Following is a list of freeware that provides tools and online resources related to OSHA which are not included in other topics. To learn more about a particular item, click on the item name. To download a software product or visit an interactive web site, click on "download" or "view," respectively. But first, please read our disclaimer and permissions page if you haven't already done so.

ChemAlert App
By Risk Management Technologies (RMT). ChemAlert for iPhone and iPad now brings ChemAlert to the world of mobiles. Key chemical safety management information including Hazards and GHS Classifications, Risk and Safety Phrases, First Aid information and recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is now be available at your fingertips. 100 products available in free version.
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Chemical Compatibility Database App
By Cole-Parmer. Find the right material/chemical compatibility for storage, transport and use. This app leverages years of research on chemical compatibility for plastics, metals, elastomers and ceramics. It contains more than 24,528 entries covering 584 chemicals and 42 materials. Available for your iPhone and iPad.
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Chemical Compatibility Database Online
By Cole-Parmer. Find the right material/chemical compatibility for storage, transport and use. This tool leverages years of research on chemical compatibility for plastics, metals, elastomers and ceramics. It contains more than 24,528 entries covering 584 chemicals and 42 materials.
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Diccionario de Términos de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo: Español – Inglés
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A PDF file of common occupational safety and health words and terms used in industries that employ Spanish-speaking workers. Spanish to English.
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Dictionary of Occupational Safety and Health Terms: English to Spanish
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A PDF file of English to Spanish occupational safety and health terms.
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EU Safety Phrases
By International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS). Safety phrases used in the European Union.
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First Aid InteliTool
By Aetna InteliHealth, Inc.. The time to prepare for accidents and emergencies is before they happen. This first aid guide can help you learn how to handle incidents both minor and major. Includes an A to Z database of conditions (like allergic reaction or unconsciousness) and a video library of instructional clips.
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Genium Web Club
By Genium Publishing Corporation. Free but requires registration. Browse several databases including Chemical Hazard Data (look up a CAS number, caution statement, or fire diamond for over 1,100 common workplace chemicals), Safety and Health Glossary (search over 1,500 terms, abbreviations, and acronyms of special interest to the safety community), and Environmental Data (look up method references and sampling guidelines, procedures, and preps for solid and aqueous samples).
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Hazard Identification Training Tool
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An interactive, online, game-based training tool for small business owners, workers and others interested in learning the core concepts of hazard identification. After using this tool, users will better understand the process to identify hazards in their own workplace.
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HazMat Reference and Emergency Response Guide App
By ThatsMyStapler Inc.. This iPhone app serves as a quick reference and educational tool for employees that are involved with the regular handling and storage or incident response of Hazardous Materials.
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Heat Safety Tool
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration and US Department of Labor. The App allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers. Then, with a simple "click," you can get reminders about the protective measures that should be taken at that risk level to protect workers from heat-related illness-reminders about drinking enough fluids, scheduling rest breaks, planning for and knowing what to do in an emergency, adjusting work operations, gradually building up the workload for new workers, training on heat illness signs and symptoms, and monitoring each other for signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Available for iPhone, Blackberry and Android.
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iAuditor -- Safety Audit and Checklist App
By SafetyCulture Pty Ltd. An iPhone app for workplace safety audits, pre-start checks and inspections that is customisable for every industry and application. Collaborate in the cloud.
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iJSA App
By SafetyCulture Pty Ltd. The iPhone/iPad app is a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Template for conducting work place risk assessments. Allows you to take photos and GPS tag your address while on site to include in the Risk Assessments of your JSA.
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International Hazard Datasheets on Occupations
By International Labour Organization. A multipurpose information resource containing information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to a specific occupation.
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MayoClinic Adult Health
By Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Learn the basics of adult health, explore health issues, including mental health and health at work.
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MediaLab First Aid
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course demonstrates how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver; tells how to administer bleeding aid; tells how to treat fractures; describes degrees of thermal burns and appropriate treament; and explains how to treat chemical burns.
