Here is a list (still incomplete) that I gathered earlier when researching
the safety book. If you copy them from this email into your browser you
can visit them.
These sites address safety issues. Various search engines were used, my
favorite is hotbot.com
Hotbot allows you to use as many keywords you like in a string. These
keywords, among others were used:
hazard safety metals substitute substitution occupational health hygiene
industrial safer ventilation jewelry, loss control, risk management,
procedure exposure NIOSH OSHA, manual handling,
A list of MSDS sites with the number of MSDS sheets compiled in each site.
A really excellent safety site with a ton of good links.
Michael McCann’s Arts Safety and Hazards site (Center for Safety in the
The Artswire pagae of links to different issues, Interesting reading.
Jewelry/Metals safety and hazards page from McCann’s site.
McCann’s links pages for health and safety.
A very good article on lead hazards in the arts by Angela Babin.
MSDS sheets on line for a number of solvents and other products.
OSHA directive on respirators
OSHA rules for eyewear
OSHA index of regulations
The hazardous solvent substitution data bank, an on line system to find
substitutes for solvents.
A good set of pages on terpenes (D-limonene etc) and safety.
A good page on chemical safety
CIS page of international O and S links and
NIOSH international safety card for borax
The NIOSH international safety cards index, in an incredible number of
languages, including Swahili.
Oregons on-line OSHA course introduction page
An extensive hazardous waste bibliography
One part of a large bibliography on ergonomics
Grant, K., D. Habes, T. Hales, W. Daniels. 1993. Case studies: Biochemical
hazards in a jewelry manufacturing facility. Applied Occupational and
Environmental Hygiene 8(2):90-96.
Health Canada’s huge list of free publications and posters they will send
you upon request. Their safety posters include ones for jewlry and
Pacific Rim Dental MSDS sheets for dental casting products, alginate molds
Solvent replacement guide page
cool online interactive form to find solvent replacemtn for your
particular problem. This site is really excellent.
The US armed forces are into safety and hazard reduction. Here is a
starting page for it.
The US Navy’s solvent and cleaning substitution sytem. Boy these folks are
Health and Safety publications in the arts, factsheets too.
The Mining Company guide to arts and crafts hazards. A theatre bent to the
the ergoweb (ergonomics=BA site search engine page.
University of Victoria’s very nicely done Health and Safety Manual
Oxford University’s MSDS index, an excellent, huge, site.
Australia’s very excellent gateway to pamphlets and on
occuspational hazards, chemicals etc. A very nice system.
The Australian occupational health home page.
The index to finding items on their site.
Dept of Energy site map for Health and Safety info-a nice site.
Table of content for DOE technical info reports.
Eye safety regulations from the US dept of energy
Search engine for DOE technical information
SafetyNet listing of articles on chemical safety
An excellent resource on which gloves work with which chemicals.
Australian search engine for health and safety-very nicely done.
DOE’s ‘lessons learned’ search engine.
Interesting DOE site, (Hanford)
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