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Knowing about industry regulations is KEY, understanding them is CRITICAL. Here are a few helpful resources which aid in understanding industry regulations and compliance information.

California Code of Regulations (CCR)

A searchable database of the California Code of Regulations.

California - Occupational Safety and Health

California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health's regulatory database.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Center for Disease Control's searchable Biological agents information database. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans.

Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)

Train at the nation's premier all-hazards training center! FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), located in Anniston, Alabama, is the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s only federally chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training center.

Note: The use of this website and logo does not imply endorsement by FEMA or CDP.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.

Cornell University MSDS Search

Comprehensive MSDS library that is easily searchable.

Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA)

The EMS Authority is charged with providing leadership in developing and implementing EMS systems throughout California and setting standards for the training and scope of practice of various levels of EMS personnel.

Emergency notification system. Were 411 and 911 work together.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Provides a nationwide training program of resident and non-resident courses to enhance US emergency management practices.

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

The NIMS Integration Center oversees all aspects of NIMS including the development of compliance criteria and implementation activities at federal, state and local levels. It provides guidance and support to jurisdictions and incident management and responder organizations as they adopt the system.

National Response Center

The National Response Center (NRC) is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills.

Office of Hazardous Materials Safety

Rules & Regulations, Letters of Interpretations, Rule Makings & Notices. Federal Hazmat Law.

OSHA - Lock Out Tag Out

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.

PHMSA - Office of Hazardous Materials and Safety

A searchable site site for Safety and Hazardous materials regulations and resources. Pipeline Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration (PHMSA). Formulates, issues and revises Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) under the Federal Hazardous Materials Transportation Law. The HMR cover hazardous materials definitions and classifications, hazard communications, shipper and carrier operations, training and security requirements, and packaging and container specifications.

Red Cross National Headquarters

The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors-across the street, across the country, and across the world-in emergencies. Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new--the nearly one million volunteers and 35,000 employees of the Red Cross. Through over 800 locally supported chapters, more than 15 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their homes, communities and world.


Comprehensive Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) library that is easily searchable.

U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Standard Interpretations, training requirements, questions and answers.

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