Health & Safety
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.
OSHA Safety and Health Topics – Hazardous Waste
This page provides a comprehensive guide to information regarding Safety and Health topics in Hazardous Waste Operations. It briefly covers emergency responses on hazardous waste sites.
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Brownfields (Recycling Industrial/Commercial Properties
This webpage addresses worker health and safety at brownfields. It provides OSHA compliance information and links to tools for identifying, evaluating and controlling employee exposures to hazardous substances
Medline Plus Topics on Hazardous Waste
MedlinePlus, provides health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (revised 2008)
This booklet provides an overview of the HAZWOPER requirements for each type of work operation and explains each section separately to provide a clearer understanding of the standard.