Chemical Safety. Chemfinder Webpage A great resource for information on chemicals.

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Chemical Safety Chemfinder Webpage

A great resource for information on chemicals.


Chemtrec is a 24-Hour Hazardous Materials Emergency Communication Service.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. Confined Space Entry

OSHA's Confined Space Resource Page

Lots of information to help you recognize, evaluate, and control hazards associated with confined spaces. Electrical Safety

OSHA's Electrical Safety Resource Page

This is OSHA's extensive page containing information and links pertaining to electrical safety.

Experience Modification Rate

Understanding Your Experience Modification Rate Worksheet

Here's an article that provides detail about the Experience Modification Rate (EMR). Eye Protection

Eye Protection in the Workplace

Here's some useful information regarding how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace from Prevent Blindness America. Fall Protection

Fall Protection in Construction (pdf)

This is a PDF File of OSHA Publication 3146 that provides an overview of Fall Protection issues and compliance. OSHA's Fall Protection Technical Information Page

This is OSHA's Technical Resource Page dedicated to fall protection issues.

Fall Safety - Publications Fall Safety - Publications


Hearing Conservation

OSHA's Hearing Conservation Technical Resource Page

This is OSHA's Resource Page devoted to Hearing Conservation issues. This is a great resource if you need help developing a Hearing Conservation Program. Lockout/Tagout

Lockout/Tagout Fact Sheet (pdf)

This is a two-page Fact Sheet prepared by OSHA regarding Lockout/Tagout compliance. Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

Whether you are a recent hire or an experienced employee, this oline OSHA program will expand your knowledge of the Lockout/Tagout standard. OSHA's Lockout/Tagout Information Page

This is OSHA's Technical Information Page pertaining to lockout/tagout issues.

Machine Guarding

OSHA's Machine Guarding Resource Page

This page contains general information on the various hazards of mechanical motion and techniques for protecting workers. Compliance information related to machine guarding is also included. Multi-Employer Worksite

Multi-Employer Worksite Compliance Directive

This is Cornell University's immense searchable database of Material Safety Data Sheets. This is an internal OSHA Compliance Directive to Compliance Officers outlining how responsibilities for jobsite hazards will be determined (lengthy). 24&p_text_version=FALSE

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Do you need clarifications about an OSHA regulation?

OSHA maintains a searchable database of letters requesting clarification or interpretations of their regulations. Click above and enter the subject of your inquiry. p_toc_level=0&p_keyvalue=

Has your company ever been inspected by OSHA?

OSHA’s inspection database was not initially meant for public access, but has been made available to the public. Enter your company name to see detail regarding past compliance inspections that have occurred since 1971.

Need to know the Permissible Exposure Limit for a chemcial? OSHA's TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants.



OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

This is OSHA's comprehensive website that includes a vast amount of regulatory information.

OSHA Inspection Data

Learn what infractions are most common for your type of business (based on SIC Code).

OSHA’s Construction and General Industry Standards

OSHA maintains a searchable database of letters requesting clarification or interpretations of their regulations. Click above and enter the subject of your inquiry. evel=0&p_keyvalue=

OSHA's Goals for 2003-2008

Here are OSHA's Strategic Goals for 2003-2008 (formulated in May 2003). OSHA's Technical Links Page

This is OSHA's Technical Links Page offering information regarding nearly every type of hazard encounterable in construction and manufacturing. What's my company's SIC Code?

This page offers a search engine to locate your company's Standard Industrial Code (SIC).


ABC -- Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana

ACGIH -- American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists American Conference of Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), your industrial hygiene,

environmental, occupational health and safety resource that advances worker health and safety and offers books, conferences, and education and training courses.

AGCIN -- Associated General Contractors of Indiana

AGC of Indiana - Your resource for information on the construction industry in the state of Indiana.