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MediaLab OSHA Electrical Safety
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course describes the types of injury resulting from electrical hazards; tells about specific safety measures that may be taken to avoid risks associated with electricity; describes correct procedure for containing an electrical fire; and tells how to treat victims of electrical injuries.
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MediaLab OSHA Fire Safety
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course describes the three common classes of fire; tells how to guard against fires in the workplace; and describes the correct procedure for handling a fire emergency.
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MediaLab OSHA Formaldehyde
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course describes the charcteristics and symptoms of formaldehyde; explains relevant OSHA standards; describes environmental monitoring procedures; and tells how to protect yourself from the dangers of formaldehyde.
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MEDLINE plus Health Information
By US National Library of Medicine. Find information on hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Safety topics include accidents, first aid/emergencies, motor vehicle safety, and disasters and emergency preparedness.
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Napo's Films: Safety with a Smile
By Via Storia and Napo Consortium. The Napo series of films are produced in computer graphics. They feature characters in the world of work, faced with safety issues. The main character, Napo, and his partners express themselves in wordless language. It is this blend of education, cultural neutrality and humour set in a cartoon style.
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NIOSHTIC-2
By National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). NIOSHTIC-2 is a bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and other communication products supported in whole or in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). From 1930s to present.
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Online Safety Courses
By Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Online safety and health training for employers and employees on a wide variety of topics
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Online Training Modules
By Oklahoma State University. Modules for training employees at Oklahoma State University. Modules include Asbestos Awareness, Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Compressed Gas Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Hazard Communications, Hazardous Materials Transportation, Material Safety Data Sheets, Mower Safety, Office Ergonomics, Personal Protective Equipment in the Laboratory, Practicing Safe Science, and Stress Management.
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OR-OSHA 100: Safety and Health Management Basics
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Learn how to develop a proactive occupational safety and health program. This course discusses seven critical areas of a successful program. Subjects include: top management commitment, accountability, employee involvement, safety committees, hazard identification and control, accident investigation, and continuous safety improvement. For Oregon residents. CEU credits available.
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OR-OSHA 101: Safety Committee Basic Training
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Every company can benefit from an effective safety committee. Unfortunately, most safety committees do not understand their purpose or the role they play in assisting management to provide a safe and healthful workplace. This course helps the student understand his/her responsibilities as a safety committee member. It will help the safety committee chairperson successfully lead a safety committee. For Oregon residents. CEU credits available.
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OR-OSHA 112: Safety and the Supervisor
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This course will help new supervisors gain a greater understanding of their responsibility to provide a safe and healthful work area, regular oversight, adequate safety training, and ensure accountability. Emphasis is placed on how to carry out these responsibilities, and on the components of an effective accountability system. For Oregon residents. CEU credits available.
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OR-OSHA 120: Developing a Violence Prevention Program
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This course introduces the student to the seven-step process of developing an effective workplace violence prevention program. Topics include: Initial assessment, written policy development, prevention measures, training, reporting and investigation, post-incident follow-up, and program evaluation. For Oregon residents. CEU credits available.
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OR-OSHA Self-Inspection Checklist for the Workplace
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This evaluation tool is designed to help evaluate a company's safety and health program.
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Oregon OSHA Publications
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Find a variety of safety and health checklists, forms, posters, and other resources.
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OSHA Law and Regulations
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Find links to all current OSHA standards, information on the rulemaking process used to develop workplace health and safety standards, and links to all Federal Register notices that are currently open for comment. Also find links to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) and other relevant laws. Finally, find resources to explore the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and RegInfo.gov the federal government's public portal for all agency regulatory information.
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OSHA News
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Look at news releases, testimony and speeches from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
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OSHA News -- What's New
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. What's new at the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) -- check out the current news releases.
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OSHA Search Page
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Search the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) web site.
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OSHA's Small Business Outreach Training Program
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Provide ideas and organizational assistance to instructors for presenting basic information about selected topics in occupational safety and health, specifically focusing on the needs of small business. The topic discussions are available in both HTML and PDF formats. Overhead masters for presenting the topic and student handouts are available in PDF format.
