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Safety, Health and Environmental Management

 

This webpage offers Salinas employees the opportunity to electronically access Safety, Health, and Environmental Management (SHEM) information as it pertains to the Salinas location and other regions within the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). This includes information regarding SHEM personnel, safety & health resources, environmental management resources, training programs, current events, and specific questions and answers.

 

Contact Information

 

Salinas Safety Contacts:

 

          Don Wade, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Safety Committee

            Chairman,831-755-2860 (Parlier, CA)

  dwade@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Sharon Benzen, Agronomist, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2828

          sbenzen@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Julia Schrandt, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2856 

                 jschrandt@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Linda Pakish, Chemical Hygiene Officer, 831-755-2846   

                 lpakish@pw.ars.usda.gov

          David Lara, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2817         

                 dlara@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Stella Lee, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2857

                 lee@vegmail.ucdavis.edu

          Buck Silveira, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2816       

                 bsilveira@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Krishna Subbarao, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2890 

                 kvsubbarao@ucdavis.edu

          JoAnn Tanaka, Safety Committee Member, 831-755-2852     

                 jtanaka@pw.ars.usda.gov

 

Safety, Health, & Environmental Management personnel in the Pacific West:

 

          Alvin Humphrey, Area Safety & Health Manager, 510-559-6124

                 ahumphrey@pw.ars.usda.gov

 

 

Safety Links

 

          Code of Federal Regulations

          http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html

 

          National Fire Protection Association

            http://www.nfpa.org/index.asp?cookie%5Ftest=1

 

          NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

            http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html

 

          OSHA

            http://www.osha.gov/

 

          CDC - Centers for Disease Control

            http://www.cdc.gov/

 

          National Agriculture Safety Database (NIOSH)

            http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nasd.html

 

          California Department of Occupational Health and Safety

            http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh1.html

 

          OSHA Part 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Standards

          http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owastand.display_standard_group?p_toc_level=1&p_part_number=1910

 

Occupational Health Links

 

          EPA Envirofacts Chemical References

          http://www.epa.gov/enviro/html/emci/chemref/index.html

 

          Internet Safety Links and Portals

            http://www.siri.org/links.html

 

          National Pesticide Information Center

            http://npic.orst.edu/

 

          California Department of Toxic Substances

            http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/index.cfm

 

          Monterey County Hazardous Materials Program

       http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/health/EnvironmentalHealth/HazMat/contactInfo.htm

 

          Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety

            http://agcenter.ucdavis.edu/home.php

 

          Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

            http://coeh.berkeley.edu/

 

          California Young Workers Health and Safety Website

            http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~safejobs/

 

          Workplace Safety and Health Resources

            http://www.croetweb.com/

 

          HazMatters

            http://www.mpcfaculty.net/ron_rinehart/hazmatrs.htm

 

Industrial Hygiene Links

 

          American Industrial Hygiene Association

            http://www.aiha.org/Content

 

          American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

            http://www.acgih.org/home.htm

 

          US DOE Industrial Hygiene Standards

           http://www.hss.energy.gov/NuclearSafety/techstds/standard/std6005/std60052001.pdf

 

Environmental Management Links

 

          Executive Order 13148 – Environmental Management

            http://www.epa.gov/EMS/position/eo13148.htm

 

          United States Environmental Protection Agency

            http://www.epa.gov/

 

          California Integrated Waste Management Board

            http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/

 

          Clean Air Act

            http://www.epa.gov/air/caa/peg/

 

          Clean Water Act

          http://www.epa.gov/region5/water/cwa.htm

 

          Fedcenter – Environmental Stewardship and Compliance

            http://www.fedcenter.gov/index.cfm?

 

          California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Asssessment

            http://www.oehha.ca.gov/index.html

 

          Proposition 65

            http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65.html

 

          US EPA Hazardous Waste Data

            http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/hazwaste/data/

 

          US EPA Extremely Hazardous Substances

          http://yosemite.epa.gov/oswer/ceppoweb.nsf/content/ehs_2003.htm?openDocument

 

          US EPA WASTES

            http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/osw/index.htm

 

          US EPA Waste Generator Training Modules

            http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/hotline/modules.htm

 

          UC Davis Office of Environmental Health and Safety

            http://ehs.ucdavis.edu/

 

          Stanford Environmental Health and Safety

            http://www.stanford.edu/dept/EHS/prod/

 

          UC Berkeley Office of Environmental Health and Safety

            http://www.ehs.berkeley.edu/

 

          UC Santa Cruz Environmental Health and Safety

            http://ehs.ucsc.edu/

 

Greening the Government

 

          Executive Order 13101 – Greening the Government

            http://www.ofee.gov/eo/13101.asp

 

          Executive Order 13123 – Efficient Energy

            https://www.denix.osd.mil/denix/Public/ES-Programs/Pollution/Green/eo13123pres.html

 

          Executive Order 13148 – Environmental Management

            http://www.epa.gov/EMS/position/eo13148.htm

 

Other ARS Safety Pages

 

          North Atlantic Region

            http://www.arserrc.gov/NAASafety/

 

          Midwest Region

            http://www.mwa.ars.usda.gov/mwa/shem/shem.shtml

 

          Northern Plains Region

            http://www.ars.usda.gov/Aboutus/docs.htm?docid=10126

 

Ergonomics

 

          NIH Health and Safety Guide to Laboratory Ergonomics

          http://www.niehs.nih.gov/odhsb/ergoguid/home.htm

 

          CDC Laboratory Ergonomics

            http://www.cdc.gov/od/ohs/Ergonomics/labergo.htm

 


Last Modified: 8/23/2007