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

https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice

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

http://toxipedia.org/display/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

http://www.subsport.eu/

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

Source: SUBSPORT

Jan 26, 2017
Interagency Alternatives Assessment Webinar Series

http://www.chemicalspolicy.org/alternativesassessment.webinarseries.php

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

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/safer_chemicals/

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

http://greenchem.uoregon.edu/

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

https://osha.europa.eu/en/tools-and-publications/publications/e-facts/e-fact-71-hazard-identification-checklist-occupational-safety-and-health-issues-associated-with-green-building/view

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)

http://www.turi.org/Our_Work/Home_Community/Community_Grants/Library_of_Past_Projects

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