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Partner with OSHA: New Ways of Working (100+Kbps feed)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This 11-minute web-based video provides information about the advantages of partnering with OSHA to develop an effective safety and health program for your company.
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Partner with OSHA: New Ways of Working (56Kbps feed)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This 11-minute web-based video provides information about the advantages of partnering with OSHA to develop an effective safety and health program for your company. Optimized for speeds up to 56 Kbps. A high-speed version is also available.
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Protecting Workers: How OSHA Conducts Inspections (100+Kbps feed)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This 18-minute web-based video follows a typical workplace inspection, discusses the different types of inspections, what triggers inspections, penalties, and employers' rights to appeal citations.
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Protecting Workers: How OSHA Conducts Inspections (56Kbps feed)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This 18-minute web-based video follows a typical workplace inspection, discusses the different types of inspections, what triggers inspections, penalties, and employers' rights to appeal citations. Optimized for speeds up to 56 Kbps. A high-speed version is also available.
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QuickTakes
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Contains a snapshot of OSHA's current activities that support safety and health in the workplace, including news and announcements, background information, and other information of interest to stakeholders. These summaries will often include links to the relevant web sites.
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Recalls and Safety Alerts App
By Health Canada. Get access to recent recalls and safety alerts from the Government of Canada including the most recent recalls and advisories from Health Canada, Transport Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The Recalls and Safety Alerts app is available for Apple, Android and BlackBerry.
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Safety and Related Acronyms
By The Laboratory Safety Institute. Find out the definition of safety-related acronyms with links to more information.
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Safety in Your Workplace
By Netscape and CCH Incorporated. "Why worry about safety? Simply because workplace accidents can destroy your business." -- That's how this program begins. It provides an introduction and sections on government regulation of workplace safety, developing and implementing a safety program, and emerging safety issues. It includes links and downloads of forms, such as an MSDS template and OSHA 200 log.
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SafetyInfo
By SafetyInfo.com/Safety Engineering. Download or view online written safety programs. Topics include Confined Space, Ergonomics, Emergency Planning, Process Safety Management, Accident Prevention, and Hazmat Response. Some free samples are available.
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SHE Express
By SHE Software Limited. SHE Express is a web-based incident/accident and F2508 reporting tool. The software provides simple, incident tracking allowing you to collect and verify information and manage it online. Records can be searched and printed off as PDF, Excel or HTML.
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Small Business Handbook: OSHA Self Inspection Checklists
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of Training and Education. OSHA's Small Business Handbook includes checklists for performing self inspections for OSHA compliance. Sections include Safety and Health Program, Personal Protective Equipment, Flammable and Combustible Materials, Hand and Portable Powered Tools, Lockout/Tagout Procedures, Confined Spaces, Electrical, Walking-Working Surfaces, Hazard Communication, and more.
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USW Safety
By United Steelworkers. The USW Safety iPhone/iPad app is designed as an easy and accessible chemical safety reference for workers. Search the New Jersey Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) database by chemical name, DOT number, CAS number, or RTK Substance number to view the entire fact sheet. This includes information on workplace exposure limits, health hazards, workplace controls, personal protective equipment, handling and storage, and emergency information. Flip through an electronic version of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards or search for a chemical by name in the index to view its properties, exposure limits, recommended personal protective equipment and first aid. A US Department of Labor Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winner in January 2013.
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Violence in the Workplace: Awareness
By CCOHS. Workplace violence is a serious issue that affects all business sectors and occupations and the safety and security of every employee and employer. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote the awareness of this very important issue, and as a precursor to CCOHS' commercial Workplace Violence e-courses.
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Working Safely Is No Accident -- The Game
By University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Working Safely is No Accident is designed to offer workers, primarily those ages 13-24, conveniently accessible information on common workplace hazards and workers' rights to a safe workplace. US Department of Labor Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Grand Prize Winner in January 2013.
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Workplace Safety Laws
By Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute. Easily find US Federal and State statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions related to workplace safety.
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