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References and resources

Distance education: WebCT home page

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies: Important information

Registered students may access their personal academic files, through Minerva, to change their personal information (mailing address, contact information, etc.); to verify their financial account at the University; and to access their final course marks at the end of each academic term.

Below are important links to pages that you may want to visit

  1. Graduate Studies: Rules and regulations for graduate students
  2. Academic integrity
  3. Graduate admission and funding

Health and health promotion

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

American Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Arthritis, Canada

Arthritis, USA

Canadian Health Network
A national, 100% Canadian, bilingual site, sponsored by the federal government, with the goal of providing Canadians with reliable, officially reviewed information on child care, healthy eating, addictions, disabilities and more. Recommended to OH professionals as a health promotion resource and an opportunity to know what information is available to your workers.

Cancer Society, Canada

Drug Infonet

Hardin MD

Heart Disease, USA

Toxicology, industrial hygiene and environmental health

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

American Industrial Hygiene Association This site maintains a list of jobs opportunities for occupational health professionals

(The) Association of Occupational & Environmental Clinics

Integrated Risk Information System (from EPA - Environmental Protection Agency)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Occupational and Environmental Medicine WWW Resource Index (DUKE University - good links!)

SAREC - OH&S Bookstore

Toxnet (Toxicology Data Network)

Safety

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Institut de recherche en santé et sécurité au travail/Quebec Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute

National Safety Council

Where to find MSDSs on the Internet.

Legislation

Institut de recherche en santé et sécurité du travail du Québec

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH, USA)

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA),
United States Department of Labor

Ontario Human Rights Commission

Ontario Ministry of Labour

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Canada)

WSIB - Workers Compensation in Ontario

Professionnal Certification

Graduates from the Program may apply for certification by Professionnal Organisations in their respective fields. Below is a list of links to such Organisations

The Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists is a non-profit organization mandated to establish the norms for professional compentence for registered occupational hygienists and occupational hygiene technologists across Canada. Registration with the CRBOH confers the right to use the designation Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or Registered Occupational Hygiene Technologist (ROHT).

The Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine was established to "encourage the study, improve the practice and elevate the standards of occupational medicine throughout Canada." It is incorporated federally to certify competence of those physicians with special knowledge of occupational medicine.Examinations are held once a year in either English or French.

Offered by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the certification credential is part of a respected national certification program. The program is developed by Canadian nurses for Canadian nurses. This credential reflects the unique elements and challenges required to reward excellence in nursing.

Practice resources

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

American Association for Occupational Health Nurses (excellent resource!)

Association of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)
Information on safety issues, as well as on professional development and networking for safety professionals.

Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (lots of valuable information)

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Association of Canada (OEMAC) and the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine (CBOM)

World Wide Nurse: The Internet Nursing Resource

Miscellaneous

American Psychological Association (1998)
The APA is the premier resource for bibliography and citation style particularly used in the humanities and in nursing, and increasingly adopted by scientific publications in general. Information includes how to cite information from the Internet and the WWW.

Chemistry Department of the University of Kentucky
This web site provides a comprehensive list of links to sites offering MSDS and related health and safety information.

McGill Health Sciences Library

McGill Library full-text journals

McMaster University

New Jersey fact sheets on occupational health and the environment
(direct download of Portable File Document, or PDF file)

(The) Public Health & Preventive Medicine (USA) page

UC Berkeley Library has written an excellent tutorial for both Internet beginners and advanced learners.

World Health Organization