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Websites of Interest
AFL-CIO Occupational Fatalaties Report
Access to online report from 2007 of a national and state-by-state profile of worker safety and health issues.
Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors Database
Maintained by Cornell University provides access to fact sheets on cancer & environmental risk topics, access to cancer maps & stats tools, & original cancer databases.
C2Es-- State Climate Action Plans
Searchable map summarizing state climate action plans with links to documents where available.
C2ES Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
The Center's mission is to advance strong policy and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote clean energy, and strengthen resilience to climate impacts.
Calculate Your Carbon Footprint by the Nature Conservancy
Measures ones impact on our climate estimating how many tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases ones choices create each year.
Canary Database: Animals as Sentinels of Human Environmental Health Hazards
A web-based collection of animal sentinel studies that have been collected and curated in terms of their relevance to human health. Users can browse by exposure, species, outcome, among others.
Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
CDC/Resources for Creating Public Health Maps
Includes links to resources for environmental and health risk exposure data.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Non-profit whose goal is to link science, economics & law to create innovative & cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems including access to clean air & water, healthy & nourishing food, and flourishing ecosystems.
HEAL - Health & Environment Alliance
Aims to protect the European environment as a means of promoting the health of all people living in Europe as well as to ensure the participation of citizens in environment and health-related policy making at the European level.
Health Physics Society
Find information & answers to your questions about radiation and radiation safety/protection.
International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurement (ICRU)
Develops internationally accepted recommendations on radiation related quantities & units, terminology, measurement procedures, & reference data for the safe application of ionizing radiation to medical diagnosis & therapy and radiation science.
International Commission on Radiological Protections (ICRP)
Provides recommendations and guidance on all aspects of protection against ionising radiation.
International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)
The primary purpose of IRPA is to provide a medium whereby those engaged in radiation protection activities in all countries may communicate more readily with each other and through this process advance radiation protection in many parts of the world.
Law & Contemporary Problems: Conventions in Science and Law (Winter 2009/Vol 72, #1)
A free online quarterly publication of Duke Law School. This issue focuses on the differing conventions between science & law with a forward co-authored by GW Professor David Michaels. http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/lcp/lcptoc72spring2009
A public/private partnership established in 1995 involving Canada, US and Mexico that addresses critical air quality issues including its link to climate change.
National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements (NCRP)
Congressionally chartered, NCPR provides provides reports on a wide number of issues related to radiation protection & measurement.
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
NRDC works to solve the most pressing environmental issues faced today: curbing global warming, getting toxic chemicals out of the environment, moving America beyond oil, reviving our oceans, saving wildlife and wild places, and helping China go green.
Radiation Effects Research Foundation
The purpose of the RERF is to conduct research, for peaceful purposes, on the medical effects of radiation on man including study of long-term effects in Japanese A-bomb survivors. It is a bi-national Japanese-U.S. scientific organization.
Selected resources for identifying publicly available data statistics and resources. Additional data can be found at the state level -- Under the Websites tab, search links for state environmental agency listings and state health department listings.
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality / HCUPnet
An interactive tool for identifying, tracking, analyzing, and comparing statistics on hospital and emergency care.
Bureau of Labor Statistics/ Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
The Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF) program provides data on illnesses and injuries on the job and data on worker fatalities.
CDC/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Provides information on environmental medicine case studies, toxicology profiles, public health assessments and hazardous waste and substance reports.
CDC/ Environmental Public Health Indicators
Provides a listing of environmental public health indicators with suggested measures and links to recommended publicly available data sources. Select topic or indicator type (hazard/exposure/health effect/intervention) then plus sign next to sub-topic.
CDC/ Morbidity & Mortality Report of Disease Trends
CDC site providing access to morbidity and mortality data tables reported by states and selected cities and metropolitan areas. Tables are updated weekly.
CDC/National Center for Environmental Health Data Resources
Provides a reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health and can be downloaded from the Internet.
CDC/ National Center for Health Statistics Available Surveys and Data
Two major types of data systems: systems based on populations, containing data collected through personal interviews or examinations; & systems based on records, containing data collected from vital & medical records. Tutorials available for using systems
CDC/ National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Provides a centralized website with a reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health.
Provides a single point of access to a wide variety of public health reports and data systems including many with environmental and occupational health data.
