Wisconsin Hazardous Events-Related Links (Federal Agencies)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR)  

Specific toxicological information about hazardous materials, along with information about emergency response, including the publication "Medical Management Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures". 

Ammonia Refrigeration E-Tool

This illustrated E-Tool from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, contains information about ammonia safety and health, receiving and storage, emergency response, and general safety, and contains a plant safety self-inspection checklist.

National Response Center 

The Federal government's mechanism for emergency response to discharges of oil and the release of chemicals into the navigable waters or environment of the United States and its territories.  Includes the environmental response notification system, a toll-free number for reporting oil, chemical and other types of spills and releases.

National Response Center, Data Query Page - Provides the ability to query and/or download nationwide information about spills and releases that have been reported to the NRC.

NIOSH Pocket Guide To Chemical Hazards 

Provides general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals for workers, employers, and the general public. Easy to access within this site, the NIOSH Pocket Guide (NPG) presents key information and data about substances (or substance groupings) found in the work environment.

U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board  

Provides information about current and completed investigations, along with safety publications and recommendations. Note: the CSB is an independent federal agency whose mission is to prevent industrial accidents and save lives. It's ultimate goal is to determine the root cause of accidents. 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A broad range of environmental "Key Topics", including information about emergencies and chemical emergency preparedness and prevention. 

EPA Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office

Works to: prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies; respond to environmental crises; inform the public about chemical hazards in their community; and share lessons learned about chemical accidents.

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Last Revised: July 10, 2015