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Worker Health and Safety

Resources and Links

On This Page:

Resources for Workers
Resources for Employers
Resources for Health Professionals

For a poison emergency in the U.S. call 1-800-222-1222. The Nebraska Regional Poison Center provides education programs, collects data, conducts research and assists first responders during hazardous materials incidents.

Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health

National Safety Council Fact Sheets

Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Program

Nebraska DHHS: Lead Poisoning Educational Materials
Lead poisoning educational materials from the Nebraska DHHS Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Nebraska DHHS: Office of Epidemiology Home Page

Nebraska DHHS: Injury Prevention and Control Program

Nebraska Safety Council
Provides leadership and resources to promote a safe and healthy environment in our workplace and community.

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court
The Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court administers and enforces the provisions of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act.

NIOSH: Health Hazard Evaluations
Employees and employee representatives can ask NIOSH to help learn whether health hazards are present at their place of work.

NIOSH Topic Areas and Fact Sheets

OSHA: Filing a Complaint with OSHA
Nebraska does not have a state-approved occupational safety and health program. Employees and their representatives can file a complaint with federal OSHA and request an inspection of their workplace if they believe there is a serious hazard or their employer is not following OSHA standards.

OSHA Fact Sheets

ToxTown
An interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances and environmental health concerns where you live, work, and play.

NIOSH: Health Hazard Evaluations
Employers can ask NIOSH to help them learn whether health hazards are present at their place of work.

Nebraska Department of Labor: OSHA On-site Consultation Program
Employers concerned about providing their employees with a safe and healthful workplace can request an on-site visit. One of the OSHA Consultation Program's consultants can help determine if safety and health hazards exist.

Work Well Inc.
A worksite wellness council in Southeast Nebraska that helps businesses have healthier employees.

Wellness Council of the Midlands (WELCOM)
Wellness council whose mission is to lead employers to create a workplace culture of health and wellness.

Great Plains Safety & Health Organization
Professional organization that promotes safety, health and environmental responsibility by providing professional education, support and advice to businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Nebraska Safety Council
Provides leadership and resources to promote a safe and healthy environment in our workplace and community.

Resources for Health Professionals

Information for Health Care Providers
Find more health care provider resources on reporting occupational health illnesses & injuries, required forms, and medical guidelines.

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

  
 
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