CDC Radiation Studies - International Data Sets for Use in Testing Environmental Transport Models
collection includes a number of environmental data sets of the testing of environmental transport models that have become available through
environmental monitoring and dose reconstruction activities at various sites throughout the
Purpose of site is to increase public access to machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Data.gov includes a searchable data catalog.
DOT/Fatality Analysis Reporting System
Contains data on all vehicle crashes in the United States that occur on a public roadway and involve a fatality in the crash. Additional data can be accessed and downloaded by following the site's Request Data tab.
Energy Information Administration/ U.S. Nuclear Reactor Data
Information on U.S. nuclear reactors including state data of excerpts from media, Nitrogen Oxide and sulfuric dioxide emissions levels, licensing status, and capacity.
EPA/ AirData Access to Air Pollution Data
The AirData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for the entire United States. AirData produces reports and maps of air pollution data based on criteria that you specify.
EPA/ Toxics Release Indicators (TRI)
Chemical- or site-specific reports from the Toxics Release Inventory database. Helps identify facilities & chemical disposal or other release patterns that warrant further study and analysis.
Search for facilities in community to assess their compliance with environmental regulations as well as investigate pollution sources, and a state's performance.
Provides single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data.
European Environment Agency/ Environmental Data and Maps
Provides access to interactive tools enabling you to examine environmental data and to explore maps of Europe.
European Union (EU) Safety and Health Statistics
Multiple data resources available from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.
IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) - NUCLEUS
Common access point to the IAEA's scientific, technical & regulatory information resources. Facilitates access to about 100 IAEA databases, scientific & technical publications as well as safety standards.
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP)
Use to track progress of tribal programs at the EPA. View specific information on EPA regulated facilities & monitoring stations from EPA & other agencies that are located within, and in the area around, the external boundaries of the tribe.
Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) Data Retrieval System
Comprised of data gathered from various MSHA systems. Data is updated weekly with dust sampling updated daily.
National Cancer Institute/ Cancer Statistics
Latest cancer statistics from the National Cancer Institute including state cancer profiles and FastStats for quick access to key SEER and US cancer statistics for major cancer sites by age, sex, race/ethnicity and data type.
National Toxicology Program (NTP) Database
Makes available data from more than 500 two-year, two species, toxicology and carcinogenesis studies and about 300 toxicity studies including both in vitro and in vivo tests.
A global portal to information on chemical substances providing free public access to information on chemical properties and direct links to collections of information prepared for government chemical review programmes.
Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development - OECDStat
OECD.Stat is a search tool for finding global data & metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies.
OSHA/Statistics and Data
Provides access to OSHA inspection data and BLS statistics on workplace injury, illness and fatalities.
Radiation Effects Research Foundation: A Cooperative Japan-US Research Organization
Downloadable data is available from the RERF. The purpose of the RERF is to conduct research, for peaceful purposes, on the medical effects of radiation on man.
Texas Department of State Health Services - Center for Health Statistics Data Links
Provides an access point for health-related data for Texas. Our data are used to support research, grant applications and policy development and to provide rapid needs response to health emergencies. Technical support in use of data is offered.
U.S. Dept of Agriculture/ Data Sets for Natural Resources and the Environment
Statistics and data on issues relating to U.S. food production as relates to subject of natural resources and the environment.
U.S. Dept of Transportation Office of Hazardous Materials Safety - Data and Statistics
Incident, registration and other statistics are provided to help stakeholders and the Federal government evaluate and improve safety measures in relation to the transportation of hazardous wastes.
UNICEF/Statistics by Area - Water and Sanitation
Country and regional data on drinking water and sanitation. Left bar tools provide access to downloadable data and country profiles.
WHO Data and Statistics
Data and statistic resources of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Work-Related Injury Statistics Query System
Provides a query system for national estimates & rates for nonfatal occupational injuries & illnesses treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments. Search based on demographic characteristics, nature of injury/illness, and incident circumstances.
- U.S. Contraception Workforce Tracker "The U.S. Contraception Workforce Tracker monitors the location, provider type, distribution/provider density, and Medicaid acceptance status of the prescription contraception workforce, with the goal of providing evidence-based support for policies and programs that can address gaps in contraceptive equity. "
- US Department of Agriculture Agroecosystems and Environoment datasets
Statistics on EOH issues
Click here for publicly available statistics on environment and occupational health.