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Business Basics » Nonprofit Basics

Resources and tools for managing nonprofits

US Government Auding Standards [15357] ?

Text of the Yellow Book prescribes general standards for conducting financial & performance audits

Business Data » Safety Data

Workplace safety statistical data from government and industry sources

Occupational Injury & Illness Classification Manual [260] ?

Manual explaining Bureau of Labor Statistics OSHA occupational injury and illness rates

Business Data » Statistical Resources

Statistical textbooks, lectures, calculators, tutorials and more

International Monetary Fund Statistics [15177] ?

IMF data and statistics

Business Periodicals » Government Publications

Publications produced by the USA government

Whole Building Design Guide [16768] ?

Building design criteria documents/publications for federal buildings

Chemical Management » Asbestos Hazards

Control programs, health effects, abatement, technical resources on asbestos

Engineering Control of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) [pdf] [5501] ?

Safety requirements for the demolition, removal, encapsulation and disposal of ACM

Chemical Management » Chemical Labeling

Chemical labels, hazard communication labeling requirements & more

Pesticide Label Review Manual [10425] ?

Manual used by the EPA Office of Pesticide Programs for pesticide label review

Chemical Management » Storage Tanks

Above ground and below ground storage tanks EPA requirements

2015 EPA Underground Storage Tank Rule Revisions [2563] ?

Guidance from the US EPA

Corporate Law » Computer Law

Computer technology & the law

Prosecuting Intellectual Property Crimes Manual [12540] ?

Guidance to law enforcement on investigation & prosecution of violations of federal IP laws

Corporate Law » Courts

Court opinions from federal and state courts

Federal Rules of Evidence [10478] ?

Rules govern the introduction of evidence in proceedings, both civil & criminal, in Federal court

Federal Rules used by US Federal Courts [10480] ?

Text of the rules - of Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, Appellate Procedure and more

U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines Manual [5557] ?

From the US Sentencing Commission

Corporate Law » Labor Law

Employment & labor law resources and tools

NLRB Manuals [13469] ?

Provide a wealth of material useful for understanding and navigating NLRB cases

Corporate Law » Litigation

Case management and litigation resources

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence [5553] ?

Federal Judiciary Center reference manual on scientific evidence for the federal judiciary

Disaster Management » Health Service Disasters

Health care facility emergency plans and disaster guidance

Field Manual: Health Services in a Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Environment [4281] ?

Full text of US Army manual on medical support services for nuclear, biological & chemical warfare

US Army Medical Management Chemical Warfare Field Manual [pdf] [11522] ?

Treatment of Chemical Agent Casualties and Conventional Military Chemical Injuries

Disaster Management » Winter Disasters

Extreme cold and ice storm disaster safety, winter storm preparation

Prevention of Cold Weather Injuries [pdf] [19006] ?

US military directive on cold weather survival

Employee Health » Drug Guides

Pharmacology clinical resources

Updated DEA Manuals [22551] ?

US Drug Enforcement Administration controlled substances manuals

Employee Health » First Aid Care

First aid manuals and handouts

Field Hygiene and Sanitation [11519] ?

Full text of the US Army field manual

First Aid for Soldiers [11518] ?

Field first aid guidance - what to do before medical personnel arrive

Employee Health » Occupational Health

Occupational medicine reference materials

Bloodborne Pathogens - Occupational Exposure [pdf] [17063] ?

Providesguidance for BBP programs and medical surveillance

Employee Health » Stress Reduction

Mental health stress, stress management, workplace stress

Combat Stress Control [11572] ?

US Army manual for combat stress control

Employee Management » HR Handbooks

Employee handbooks and procedures manuals

Handbook on Alternative Work Schedules [10851] ?

Provides a framework for US Federal agencies to consult in establishing alternative work schedules

Employee Management » HR Policies

Ready-to-use sample letters, contracts, forms, policies, checklists

Employee and Labor Relations Manual [30221] ?

9 chapters plus forms

US Postal Service Employment and Placement Manual [30378] ?

Recruitment, examinations, selection, assignments, promotion

Employee Management » Job Classification

Sample job descriptions, checklists, documents of job analysis

Federal Classification Systems [13206] ?

General Schedule (GS) (white collar) and Federal Wage System (FWS) (blue collar)

Employee Management » Work Hours

Federal work-hour guidelines related to FLSA

Field Operations Handbook of US DOL Wage and Hour Division [28187] ?

Interpretations of statutory provisions, procedures for conducting investigations, and general administrative guidance

Environmental Protection » Hazardous Waste Guides

Hazardous waste management, site remediation, waste minimization guides

Occupational Safety & Health Guidance Manual for Hazardous Waste Sites [6212] ?

Workplace safety manual for hazardous waste sites

Government Laws » ADA Laws

Case law, regulations, materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

American with Disabilities Act Document Center [698] ?

Full text of ADA law, accessibility guidelines, technical assistance manuals

Government Laws » Bar Codes

Information about Universal Product Code Standards - NOT the text of the stds

GS1 Standards [230] ?

Explanation of UPC bar codes for product identification, etc

Government Laws » FDA Laws

Food & Drug Administration regulations - FDA Food Code, etc.

FDA Inspectional References [1257] ?

Text of inspection manuals used by FDA field investigators and inspectors

Health Cost Management » Medical Coding

Coding: DRG, APG & ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM. Medicare payment rates

National Correct Coding Initiatives Edits [24302] ?

National correct coding methodologies to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment in Part B claims

Human Factors » Lifting

Ergonomic guidance controlling manual handling hazards in the workplace

Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling [6172] ?

