Environmental and Occupational Health

Healthy Wisconsin 2020-Environmental and Occupational Health -pdf

Abstracts, Articles, Citations, and Searches
Topic Specific Pubmed Query – Healthy People 2010 – Environmental Health
Topic Specific Pubmed Query – Healthy People 2010 – Occupational Health

Guidelines
National Guideline Clearinghouse ‘occupational health’

General
Asbestos.com
At asbestos.com, the mission is two-fold: to educate the public about how to avoid the dangers of asbestos and to assist people who have already been diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases. Committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to its visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. The website offers a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options.

Environmental Health through MedlinePlus.gov
Medlineplus.gov is from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. You can find information about environmental health including an overview, prevention and screening, specific conditions, related issues, and organizations.

Environmental Protection Agency – EPA
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. Find links to popular topics, learning the issues, science and technology, laws and regulations, and “my environment,” where you can look up information pertaining to your local environment such as air, water, land, and toxins.

Household Products Database
The Household Products Database of the National Library of Medicine is based on the Consumer Product Information Database. This database links over 10,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients. You can search by category or A-Z list. You can also find ingrediants, manufactors, and health effects.

National Center for Environmental Health – CDC
CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a national program to maintain and improve the health of the American people by promoting a healthy environment and by preventing premature death and avoidable illness and disability caused by non-infectious, non-occupational environmental and related factors. Information includes environmental health, hazards, and lab sciences.

PhPartners Environmental
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.

Tox Mystery
ToxMystery was created by the United States National Library of Medicine to help children from 7-11 years old learn about household chemical hazards. Toxie the Cat helps kids find the hazards hidden in each room and offers hints when needed. When all the risky spots in the house have been discovered, Toxie dances and celebrates and players can print a personalized certificate of completion. ToxMystery has been usability tested by kids and educators, receiving high grades by all.

ToxTown
Tox Town is designed to give you information on everyday locations where you might find toxic chemicals
non-technical descriptions of chemicals, links to selected, authoritative chemical information on the Internet, how the environment can impact human health, and Internet resources on environmental health topics.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Environmental Health resources
Find links to such resources as air, water, home safety, and disaster issues

Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services Occupational Health
Occupational health is the surveillance, promotion and maintenance of the well-being of workers in all occupations. The Wisconsin Occupational Health Program works to track and promote workers' health and work capacity. We do this by measuring workplace injury, illness and death rates, educating employers and workers to our findings and suggesting interventions that will improve the work environment to become more conducive to worker safety and health. Information includes hot topics, work place safety, and health hazards

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MedlinePlus
Anthrax
Biodefense and Bioterroris
Botulism
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Chemical Emergencies
Diphtheria
Disaster Preparation and Recovery
Earthquakes
Emergency Medical Services
Environmental Health
Fires
First Aid
Floods
Flu
Food Safety
Foodborne Illness
Germs and Hygiene
H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
Hazardous Waste
Head Lice
Lead Poisoning
Mercury
Occupational Health for Providers
Oil Spills
Parasitic Diseases
Plague
Radiation Emergencies
Radiation Exposure
Smoking
Tick Bites
Tornadoes
Tuberculosis