industry links

 

Recommended Industry Links——Relevant to Gas Detection

 
Government Agencies
 

CAMEO Chemicals NOAA’s online database of hazardous materials


Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)


Commerce, Department of


Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH)


Energy, Department of


Environmental Protection Agency – EPA


Federal Documents


Food & Drug Administration


Government Printing Office Online Databases


From Law Moose – The Internet Law Library


Minimal Risk Levels (MRL’s) for Hazardous Substances


Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration – MSHA


NASA Technical Report Server – NASA


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – NIOSH


NIOSH Criteria Documents


NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Topics


National Institute of Standards and Technology – NIST


National Technical Information Service – NTIS


Occupational Safety and Health Administration – OSHA


Scientific And Technical Information Network – STINET


ToxNet


 

Trade Associations/Standards Organizations
 

A&WMA – Air & Waste Management Association


ACGIH – American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists


ACS – American Chemical Society


AGA – American Gas Association


AIHA – American Industrial Hygiene Association


AIP – American Institute of Physics


AISE – Association of Iron and Steel Engineers


AMS – American Mathematical Society


ANSI – American National Standards Institute


ASCE – American Society of Civil Engineers


ASHRAE – American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers


ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers


ASSE – American Society of Safety Engineers


ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials


Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society


CSA – Canadian Standards Association


EOSA – Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Association, Inc.


FCI – Formaldehyde Council, Inc.


Formaldehyde Facts – FCI’s blog


IEC – International Electrotechnical Commission


ISO – International Organization for Standardization


Michigan Pest Control Association


North Carolina Association of Hospital Central Service Professionals


Ohio Pest Management Association


Personal Care Products Council


SAE – Society of Automotive Engineers


UL – Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.


Worldwide Web Consortium


 
Material Safety Data Sheets
 

From hazard.com – The Vermont SIRI MSDS Collection


From Interactive Learning Paradigms, Inc. – MSDS information and sources


 
Sources of Calibration Standards
 

Permeation devices – VICI Metronics, Kin-Tek Laboratories


Calibration gas in cylinders – Ideal Gases, Instrument Depot, Portagas, SpecAir Specialty Gases, Scott-Marrin, Inc.


Electrochemical gas generators – Advanced Calibration Designs, Inc.


 
Other Reference Sources

Acronym Finder


Almanac (Old Farmer’s)


Basic Definitions–Electrical Terms


Carcinogenic Potency Database


Chemical compatibility with various materials – Comprehensive charts from Cole-Parmer


Chemical Toxicology – An introduction to chemical hazards in the workplace


Census Bureau (U.S.)


CIA World Factbook


Computer, Telephony & Electronics Industry Glossary


Computer Terms–Defined


Dealing with the danger of death, disease, and damage in everyday decisions


Dictionaries


Encyclopaedia Britannica


Maps


The Merck Manual on-line


An on-line Molecular Weight Calculator


NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


OSHA/EPA Occupational Chemical Database


OSHA Quick Cards—on various safety topics


Thesaurus (Roget’s)


Toxicology Resources


Virtual Law Library


Weather Forecasts


From the University of Sheffield – The Web’s Periodic Table


White Pages


Yahoo Health


ZIP Code lookup and address information


More links to come….