For managers and supervisors in industries that involve the manual handling of containers

Human Factors » References

Design guide, ergonomics manual, lecture notes and more

US Navy Ergonomics [5503] ?

Materials in use by the US Navy

Insurance » Product Insurance

Product liability, product assurance manual, consumer product safety

CPSC Recall Handbook [pdf] [10470] ?

A Guide for Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Retailers on Product Recall Requirements

FDA Investigations Operations Manual [16061] ?

Primary procedure manual for FDA personnel performing inspections and special investigations

FDA Regulatory Procedures Manual [16057] ?

A reference document for FDA enforcement procedures, practices & policy guidance - recalls, etc

FDA/ORA Compliance Policy Guidance Manual [16058] ?

Contains FDA compliance policy and regulatory action guidance for FDA staff

Insurance » Risk Management

Risk management concepts, issues, principles, and theories

Risk Management Tactics, Techniques & Procedures [19024] ?

Manual used by the US military for risk management planning procedures

OSHA Requirements » Machinery

Machine guarding technical resources from OSHA

Machine Safeguarding Manual [1091] ?

OSHA's 1992 manual on the concepts and techniques of machine safeguarding

OSHA Requirements » Manuals

Full text of OSHA technical manuals

OSHA Directives [1363] ?

Directives to OSHA field inspectors - locate by number or by date

OSHA Technical Manual [1105] ?

Provides technical information and guidance on occupational safety and health topics

VPP Policies & Procedures Manual [pdf] [24605] ?

Framework of policy and procedure for administering the OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs

Personal Finance » Medicare

Beneficiary and consumer info

Medicare Providers: Long-Term Care [23647] ?

What long-term care services are available, how much you can expect to pay, what financing options are available

Property Management » Fire Prevention Plans

Fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

Manual: Fire Support for Heavy Brigade Operations [19040] ?

How-to technical field manual for heavy fire brigades

Reference Materials » Online Maps

Online maps with interactive functions for the US and worldwide

Bing Maps & Directions [11860] ?

US, Canadian and international driving maps

Safety Administration » Safety Programs

Workplace safety and health programs & manuals

Safety Programs - US Marine Corps [18425] ?

Safety manuals and directives created by the US Marine Corps

Vehicle Management » Manuals

Manuals for fleet program operations

Motor Transport Operations [14081] ?

Full text of a field manual on motor transport operations

Police Traffic Operations [14085] ?

Full text of a field manual on police traffic operations

US Army Motor Vehicle Driver Training Resources [14083] ?

Field manuals for truck drivers

Workplace Health Hazards » EMF

Electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation reference materials

Updated Radio Frequency Safety [2630] ?

Guidance from the FCC on a variety of topics such as transmitting antenna RF emission safety

Workplace Health Hazards » Sampling

Technical guides on industrial hygiene air & noise sampling, monitoring

Industrial Hygiene Field Operations Manual [11570] ?

Sampling procedures, etc. for the US Navy

Workplace Safety » Aviation

Aviation safety resources and tools

Updated FAA Aviation Safety Inspector's Handbooks [5504] ?

Full text of the handbooks used by the FAA's safety inspectors

Workplace Safety » Boating-Marine

Resources and guides on boating and marine safety

Marine Crewman's Handbook [14089] ?

Full text of a field manual for marine crewmen

Workplace Safety » Construction

Safety and health resources & tools for construction hazards

Manual: Earthmoving Operations [pdf] [19033] ?

Technical field manual for earthmoving equipment operations - limited safety materials (pdf)

Manual: Paving and Surfacing Operations [19035] ?

Technical field manual for paving operations - limited safety materials

Workplace Safety » Cranes-Hoists

Programs and guides on crane and hoist safety

Rigging Techniques, Procedures and Applications [14098] ?

Field manual on rigging

Workplace Safety » Explosives

Explosives, blasting agents and detonators safety materials

Unexploded Ordnance Procedures [19026] ?

Procedure manual from the US Army

Workplace Safety » Medical Devices

FDA regulatory guidance for manufacturers of medical devices

FDA Inspection Guide of Medical Device Manufacturers [16465] ?

Guidance to FDA inspectors on medical device Quality System/GMP Regulation (QS/GMP) audits

FDA Inspection Guide to Bioresearch Monitoring of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices [16463] ?

Guidance to the FDA field staff conducting bioresearch monitoring inspections for IVD devices

FDA Inspection Guide: Mammography Quality Standards Act Auditor's Guide [16464] ?

This guidance document represents the FDA's current thinking on MQSA audits

FDA Inspection Handbook: Guide to Inspections of Quality Systems (QSIT) [16461] ?

Guidance to the FDA field staff to assess a medical device manufacturer's compliance

FDA Inspection of Electromagnetic Compatibility Aspects of Medical Device Quality [16462] ?

Guidance to FDA investigators regarding EMC & how it's addressed in a manufacturer's QS/QMP

FDA Inspector's Technical Guides [16466] ?

Provide FDA personnel with technical background in a specific piece of equipment

FDA Medical Device Reporting - Event Problem Codes [16482] ?

Mechanism for FDA to identify and monitor significant adverse events involving medical devices

Postmarket Medical Device Requirements [16483] ?

Manufacturers must follow certain requirements and regulations once devices are on the market

Quality System (QS) Regulation/Medical Device Good Manufacturing Practices [16467] ?

FDA Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Requirements Quality System (QS) Regulation Information

Workplace Safety » Swimming

Resources on pool and spa safety and drowning prevention

Diving Manual [19038] ?

Technical field manual for diving operations

Workplace Safety » Welding

Guides and fact sheets on safe welding

Welding Manual [pdf] [18997] ?

Welding Theory and Application - includes welding safety

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