Green Chemistry/Safer Alternatives

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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Jan 26, 2017
Safer Choice Products

Safer Choice helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment. (EPA)

Source: EPA

Jan 26, 2017
Toxipedia: Green Chemistry

Read our new green chemistry page for definitions, the twelve principles, and links to numerous articles and websites about this emerging and critical topic.

Source: Toxipedia

Jan 26, 2017
Substitution Support Portal: Moving towards safer alternatives

Here you can find information to support your search for safer alternatives.


Jan 26, 2017
Interagency Alternatives Assessment Webinar Series

The webinars allow for networking and sharing of experiences of government experts in chemical alternatives assessment, both chemical assessment and application.

Source: UMass Lowell

Jan 26, 2017
Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A toolkit for employers and workers

By using this toolkit, businesses can improve worker well-being through eliminating or reducing hazardous chemicals, while creating other benefits.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Green Chemistry at the University of Oregon

In the links that follow there is information about our green chemistry curriculum, research programs, database of educational materials, and more.

Source: UO

Dec 01, 2015
E-fact 71: Hazard identification checklist: Occupational safety and health issues associated with green building

This checklist accompanies the e-fact on the same topic and aims to help identify the potential hazards to workers’ safety and health associated with green buildings.

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work

Apr 01, 2014
Library of Past Projects: Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)

The TURI Community projects are organized here by topic area. If you are looking for ideas for your own projects, this is a great place to start. We encourage community groups to replicate and build upon past projects.

Source: TURI