmental Disease sends out a quarterly email newsletter for educators, students, and the public on resources that are available in the environmental health field.
(subscription email address:coep@sprd1.mdacc.tmc.edu )
EnviRN: University of MD - School of Nursing
"EnviR.N. is dedicated to supporting nursing professionals seeking accurate, timely and credible scientific information on environmental health and nursing." A major gateway to major resources in a variety of formats.
EnviroSan Products Ltd
Replace hazardous chemicals and solvents in the work place.
EPA Zip Code Search
Obtain a list of known hazardous waste sites, as well as general environmental conditions and trends for any neighborhood in the U.S.
Findlaw: Environmental journals, newsletters, and articles
Comprehensive listing of periodicals focusing on environmental laws. Links to articles.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Glossary of Environmental Health Terms
IICOMOH (I'm In Charge of My Own Health)- Student Education
Environmental Health Website for Students and Teachers, grades 4-8. Separate pages for each user, good teaching plans, student information.
Kodak Health Safety & Environment Program
Lead: U.S. EPA, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics
"OPPT is playing a major role in addressing these residential lead hazards. To learn more about some of the office's efforts, or to download documents."
Molds in Indoor Workplaces: Factsheet
(Acrobat reader needed to see)CA Dept. of Health Services' Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service has released a new fact sheet.
National Resources Defense Council: Breastmilk and Environmental Pollution
"This collection functions as a gateway to the findings of studies on various aspects of the problem, and a source of advice on how to keep your baby healthy. You'll also find suggestions for actions you can take to help ensure that your children's children won't face concerns about chemical hazards in the future." Site includes a listing and description of the chemical contaminants affecting breast milk, and links to other resources.
Pesticide Safety Bingo Game- Student Education
"…a marvelous bingo game that teaches content and behavior related to pesticide safety."
Pesticides: U.S. EPA Worker Protection Standard

"EPA's Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a regulation aimed at reducing the risk of pesticide poisonings and injuries among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers."

The Environmental Working Group (EWG)
The Environmental Working Group hosts the newly available archive of35,000 pages of internal chemical industry documents."The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a leading content provider for public interest groups and concerned citizens who are campaigning to protect the environment." Access to reports, articles, technical assistance, databases, and Internet resources.
The Center for Research on Environmental Disease (CRED)
The Center for Research on Environmental Disease (CRED) was established in the Spring of 1996 to study the mechanisms by which environmental factors cause human disease and to develop methods for the detection, prevention and control of environmentally-related disease. In addition, the Center seeks to detect human exposure and monitor disease prevention strategies. Subscription newsletter available through site.
The Global Directory for Environmental Technology

"Your comprehensive guide to the full spectrum of environmental products & services, featuring leading suppliers from 131 countries. Information about organisations, conferences and publications is complemented by editorial contributions from distinguished experts in their respective fields. A practical reference source for government departments, utility companies, engineering consultants, development agencies, importers and traders, educational institutes, non-governmental organisations and individuals engaged in environmental activities."

USGS National Water Information System Website

"The USGS investigates the occurrence, quantity, quality, distribution, and movement of surface and underground waters and disseminates the data to the public, State and local governments, public and private utilities, and other Federal agencies involved with managing our water resources." Information allows for analysis, evaluation, planning, and forecasting water supplies, flood control, hydropower facilities, water quality, and more.




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