Provides information concerning ergonomics solutions to companies and individuals looking to increase productivity and quality while decreasing worker overuse injuries.
- Cornell Design and Environmental Analysis
Information from ergonomics research studies is featured. Includes ergonomic news, Cornell ergonomic information and survey forms and checklists.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injuries
Provides information on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other musculoskeletal injuries.
- CTD News
North America's leading source for information on cumulative trauma disorder (CTD) injuries from carpal tunnel syndrome to low back pain.
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Information on HFES programs, services and member benefits.
- Washington State Lift Evaluations
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries - Evaluation Tools for mechanical lifts. Helpful for those who handle students and patients (people).
- Immunization Focus- Global Alliance for Vaccines and immunization
A quarterly report on national and international immunization issues.
- NIOSH publication on violence in hospitals
Prevention strategies for employers and safety tips for hospital workers.
- Sustainable Hospitals Project
Provides technical support to the healthcare industry for selecting products and work practices that eliminate or reduce occupational and environmental hazards, maintain quality patient care, and contain costs.
- The Center for Disease Control's Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
Focuses on preventing antimicrobial resistance in healthcare settings, such as hospitals and long-term care facilities.
Includes educational materials for instruction on tuberculosis in the form of lectures, clinical cases, and downloadable slides.
A virtual personal adviser answers your questions about the disease.
- Public Health World Wide Virtual Library
Provides comprehensive coverage of relevant public health resources on the Net. Organized according to 84 selected topics and all countries.
Multi media, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmentally related diseases. It is available on the World Wide Web for free use by faculty, medical students, post-graduate residents, and public health professionals
- American Nurses Association
Has information on variety of nursing workplace issues: health and safety, safety and quality, publications, safe needles. legislative activity, and links to nursing resources
- Environmental Health and Nursing
Part of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has the Nationwide Environmental Health Nursing Initiative, training opportunities and a listserve
Indoor Air Quality and Facilities Maintenance
- The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineer (ASHRAE)
Information on the arts and science of heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
Considered one of the best sites for indoor air quality information. Has virtual tours of a school, office building, and home. Can also learn about specific problems within other spaces including health care and museums.
- Air Quality Sciences, Inc.
ISO 9002 registered indoor air quality (IAQ) firm located in Atlanta, Georgia. Focuses on the causes and health effects of IAQ.
- Asthma and the School Environment in New York State
Explores school-based asthma management, which includes management of the school environment, as an important ingredient in the lives of children with asthma.
- EPA Indoor Air
Extensive information about all aspects of indoor air quality. Has specific section for schools (Tools for Schools).
- Green Building Design and Construction
The site includes a matrix of construction projects using sustainable materials, a list of green building profiles and case studies.
- Healthy Clean Buildings
Dedicated to the replacing of existing, conventional toxic and hazardous cleaning chemicals in offices, schools, homes, and public buildings.
Lead Based Paint
Chemical Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets
Safety and Health
Violence Prevention in Schools
For more information
For more information on NYSUT health and safety services and publications, contact your NYSUT regional office.
This publication is made possible by a grant from the New York State Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program (C008850). July 2001.