ANSI -- American National Standards Institute

A premier source for timely, relevant, actionable information on national, regional, international standards and conformity assessment issues

ASSE -- American Society of Safety Engineers American Society of Safety Engineers


Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

CGA -- Compressed Gas Association Compressed Gas Association

CII -- Construction Industry Institute

A consortium of leading owners and contractors who have joined together to find better ways of planning and executing capital construction programs. CSB -- U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

CURT -- Construction Users Roundtable Construction Users Roundtable

DOT -- Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation / Safety

IMA -- Indiana Manufacturers Association

The Indiana Manufacturers Association represents manufacturing concerns before state and federal legislative bodies, provides consulting services and professional development workshops and publications.

INSafe -- IDOL Safety Training and Consultation (formerly BuSET)

Programs provided by the INSafe (INSafe), a division of the Indiana Department of Labor, who works with Indiana's employers, employees, labor unions, professional groups, trade organizations, and others to ensure workplace safety and health through education and outreach.

IOSHA -- Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration Fireworks Splice HTML

ISA -- Indiana Subcontractors Association

The Indiana Subcontractors Association, is a non-profit membership, trade association representing construction subcontractors. ISHE -- Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering ISHE

ITSDF -- Industrial Truck Standards Dev. Foundation Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation

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MICCS -- Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety Miccs, Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety

MSHA -- Mine Safety and Health Administration

Federal enforcement agency responsible for the health and safety of the nation's miners.

NFPA -- National Fire Protection Association NFPA

NIOSH -- National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Home page of The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Providing National and World Leadership to Prevent Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries. NSC -- National Safety Council

The National Safety Council is a membership organization with resources on safety, health and environmental topics, training, products, publications, news, and more.

SIA -- Scaffold Industry Association Scaffold Industry Association

Owner Controlled Insurance Programs

Owner Controlled Insurance Programs - Part 1

This is part one of a two-part article by David L. Grenier about OCIPs that is presented by crisk. com. Owner Controlled Insurance Programs - Part 2

This is part two of a two-part article by David L. Grenier about OCIPs that is presented by crisk. com.

Owner-controlled 'wrap insurance' is viable alternative for contractors Here's an informative article by Gerald Katzman for The Business Review. Powered Industrial Trucks

Developing a Training Program for Forklift Operators (pdf)

This is a document prepared by OSHA outlining the requirements necessary to prepare a training program for forklift users. FAQs About Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training. (pdf)

This is a document containing frequently asked questions with answers regarding powered industrial trucks; general questions and questions specific to general industry, maritime and construction are provided.


Online Forklift Training -- FREE

Instructional Designs, Inc. provides a free online operator training course.

OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Resource Page

This is OSHA's Resource Page devoted to all that pertains to the proper training and safe operation of powered industrial trucks (forklifts). Sample Training Program Outline for Forklift Operators (pdf)

This is a "sample" outline prepared by OSHA to assist in the development of a training program for forklift operators. Prequalifications

12 Point Safety Plan (pdf)

Developing a 12 point safety plan for work in Indiana? Here's a quick overview of the requirements. Prequalification Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (pdf)

This is a document containing frequently asked questions pertaining to contractor prequalification. Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety Academy: radiation safety, HAZMAT Training, biomedical training, OSHA safety training, hazardous material, shipping hazardous material, osha compliance training, radiation safety training

Radiation Safety Academy's Certified Health Physicists have provided training and consulting to thousands of clients since 1983. Courses include Radiation Safety Officer, fundamentals, DOT, HAZMAT, decontamination and decommissioning, risk communication, and more. The Academy's highly experienced staff also provide consulting services including annual audits, license application or amendment preparation, and waste management. Recalls

To provide better service in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create -- a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. Recordkeeping

OSHA Recordkeeping Handbook

OSHA has released its long-awaited recordkeeping document that addresses the new recordkeeping standard. OSHA's Recordkeeping Standard (pdf)

(7) OSHA's Recordkeeping Resource Page

This is OSHA's Resource page devoted to the recordkeeping standard.

