The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands
and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every
acoustical devices to construction equipment, from dairy and
production to energy distribution, and many more. ANSI is also
actively engaged in accreditation - assessing the competence of
organizations determining conformance to standards.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the oldest professional
safety society and represents more than 37,000 SH&E practitioners
committed to protecting people, property and the environment and are at
the forefront of safety engineering, design, standards development,
management and education in virtually every industry, governmental
agency, labor and in institutions of higher education.
The CDC, one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services, protects America from health, safety and security threats, both
foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are
chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate
attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the
public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human
and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by
ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products
that emit radiation.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration
(MSHA) works to prevent death, illness, and injury from mining and
promote safe and healthful workplaces for U.S. miners.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global
nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating
death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and
NIOSH is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It has the mandate to
assure “every man and woman in the Nation safe and healthful working
conditions and to preserve our human resources.”
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in
homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research,
education and advocacy.
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) assures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and
women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training,
outreach, education and assistance.
The United States Department of Transportation works to ensure fast, safe, efficient,
accessible and convenient transportation system that meets the vital
national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American
people, today and into the future.
The United States Department of Labor was established to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job
seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions;
advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related
benefits and rights.