Find links to various agencies, associations, and organizations that provide important resources and information to help you stay current with the latest laws, policies, regulations and industry standards.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.
NNSA is the premier technical leader in responding to and successfully resolving nuclear and radiological threats worldwide. World-class technical teams train to counter acts of nuclear terrorism, and are prepared to search for radioactive material, support the rendering safe of threat devices, and help manage the consequences of a release of radioactive material into the environment.
USDA keeps America's farmers and ranchers in business and ensures that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and properly labeled. They also help to ensure the health and care of animals and plants and the health of the land through sustainable management, and they work to improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency website offers many tools that can that can help you find information on a variety of environmental topics, environmental laws, regulations, policies, compliance and enforcement.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.
The U.S. Department of Labor fosters, promotes, and develops the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
ASTM International is one of the world’s largest international standards developing organizations. Committed to serving global societal needs, ASTM International positively impacts public health and safety, consumer confidence and overall quality of life.
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and electronic products that emit radiation; and regulating the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products to protect the public health and to reduce tobacco use by minors.
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
AIHA is a nonprofit organization serving professionals dedicated to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, control, and confirmation of environmental stressors in or arising from the workplace that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system and strengthening its impact, both domestically and internationally.
The American Society of Safety Professionals is a global association for occupational safety and health professionals providing education, advocacy, standards development and a professional community to our members in order to advance their careers and the OSH profession as a whole.
CCOHS serves Canadians - and the world - with credible and relevant tools and resources to improve workplace health and safety programs. Through programs, services, knowledge, commitment, and action, CCOHS continues its efforts to advance health and safety in the workplace.
CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, provides a platform for the development of European Standards and other technical documents in relation to various kinds of products, materials, services and processes.
CDC is dedicated to protecting health & promoting quality of life through prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) touches the lives of nearly all Americans from research to food safety, health care, aging and much more.
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization that brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
ISEA is a recognized leader in the development of ANSI-accredited safety equipment standards, in the U.S. and around the world. It works with Congress and government agencies to consult with policymakers whose decisions affect the industry.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) helps to reduce deaths, injuries, and illnesses in the nation's mines with a variety of activities and programs. The Agency develops and enforces safety and health rules for all U.S. mines, and provides technical, educational and other types of assistance to mine operators. MSHA works cooperatively with industry, labor, and other federal and state agencies to improve safety and health conditions for all miners in the United States.
NIOSH as a research agency focused on the study of worker safety and health, and empowering employers and workers to create safe and healthy workplaces. NIOSH is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It has the mandate to assure “every man and woman in the Nation safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve our human resources.”
Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a part of the United States Department of Labor to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations' agency for health. Their main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.
NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
The U.S. Department of Energy ensures America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
AAR is the world’s leading railroad policy, research, standard setting and technology organization that focuses on the safety and productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry.
The U.S. Department of Transportation ensures our nation has the safest, most efficient and modern transportation system in the world; that improves the quality of life for all American people and communities, from rural to urban, and increases the productivity and competitiveness of American workers and businesses.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. They support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.
The International Maritime Organization is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine and atmospheric pollution by ships.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is responsible for keeping people safe on America’s roadways. Through enforcing vehicle performance standards and partnerships with state and local governments, NHTSA reduces deaths, injuries and economic losses from motor vehicle crashes.
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA) is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of motor carriers operating in interstate, intrastate and foreign commerce.
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