Respiratory Protection Respiratory Protection Page

This is a page with numerous links found within the OSHA website that provides vast amount of information regarding the respiratory protection standard. Small Entity Compliance Guide (pdf)

This is a compliance guide prepared by OSHA that serves as a comprehensive resource to assist in the development and implementation of a respiratory protection program. Very informative!! Safety Articles

Safety Articles: Construction, Occupational Health, Workplace, & Industrial Safety Article

Construction, occupational, & workplace health and safety articles - industrial and office safety.

Accident Reconstruction and Highway Safety Publications and Charts

Automobile, Truck, Motorcycle, Bicycle, Train and Pedestrian Accident Reconstruction and Investigation. Driver Perception and Reaction. Highway Safety, Design and Maintenance. Traffic Engineering. Roadway Defects. Tort Liability. Pavement Edge Drop Off Limits, Railroad Crossing Safety. Construction Zone Safety. Train Braking. Human Factors. John C. Glennon.

The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Safety-Critical Systems The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Safety-Critical Systems

Safety Consultants

Safety Management Group

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Contact: Jesse Brazzell

Risk Management Services

8227 Northwest Blvd., Building B, Suite 230 Indianapolis, IN 46278


Contact: John Lindenschmidt


5221 Ivy Tech Drive, Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46268 317-875-4670 Contact: Al Capuano Safety Resources 4555 Northwestern Drive Zionsville, IN 46077 800-641-5900

Contact: Gary Gagliardi Trinity Safety Group *HRUJHWRZQ5RDG ,QGLDQDSROLV, Indiana 46 877-325-2580

Contact: Jason Jones Scaffold Safety

OSHA's Scaffolding Technical Information Page

This page is a comprehensive resource that includes regulatory information, images, directives, and other information pertaing to scaffolding. Scaffolding eTool from OSHA

Here's a very informative page within the OSHA site that provides online training regarding scaffolding. Statistics

How are Incident Rates Calculated?

This is a link to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website page detailing how to calculate incident rates.

How does your company’s injury/illness rates compare to others?

The “Safety and Health” section provides up-to-date safety statistics presented by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code. How does your company compare to the rest of the nation? The Mother of All Statistics Pages

This page is a clearinghouse of statistics for all government agencies.

Steel Erection

OSHA's Steel Erection Standard Resource Page

This is OSHA's information page devoted to the revisions made to the steel erection standard


Need a Toolbox Safety Talk?

This site offers toolbox talks organized by subject matter. A great source for material to discuss with crews at the beginning of the work week. Training Resources

Safety Management Group's Virtual University

Occupational Safety and Health training, alcohol/food safety and driver safety training is now available to you online. Take a class right now! Safety Training DVDs , Videos, Software, & Online Courses Safety Training DVDs , Videos, Software, & Online Courses

Safety Training Videos and DVDs

This site features a wide variety of safety education videos by several leading manufacturers, including subjects such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Sexual Harassment, and Right-To-Know.

What training does OSHA require for Construction Companies?

This page on OSHA's site identifies all training required in the construction standard.

Trenching and Excavation Safety

OSHA's Trenching and Excavation Resource Page

OSHA's trenching and excavation page designed to make the standard easier to understand, permit the use of performance criteria where possible, and provide construction employers with options when classifying soil and selecting employee protection methods. Trenching and Excavation: Safety Principles (pdf)

This is a document from the Ohio State Univ. Extension Dept. that provides brief explanation concerning the mechanics of soil and excavation accidents; also contains relevant statistics. Trenching and Shoring Procedures

This is a site to An Oklahoma State University manual containing procedures, definitions, and diagrams for trenching and excavation activity. Workers Compensation

This site offers great information about workers' compensation (and other) insurance is easy to- understand language.

This is a site devoted to worker's compensation issues containing a staggering amount of information and hyperlinks to all state worker's compensation sites.