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Occupational Health

Several organizations offer free access to material safety data sheets (MSDS).

  • MSDS Search—National Repository ( 

    Free access to over 2,500,000 material safety data sheets—the largest centralized reference source available on the Internet. Besides searching their site, they also offer cross-searching of various other organizations offering MSDSs (e.g., Vermont SIRI, Seaton Compliance, and University of Akron). Also includes a “last resort” link to suggestions for finding that elusive MSDS.

  • Vermont SIRI ( 

    Browse either alphabetically by manufacturer or search using whole or partial words, company name, product name or the CAS or NSN. Also includes the ability to search toxicology reports.

  • Where to Find MSDS on the Internet ( 

    Comprehensive list of links to online sources for material safety data sheets.


National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ( 

The federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. Access NIOSH publications, databases, reports on health hazard evaluations and fact sheets related to chemical safety, musculoskeletal disorders and emergency response, among others.


Osh.Net ( 

Gateway to safety and health information with links to Web sites covering safety, industrial hygiene, emergency management, occupational health, legal issues, etc. ( 

Access to training resources (handouts, certificates and toolbox tips) and compliance information (federal directives and regulations, guidance documents and checklists).


Vermont SIRI (Safety Information Resources on the Internet) ( 

Occupational and environmental safety and health information, including a comprehensive list of links to other safety sites on the Web and material safety data sheets 


Worker Health Chartbook 2004 ( 

Current and historical data on the nature and prevalence of work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths. Produced by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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