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  • » ibasecretariat.org
    Language: English

    The International Ban Asbestos Secretariat is an independent body providing information about international events, news/articles, asbestos regulations / bans, victim support groups, general issues / FAQ, further links and an archive containing information about compensation, general articles and sience.

  • » www.britishasbestosnewsletter.org
    Language: English

    The British Asbestos Newsletter is a quarterly publication which initially focused on asbestos-related news in Britain, but latterly European, Australian and international events have been covered as well.

  • » www.who.int/en/
    Language: English

    The World Health Organization provides the latest information on health related topics. Looking for asbestos related information the use of the search function is recommended.

  • » apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/66537
    » www.who.int/phe/health_topics/outdoorair/outdoorair_aqg/en/

    Language: English

    The World Health Organization provides its Air Quality Guidelines.

  • » www.ewg.org/search/site/asbestos
    Language: English

    The Environmental Working Group (headquarters: Washington, DC) is constantly working on exposing threats to our health and the environment and on finding solutions. It is not only providing news and articles but several links for further investigation.

  • » www.chrysotile.com/en/index.aspx
    Language: English, French

    The Chrysotile Institute (Montreal, Quebec) is a non-profit organization publishing two different semi-annual newsletters. Furthermore, numerous documents on health, safety and asbestos products were issued, which were already transferred to the internet to a great extent (including a complete manual of prevention and control measures for industry and a biomedical data bank containing more than 8.000 summaries of scientific works).

  • » www.epa.gov/asbestos/
    Language: English

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (headquarters: Washington, DC) leads the US environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. It provides general information about asbestos and information resources. Additionally, lists of commonly used Asbestos Acronyms, federal asbestos contacts and of Laws and Regulations are available.

  • » www.umweltbundesamt.de
    Language: German (English version available, but doesn’t seem to be complete)

    The Federal Environmental Agency (Berlin, Germany) is the scientific environmental authority under the jurisdiction of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). Looking for asbestos related information the use of the search function is recommended.

  • » www.umweltbundesamt.at
    Language: German (English version not available)

    The Federal Environmental Agency (Vienna, Austria) is the professional federal institution for environmental protection and control in Austria. Looking for asbestos related information the use of the search function is recommended.

  • » umwelt.lebensministerium.at
    Language: German (English version not available)

    The Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) informs about its tasks and provides a substantial collection of links. Looking for asbestos related information the use of the search function is recommended (bottom right corner).

  • » www.bmlfuw.gv.at/umwelt/luft-laerm-verkehr/luft/innenraumluft/richtlinie_innenraum.html
    Language: German (English version not available)

    The Working Group on Indoor Air Quality at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) provides the Guideline of Assessing Indoor Air.

  • » www.wien.gv.at
    Language: German (English version available)

    Vienna’s Web Service provides amongst other things interesting links related to environment and health. Unfortunately, the search function is not available in English.

  • »www.wien.gv.at/umweltschutz/abfall/abfallarten.html#asbest
    Language: German (English version not available)

    The Municipality of Vienna provides leaflets regarding: asbestos, asbestos-containing floor and wall coverings, asbestos cement, asbestos-containing thermal storage heaters.

  • » ehs.okstate.edu/asbestos.htm
    Language: English

    The OSU (Oklahoma State University) Environmental Health & Safety Department (Stillwater, OK) provides a large number of links regarding information, articles and resources.

  • » minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/asbestos/
    Language: English

    The USGS – U.S. Geological Survey (headquarters: Reston, VA) is one of the bureaus of the Department of the Interior – the U.S. Nation’s principal conservation agency – providing some special publications.

  • » www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/
    Language: English

    The Britain’s Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) (headquarters: Bootle, Merseyside) are responsible for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain. They are also providing information about asbestos

  • » www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/hiddenkiller/index.htm
    Language: English

    Information campaign about asbestos by the British Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

  • » www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/
    Language: English

    The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) (headquarters: Washington, DC) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Amongst other things it is providing information about asbestos.

  • » www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/alt_formats/pacrb-dgapcr/pdf/iyh-vsv/environ/asbestos-amiante-eng.pdf
    Language: English

    Health Canada (headquarters: Ottawa, Canada) is a federal department responsible to maintain and improve people€™s health. Therefore, they also inform about health risks regarding asbestos.

  • » www.ris.bka.gv.at/bundesrecht/
    Language: German (English version not available)

    Using the Austrian Information-System regarding Laws and Regulations the latest issues of Laws and Regulations are always on your disposal (e.g. §25 AWG).

  • » www.asbestos.com
    Language: English

    The Mesothelioma Center provides vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers.

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