New Toxicology/Occupational Health Resources

The Public Health Library has added the following new resources to its Toxicology/Occupational Health Resources web page at:

           Machine Safety: Prevention of Mechanical Hazards
This guide presents ways in which fixed guards and safety distances can be used to make working around most machines in the workplace safer. It was published jointly by the IRSST and the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST).

           Best Practices Guide to Synthetic Nanoparticle Risk Management
This guide was published jointly by the IRSST, the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST) and NanoQuébec. It lays out out a prevention strategy for those who work with nanoparticles.

          ALTBIB: Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing
This bibliography by the National Library of Medicine allows searches of the ALTBIB database up to the year 2000 and assists with PubMed searches on this topic from 2000 to the present. The site provides links to live PubMed searches on a variety of related topics including dermal toxicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, carcinogenesis and animal welfare. It also provides links to other related websites as well.