Toxicology and Env. Health Resources

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Sep 27, 2019
Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires

https://www.epa.gov/smoke-ready-toolbox-wildfires

This website, provided by the USEPA provides resources for workers and the public related to risks related to wildfires, including smoke.

Source: EPA

Jul 15, 2019
The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process for Chemical Risk Management

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2019-132/pdfs/2019-132.pdf?id=10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019132

Occupational exposure banding, also known as hazard banding or health hazard banding, is a systematic process that uses qualitative and quantitative hazard information on selected health-effect endpoints to identify potential exposure ranges or categories. Overall, this document provides the background, rationale, and instructions for the occupational exposure banding process and gives guidance for risk managers to identify control levels for chemicals without authoritative OELs.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 15, 2017
Oregon Public Health: Toxic substances

https://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/ToxicSubstances/Pages/index.aspx

This site provides the public access to information on toxic substances and contact information for Oregon Public Health staff.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 15, 2017
American Association of Poison Control Centers

http://www.aapcc.org/

The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day,

Source: AAPCC

Jan 15, 2017
OSU Environmental Health Sciences Center

http://ehsc.oregonstate.edu/

The Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC) was established in 1967 at Oregon State University (OSU) with funding by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), one of the institutes comprising the National Institutes of Health.

Source: OSU

Jan 15, 2017
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/about/index.cfm

Our mission is to promote health, and prevent disease and disability among working Oregonians and their families during their employment years and through retirement. We do so through basic and applied research, outreach and education.

Source: OHSU

Jan 15, 2017
EPA Region 10

https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-10-pacific-northwest

EPA Region 10 (Pacific Northwest) serves Alaska, Idaho, Washington and Oregon, and 271 Native Tribes.

Source: EPA

Jan 15, 2017
OHSU/PSU School of Public Health

https://www.pdx.edu/public-health/

Welcome to the School of Public Health of Portland State University and Oregon Health & Science University.

Source: OHSU/PSU School of Public Health

Jan 15, 2017
Kids Environment Kids Health

https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/index.htm

Read and find lessons and activities about interesting topics regarding the environment & your health, pollution, recycling, science, and the world around you!

Source: NIEHS

Jan 15, 2017
Resources for Science Teachers: Classroom resources from National Library of Medicine

https://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/text_version/resources/Final%20Science%20Teachers%20flier.pdf

Discover these excellent science resources for teachers and students at the high school and college level.

Source: NLM