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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

 

•-•          NationalPesticideInformationCenter

            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

 

•-•          WesternCenter 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

            /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: 8/13/2016
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