Health and Safety in the Workplace in the United Kingdom - Free Information, Resources & Links by EHSO

United Kingdom: Health and Safety in the Workplace

Here are links to sources of environmental information for and about the United Kingdom (Great Britain). The list is growing all the time. If you want to suggest a link or recommend information for a countries - click here to tell us!

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Primary Government Agencies

Health & Safety Executive - Britain's Government agency for workplace health and safety, akin to the U.S.'s OSHA

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Other government agencies:

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Links to Other Sites

  • Please note that whilst some of these links are to authorative sources, such as governmental bodies, even these must be checked for relevance to a users own circumstances because of differences in health and safety law requirements between countries. Users must satisfy themselves of the authority, accuracy and authenticity of any of the links listed on this page.

    Academic and related departments


    European Agency for Safety and Health at Work This site provides general information of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
    ECDIN - Environmental Chemicals Data and Information Network created under the Environmental Research Programme of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the Commission of European Communities

    CDC (USA Centers for Disease Control)
    EPA (USA Environmental Protection Agency)
    Health Canada The Canadian Health Network
    Laboratory Centre for Disease Control - Health Canada
    NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) USA
    NIH (National Institutes of Health USA)
    NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) USA
    NIWL (Swedish National Institute for Working Life)
    NLM (National Library of Medicine) USA
    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) USA
    WHO (World Health Organisation) WWW
    Workplace Safety and Health Division, Manitoba, Canada

    Occupational Health and Safety Information
    BMJ (British Medical Journal)
    Chemical Elements (including biological data)
    ECDIN DATABANK Chemical safety data
    ElNet Galaxy Indices - Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
    Ergonomics information including case studies
    Index of Occupational Safety and Health Resources on the Internet ILO International Labour Office Health and Safety Centre Geneva
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Chemical JTBaker
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Chemical University of Oxford
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Chemical on the Internet
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Chemical University of Utah USA
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Chemical Vermont SIRS MSDS Collection
    Material Safety Data Sheets, Infectious Microorganisms Laboratory Centre for Disease Control
    Where to find MSDS on the Internet Advice about MSDS and links to many MSDS and other related sites

  • U.K. Life Sciences Home Page
  • A guide to PPE in the workplace in the UK
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