Presents a collection of databases related to occupational health and safety. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provide physical and safety data on chemicals manufactured or sold in North America. CHEMINFO provides safety information for important workplace chemicals. CHEMpendium compiles chemical hazard information from a variety of sources. Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) contains citations to the literature for thousands of chemical substances. OSH References is an index to journal articles and other literature related to occupational health and safety. Canadian enviroOSH indexes Canadian national, provincial, and territorial environmental and occupational safety legislation and standards. Several additional free resources are available through the CCOHS Web Information Service.
The FTSS Recherche database, provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), contains French language material safety data sheets for chemical substances manufactured or distributed in North America. The English language database, MSDS, also provided by CCOHS, contains a larger collection of material safety data sheets.
Access to the worldwide ccupational health and safety literature. Consists of 3 databases: 1) NIOSHTIC with OSHLINE has over 212,000 references. It provides comprehensive coverage of international research literature with an emphasis on U.S. published literature. NIOSHTIC was created by NIOSH to support its own activities in research, engineering, and education. It covers diverse disciplines including toxicology, behavioral science, engineering, occupational hygiene, medicine, nursing and safety. OSHLINEâ¿¿ continues the coverage of NIOSHTIC indexing the journal literature from mid-1998 to the present. It includes detailed summaries of English language articles from over 190 peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as research reports and conference papers; 2) HSELINE has over 175,000 citations with abstracts. It provides coverage subject areas such as: Engineering, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Mining, Hazardous Substances, Occupational Hygiene, Railway, Offshore Safety, Nuclear Technology, Industrial Air Pollution, Welding, Construction and Robotics; 3) CISILO (English)has over 51,000 references which represents international health and safety literature and contains legislation from all member countries of its network. It also emphasizes training and policy materials.