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ILO/CIS listing of chemical exposure limits
The ILO’s International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS) has published an online guide to chemical exposure limits for a number of countries. There’s also a similar European Agency website.
Chemical Exposure Limits listingEuropean Agency Occupational Exposure Limits webpages

ILO encyclopaedia now free online The International Labour Organisation's Encyclopaedia of occupational health and safety is now available free on the web. The encyclopaedia, which runs to four hefty volumes in print, covers: The body and health care; prevention, management and policy; tools and approaches; hazards; chemicals; industries and occupations; and indexes and guides.

Barefoot research guide online ‘Barefoot research: A workers’ manual for organising on work security’ is available on the TUC website and is intended to help workers increase their level of control over their work and contains information on “barefoot” research tools, including body and risk mapping and workplace surveys.

New IOSH occupational health toolkit IOSH, the UK organisation for safety professionals has produced a new, free, online occupational health toolkit. IOSH says this new resource “brings together information, guidance, factsheets, case studies, training materials, presentations and more to help you tackle occupational health problems.”

CISDOC bibliographic database of the ILO's International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS).

NIOSH - early warning systems The US government's safety research body NIOSH has published an online guide to early warning systems for occupational diseases.

Haz-Map Very useful online database of occupational symptoms and diseases.

TOXNET A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals.

MEDLINEplus Medical Dictionary and Encyclopaedia.

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