Covid-19 – Pandemic – Resources
Alaska – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Alaska. We are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, Tribal, state and local partners to respond to this continuously evolving public health threat.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.www.cdc.gov
Department of Transportation (DOT):
The Department of Transportation plays an active part in the United States Government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, DOT helps support the Administration’s efforts to contain and mitigate the spread of the virus, and ensure continuation of critical infrastructure support and relief for the American people.
Coronavirus Resources at the Department of Transportation
US Department of Transportation Encompasses:
- Federal Aviation (FAA);
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA);
- Federal Transit Administration (FTA);
- Federal Railroad Administration (FRA);
- Maritime Administration (MARAD);
- National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA);
- Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO’s primary role is to direct international health within the United Nations’ system and to lead partners in global health responses.
The American Society of Safety Professionals
Latest Resources : Latest Webinar COVID 19: The Role of the Risk Management Process and Its Impact on Pandemics. On March 25, 2020, ASSP hosted a webinar, COVID-19 and Risk Assessment, with Bruce Lyon, P.E., CSP, SMS, Vice President with Hays Companies, and Georgi Popov, Ph.D., CSP, QEP, a professor at University of Central Missouri.
National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is committed to sharing relevant resources to help keep our members and the public informed about coronavirus, or COVID-19. Visit our page for updates.
Safety Regulatory and Informational Resources
Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration
State of Alaska – OSHA – AK OSH
Alaska Occupational Safety and Health (AKOSH), Alaska Department of Labor .
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | Protecting Miners’ Safety and Health Since 1978
State of Alaska – Department of Public Safety
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the state agency charged with providing functions relative to the protection of life, property, and wildlife resources. Department members enforce criminal laws, traffic laws and regulations, wildlife laws and regulations, fire laws and regulations, and are additionally responsible for a number of public safety related functions.
Alaska Department of Public Safety
National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS)
The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) at the University of Northern Iowa works for all children to have access to safe environments for play. We want to help educate communities on safe, quality, and fun play areas for children. We advocate at the local, state, and national level to support play, access, and enjoyable playground environments.
Safety Associations and Information
Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP)
For over 30 years, AHMP has been, and remains, the leading organization for the hazardous materials management profession. The resources it provides to its members support their efforts to create a future where the Earth is unburdened by pollution, everyone has a healthy and safe work environment, and hazardous materials are used and transported safely and efficiently.
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
American Industrial Hygiene Association works to provide information and resources to Industrial Hygienists and Occupational Health professionals.
American Society of Safety Professionals:
Become a Member. As an ASSP member, you will elevate your career, gain knowledge, tools and resources to prevent worker injuries, illnesses and fatalities, help improve your company’s performance, and become part of a vibrant community of more than 39,000 safety professionals working together for a safer, stronger future.
National Safety Council – Our Mission is Safety
The National Safety Council (NSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nongovernmental public service organization promoting health and safety in the United States of America. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, NSC is a member organization, founded in 1913 and granted a congressional charter in 1953.
Associated General Contractors of America
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 27,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms.
Research Informational Sites
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
CDC – The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People
US – Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB)
The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the agency’s board members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities.