Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed to inform both professionals and consumers about the health effects of exposure to workplace chemicals and biological hazards. This database is produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program. links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.
Haz-Map provides links to information on hazardous agents, occupational diseases and their symptoms, high risk jobs, and the dangers of working in certain types of industries. Haz-Map shows what diseases are linked to which chemical agents, such as formaldehyde or biological hazards, like grain dust. It currently covers about 6,000 chemical and biological agents and 235 occupational diseases.
The information included in Haz-Map comes from textbooks; journal articles; Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values, a publication by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH and the ;Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) part of NLM's system of toxicology and environmental health databases called TOXNET.
Haz-Map has been redesigned so that it works for both web and all kinds of mobile devices. It now adapts adapts to web browsers on desktops, laptops, tablets and to smart phones, iPhone, Android and Blackberry.
To access Haz-Map visit the following link: http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php