Following is a list of freeware that provides information on issues related to assessing and managing safety risks. Before you access any software or apps, please read our disclaimer and permissions page if you haven't already done so.

CAMEO Chemicals
By US Environmental Protection Agency and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. An online, easy-to-use version of the most popular components of the CAMEO program: the chemical database and the reactivity prediction tool. It contains response recommendations for over 6,000 chemicals. The database also contains over 100,000 chemical synonyms and identification numbers, which aid emergency responders in identifying unknown substances during an incident.

Certified Equipment List (CEL)
By National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Search information about certified respirators and certified coal mine dust personal sampler units.

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.

Confined Spaces Advisor (download)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps comply with the Permit Required Confined Spaces Standard (29 CFR 1910.146). This software will assist users to identify confined spaces and deal with permit required confined spaces.

Confined Spaces Advisor (online)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps comply with the Permit Required Confined Spaces Standard (29 CFR 1910.146). This software will assist users to identify confined spaces and deal with permit required confined spaces.

CSB Animation of BP Texas City Refinery Accident
By US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). Diagrams the cause of the accident at BP Texas City Refinery.

CSB Video Archive
By US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). Safety videos from the CSB including videos about accidents.

Dangerous Goods Manual App
By Knorre. The Dangerous Goods Manual Android App helps you identify hazardous materials (HazMat). Includes ERI-Cards (Emergency Response Intervention Cards) for guidance on initial actions for fire crews.

EU Risk Notes
By International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS). Risk notes used in the European Union.

EU Risk Phrases
By International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS). Risk phrases used in the European Union.

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).

International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSCs)
By International Programe on Chemical Safety (IPCS) and NIOSH. Contains International Chemical Safety Cards in eight languages and indexed in a variety of ways. An ICSC summarizes essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.

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.

Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Tool for Chem/Bio Protection of Buildings
By National Institute of Standards and Technology. The life-cycle cost analysis tool helps users make consistent comparisons of Chem/Bio protection strategies based on established economic evaluation practices. The wide range of Chem/Bio protection strategies, the permanence of investment-based solutions, and the expense of their installation, operation, and maintenance necessitate an evaluation tool that allows one to systematically and consistently evaluate competing alternatives.

Logging eTool
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Outlines the required and recommended work practices that can reduce logging hazards.

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.

National Agriculture Safety Database (NASD)
By National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). A database of materials (publications, videos, etc.) devoted to increased safety, health and injury prevention in agriculture.

OSHA Fire Safety Advisor
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Addresses OSHA's general industry standards for fire safety and emergency evacuation (Subpart E, 29CFR 1910.36, 37, and 38), and for firefighting, fire suppression, and fire detection systems and equipment (Subpart L, 29CFR1910.156 through 165). It asks you about a building and business policies and practices to prepare the guidance you need.

OSHA Hazard Awareness Advisor (download)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps users, particularly small businesses, to identify and understand common occupational safety and health hazards in their work places. From the user's answers to questions, it prepares a customized report that briefly describes the likely hazards and the OSHA standards which address those hazards.

OSHA Hazard Awareness Advisor (online)
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps users, particularly small businesses, to identify and understand common occupational safety and health hazards in their work places. From the user's answers to questions, it prepares a customized report that briefly describes the likely hazards and the OSHA standards which address those hazards.

OSHA Lead in Construction Advisor
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps users, especially small business, to understand OSHA's Lead in Construction standard (29CFR1926.62). It asks about work policies and practices to provide help regarding coverage of the rule, initial determinations, use of exposure data, and more.

OSHA Search Page
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Search the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) web site.

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.

Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts
By US Food and Drug Administration. Lists the most significant product actions of the last 60 days, based on the extent of distribution and the degree of health risk.

Recalls.gov
By Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Online resource for U.S Government recalls of environmental products, food, medicine, cosmetics, consumer products, motor vehicles, and boats.

Respiratory Protection Technical Advisor
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps you comply with the new OSHA respirator standard. This Advisor will instruct you on the proper selection of respiratory protection and the development of change schedules for gas/vapor cartridges.

Silica eTool
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Helps you comply with the OSHA Standard on respirable crystalline silica.

The Difference Between Respirators and Surgical Masks Video
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration and US Department of Labor. A surgical mask is not a respirator and that's an important distinction for you and your employer to understand. So lets review the significant differences between the two.

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