Other Federal Agencies
The following are links to Spanish-language resources and other information on Hispanic workers from other federal agencies.
- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). The mission of the ATSDR is to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health (elcosh). This electronic library is translated into Spanish and contains searches for materials related to hazards, types of labor and other job safety training resources.
- National Ag Safety Database. This database provides various links and references to agricultural publications and documents in Spanish and other languages.
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). NIOSH's Spanish-language site includes Spanish-language versions of several NIOSH workplace safety and health documents relevant to industries and occupations in which large numbers of Spanish-speaking workers are employed. It also describes in Spanish how workers and employers can contact NIOSH and access basic services, such as health hazard evaluations.
- NIOSH Spanish Language Publications. NIOSH has issued a number of publications, videos, and other products in Spanish.
- NIOSH Hazard Alerts. These publications briefly present new information about occupational illnesses, injuries, and deaths. Alerts urgently request assistance in preventing, solving, and controlling newly identified occupational hazards. A number of NIOSH Alerts are available in Spanish.
- NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations. Information on this program is available in English and Spanish.
- NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program. This site includes the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports, including investigations of Hispanic worker fatalities: In-House Reports and State-Based Reports.
- Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. The CSB Web site includes Spanish-language materials, including investigation digests and videos.
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA's Spanish resource web page provides documents and sites of the EPA on several subjects. There are six sections: Daily life, Professional Life, Protecting the Children, Emergencies in the Environment, Other Resources in Spanish, and Laws and Treaties in Spanish.
- Federal Network for Young Worker Safety and Health (FedNet). FedNet is a federal interagency group dedicated to improving young worker safety and health.
- Can You Dig It? A Safety and Health Guide for Young Workers in Landscaping, Greenhouses and Nurseries (PDF). The guide is available in Spanish (PDF)
- Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). MSHA has a Spanish-language page generated through an automated translation service.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). A part of the Department of Transportation (DOT), NHTSA works to reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes through setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs.
- Multicultural Outreach Program
- National Institutes of Health (NIH). Spanish-language page.
- National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse was created in February 1998 by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association and the Federal Highway Administration to improve safety in highway work zones. The purpose of the clearinghouse is to provide information and referrals to government agencies, public and private organizations, and the general public concerning the safe and effective operation of traffic work zones.
- Spanish-Language Materials. This page includes links to information about Spanish language training courses, videos, and printed materials that are related to work zone safety by topic.
- Roadway Safety Awareness Program. This program provides an overview of common hazards in highway and road construction and simple prevention measures. It is intended to help your company produce the worker awareness needed to achieve best practices. It is designed for use by supervisory personnel with some safety and health experience or by safety and health personnel to orient new workers as they arrive on the jobsite. The program contents are available in both English and Spanish.
- Office of Minority Health (OMH). The OMH advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) on public health issues affecting various racial/ethnic groups including Hispanics/Latinos.
- The White House. This page contains White House information and news translated into Spanish.
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