External Resources

The following are lists of public and private sources of information pertinent to EHRS.  These are provided for your convenience and may change at any time.  Please notify EHRS if an update is needed or if you do not find what you need.


West Campus


Central Campus


Biosafety Resources

Public Health Canada - MSDS sheets of many commonly researched bacterial, viral, and prion pathogens.

CDC - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CROET - OHSU Center for Research in Occupational and Environmental Toxicology.

Infection Control Program - OHSU Health Care System Infection Control / Quality Management Department.

NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities - Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules.

Oregon Public Health Services - State agency responsible for contagious diseases.

Oregon Poison Center - 24-hour poison emergency information resource for health care professionals and the public.

Poison Center Emergency Phone: 800 222-1222

Poison Center Administrative Phone: 503 494-8600

general safety resources

  • Fed OSHA - Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • Oregon OSHA - Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • NIOSH - National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

  • AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association

  • ACGIH - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

  • EPA - Federal Environmental Protection Agency

  • ODEQ - Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

  • ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers

  • NEHA - National Environmental Health Association

  • NTP - National Toxicological Program

  • ACHMM - American Conference of Hazardous Materials Managers

  • NIH - National Institutes of Health

  • Society for Risk Analysis

  • NFPA - National Fire Protection Association

If you do not find what you need here, EHRS may be able to help.
Call 503-494-7795, or e-mail us at ehrs@ohsu.edu


Radiation Resources

HPS - Health Physics Society

LIA - Laser Institute of America

NRC - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Oregon Radiation Protection Services - State of Oregon regulating agency


The following are website links for vendors who supply radioactive materials.


ALPCO Diagnostics

Best Medical Industries

Diagnostic Products Corp.

LINCO Research Inc.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Moravek Biochemicals

MP Biomedicals (Formerly ICN Biomedicals)

Nichols Institute Diagnostics

PerkinElmer Life Sciences

Phoenix Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Proxima Therapeutics Inc.


The following are website links for vendors selling radiation detection instruments.


Ludlum Measurements Inc.

Thermo-Electron Corporation (Eberline)

Aloka Co. LTD

Beckman-Coulter Inc.