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These groups can be a good source of information. For others, you might want to look at Directory of Associations
, which is a searchable list of over 36,000 associations worldwide.
American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
Global association for occupational safety and health professionals.
Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation (CRESP)
University-based national organization created specifically to develop a credible strategy for providing the information needed for risk-based clean-up of complex contaminated environments, especially those for which the Department of Energy is responsible.
Federal Focus, Inc.
Nonprofit foundation that was formed for the purpose of providing nonpartisan research and analysis of broad policy and technical issues associated with operations of the Executive Branch of the Federal government. Some areas of research focus on federal procurement of materials and services, and health, safety, and environmental risk assessment.
National Safety Council
Nonprofit, nongovernmental, international public service organization dedicated to improving the safety, health and environmental well-being of all people. Maintains statistics on accidents and publishes the Journal of Safety Research.
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Fosters professional collaboration in the use of state-of-the-art methods in risk analysis.
The United States Government is a good source of data and other types of materials. Below are some of the most useful for environmental issues. See Government Documents for essential resources in all areas of government.
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
An index of occupational safety and health resources on the Internet.
RiskWorld was launched by Tec-Com Inc. in 1995 as one of the first online risk publications.
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