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Advocacy and Policy Development Series (PH 431-437)
By The School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Illinois Public Health Preparedness Center offers competency-based, completely online courses for public health workers that are offered in a self-directed, instructor-led format. This series covers advocacy and policy development and includes the courses PH 431 to PH 437: What is Public Health Policy, Advocacy & Law?; Making Public Health Policy; Advocating Public Health Policy; Legal and Legislative Processes; Regulatory Processes of Public Health Law; Operational Processes of Public Health Law; and Evaluating Public Health Policy.
By Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute. Find laws, regulations, and judicial decisions from the US and from around the globe.
By Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute. Easily find US Federal and State statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions related to health.
By European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. Access safety and health information from the European Union Member States, including legislation, good practice information, research, statistics, and more. Information is often in the language of the selected country.
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.
Pesticide Poisoning Diagnostic Tool
By Pesticide Action Network North America. An online resource to help physicians identify
and report pesticide-related illnesses. Visitors select from an extensive list of symptoms and the Tool generates a list of pesticides which are consistent with those symptoms, as well as information on any other symptoms that may be associated with poisoning by that pesticide. Once a case of pesticide poisoning has been confirmed by the physician, the Tool provides information on how to report the incident to the appropriate authorities. Reporting information is currently available for the US only, organized by state.
The Bioterrorism Act of 2002
By US Food and Drug Administration. The events of Sept. 11, 2001, reinforced the need to enhance the security of the United States. Congress responded by passing the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act), which President Bush signed into law June 12, 2002.
US Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR)
By US Government Printing Office (GPO). Search for any US regulation, such as the environmental regulations in 40 CFR or OSHA regulations in 20 CFR
US Congressional Record
By US Government Printing Office (GPO). The official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session
US Federal Register
By US Government Printing Office (GPO). The official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of US Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents
US Public Laws
By US Government Printing Office (GPO). A collection of US laws enacted during the current Congress through 104th Congress (1995-1996) and are prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration.
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.