Safety and Health on the Internet

Safety and Health on the Internet

by Ralph B. Stuart III, Christopher Moore

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Overview

Offering more than 100 new pages of listings and more than 1,200 health and safety websites, discussion groups, terms, and newsgroups, this reference helps readers increase their awareness of safety resources on the Internet and allows them to find exactly what they need quickly and without the help of search engines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865876699
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 07/28/1999
Series: Government Institutes Internet Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 546
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsvii
Chapter 1Introduction to the Internet1
What is the Internet?2
Connecting to the Internet6
Rules of Thumb for Using the Internet10
The Future11
Chapter 2Internet Information Tools13
Internet Information13
Clients and Servers14
Node Names, Email Addresses, and URLs14
File Libraries17
Discussion Groups19
Newsgroups26
Chapter 3The Internet as a Research Tool29
Finding Information on the Internet29
Internet Search Strategy33
Organizing the Web: Web Directories and Search Engines34
Using Web Search Engines and Directories37
Top 50 Safety Web Sites40
Chapter 4Networking on the Network91
General Considerations91
Styles of Participation92
Finding Discussion Groups94
Chapter 5Marketing Safety on the Internet99
Planning Your Web Site100
Technical Computer Issues103
Promoting Your Web Site105
Chapter 6Emerging Issues on the Internet111
The Bad News112
The Good News115
Accessing PDF Files with Adobe Acrobat Reader117
Free Databases and Document Collections119
Chapter 7A Web Safety and Health Directory125
Section AGeneral Health and Safety Information127
1.General Health and Safety Information and Statistics127
2.Environmental Protection163
3.Commercial Services180
4.Academic Sites217
5.Professional Organizations229
6.Government Agencies242
7.Regulatory Information268
8.Material Safety Data Sheet Sites and Software286
Section BHealth and Safety Specialties290
1.Agricultural Safety290
2.Art Safety293
3.Biosafety293
4.Chemical Safety297
5.Construction Safety310
6.Emergency Response, Fire and Rescue313
7.Ergonomics320
8.Industrial/Occupational Hygiene329
9.Industrial Safety335
10.Laboratory Safety340
11.Mine Safety343
12.Noise and Hearing344
13.Occupational Medicine344
14.Office Safety358
15.Product Safety363
16.Public Health363
17.Public Safety369
18.Radiation and Laser Safety372
19.Safety and Risk Management379
20.Workers' Compensation, Rehabilitation and Disability386
Section CWeb Sites of General Interest390
1.Search Engines and Directories390
2.Reference Information392
3.Sources of Computer Software394
4.Internet Culture394
Section DGeographic Listing of Web Sites (excluding U.S. sites)396
Argentina396
Australia396
Austria401
Belgium401
Brazil402
Canada403
China429
Czech Republic430
Estonia430
European Union430
Finland433
France433
Germany434
Iceland434
India434
International434
Ireland437
Italy437
Japan438
Netherlands439
New Zealand439
Norway441
Peru441
Poland441
Singapore441
South Africa442
Spain442
Sweden442
Switzerland444
Taiwan445
United Kingdom445
Chapter 8Discussion Directory453
Biosafety454
Chemical Safety454
Construction Safety460
Disaster/Emergency Response & Management/Fire461
Ergonomics/Human Factors468
Industrial Safety470
Industrial/Occupational Hygiene473
Laboratory Safety475
Natural Hazards476
Noise/Hearing477
Occupational Medicine477
Office Safety483
Professional Associations/Societies485
Public Health486
Public Safety491
Product Safety494
Radiation Safety495
Regulatory Information495
Safety Management/Risk Management500
Standards505
Toxicology505
Workers Compensation, Rehabilitation, Disability506
Usenet Newsgroups511
Appendix 1An Internet Glossary513
Appendix 2Email Reference Material521
Index537

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