TMLIRP's Loss Prevention Resources provide up-to-date and applicable information for local government needs.
The Pool provides newsletters and publications that address safety and risk management topics.
Sample Safety Manual and Law Enforcement Guidelines are available by contacting your Loss Prevention Representative.
TMLIRP has a program to pay first year fees for fire departments that enter into the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition program. Click here for the form.
TMLIRP also maintains a list of useful links related to areas of safety, risk management, statutory and regulatory compliance, and security.
For Member entities, please contact the Loss Prevention Representative.
Available through the Media Library Order Form. Simply place the order, it's yours to keep.
Provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN also provides information regarding the ADA, job accommodation facts, publications, and links to other sites.
Provides a national action plan, safety information, statistics and a link to the CPSC Handbook on Playground Safety.
The Department of Licensing and Regulation oversees accessibility in publicly and privately financed buildings and facilities. Note: The Department enforces the Texas Architectural Barriers Act, not the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Independent federal agency site for accessibility. Site contains Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards, guidelines for buildings and facility design, transportation vehicle guidelines, publications and other resources.
Includes information on enforcement, technical assistance programs and materials (including commonly asked questions), new or proposed regulations, ADA mediation and settlement information.
Contains information on employment discrimination, workplace safety, workers' compensation and representative chapters of 29 U.S. Code – Labor, pertinent to employment. The 'Quick Start for Employers' is a good starting point.
This site and its links promote drug-free workplaces. It contains information on specific drugs, and general topics on drug abuse and treatments.
TMHRA sponsors training classes and seminars, along with providing a newsletter and other services to members.
Provides information on wage and labor laws, Texas Labor Workforce statistics, welfare reform information, as well as conference and meeting schedules and a newsletter.
Provides general information on the US Department of Labor, press releases, labor regulations, and data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 'E-Laws' section is a tool to access frequently asked questions and information on federal labor laws.
Publications, projects, programs, news and events, laws and regulations.
The EPA's Chemical Emergency Management and Prevention Office provides information on accident prevention and chemical risk management plans that some water and wastewater plants must do under law.
The National Environmental Publications website will allow one to search the database for pertinent environmental documents.
Providing environmental management, planning, funding, and regulatory information for local government elected and appointed officials, managers, and staff.
The State agency responsible for enforcement of environmental laws. Includes laws, rules and regulatory guidance documents.
Information on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Information and studies on ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders.
Site contains case studies, reference materials, consulting services, on-line training software, and an ergonomics buyer's guide.
Ergonomic program guidelines, prevention for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and statistics.
Articles that provide office and laboratory ergonomic tips, back safety information, information on work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and related links.
On-line magazine on firefighter issues includes information on current events and fire incidents throughout the country.
Provides an on-line catalog service for fire service training materials, and also links to National Fire Protection Association as well as magazines and publications.
NAFED represents over 1000 fire equipment distributors, suppliers, and affiliates. This site also provides links to Internet fire resources.
Fire resource links, NFPA Catalog, events calendar, codes and standards, and product information.
Site is dedicated to emergency responder safety along roadways. Videos, articles, and incident updates.
A listing of TEEX fire programs, training courses, and products. The site also includes resources and services that are provided.
The Texas Forest Service administers cost sharing assistance programs for volunteer fire departments. Information on the programs can currently be found under 'Volunteer Fire Department Support'.
Entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency that provides fire safety information, training, publications, for fire and emergency services.
Contains a site directory for safety and health links, and provides a list of services that include armed forces emergency services, biomedical services, disaster services, international services, as well as nursing.
Contains health information resources such as clinical trial databases, publications, health hotlines, special programs, and the National Library of Medicine.
Provides information on workplace and home safety, offers publications on driving, first aid/CPR, and many more topics.
While local governments in Texas are not subject to OSHA regulations, there are many important references provided by OSHA, such as confined space entry, excavations and other standards.
Safety information for business and industries. On a subscription basis, this company offers safety programs, hand-outs for safety training, compliance information for EPA, OSHA standards, safety checklists, and other safety references and links.
Provides information on the Hazcom regulation for those that fall under the Act, and includes reporting forms and a model program for Texas public employers.
The Workers' Health and Safety division of the TDI provides access to a video lending library, publications and guidelines on addressing safety issues, and information on seminars. The site also provides access to rules and regulations regarding workers' compensation in Texas.
Contains publications and information regarding work zone traffic control safety.
CPSC is an independent Federal regulatory agency that helps keep American families safe by reducing risk and injury from consumer products. Publications include playground safety, bleacher safety, skateboarding, and many others.
Provides links to State and local government transportation organizations such as Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and others.
The EPA site contains background information, press releases, speeches, newsletters, projects and programs, laws and regulations, and other topics that concern the environment.
Contains guidelines on sex and national origin discrimination, laws and regulations that are enforced by EEOC, Compliance Manual, Federal Sector information, and links to other employment related sites.
Federal agency that provides disaster relief nationwide to victims. Site includes information on disaster assistance such as Public Assistance Program, Rapid Response Information System and individual assistance programs that help people and businesses to recover after a disaster.
The MCC is not a government organization and does provide services for a fee, but the website has links to municipal ordinances for review.
Links are provided for employment, Texas Department of Health & Human Services, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Laws and Courts, Education, and State Government, which provides a listing of Texas State Agencies.
Links to Texas Statutes, Administrative Code, and Constitution, along with search capabilities on legislative bills.
Contains a listing of Health & Human Service related agencies, a Healthfinder for topics such as AIDS, cancer, government health news and categories for specific age groups, as well as a Gateway for information on Federal Grant programs, and other resources.
Links to every federal agency on the Internet including the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branches as well as a listing of Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Offers a Doctor Finder, consumer health information, journals and American Medical News, online catalogs, books, products and software services, and access to the American Medical Accreditation Program.
Contains A-Z health topics, publications, software and products, data and statistics, subscriptions and other health-related sites.
Site provides NIH health resources such as consumer health publications, clinical trials, health hotlines, MEDLINE, and information index. The site also contains a NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, and links to National Institutes and Offices of Health.
DSHS site provides a listing of Boards and Councils on health issues, a disease prevention topical listing, laws and regulations, license and certifications required for various occupations and businesses, and other health-related sites.
Provides health information and tools for managing health. Also includes information on medicines.
Provides publications, products, and periodicals that are related to the industrial hygiene field as well as news, public relations and government affairs.
International organization whose purpose is to advance the arts & sciences of heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning for the public's benefit through research, continuing education, and publications.
This website contains information and links regarding indoor air quality including guidelines on managing air quality in public buildings.
The TDH Indoor Air Quality Branch has guidelines on indoor air quality and links to other resources. The Indoor Air Quality Program provides information on indoor air pollution to private residents, public schools, small businesses, and government entities (including county and city health departments).
Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by Federal criteria. The website has a document that lists benefits available to families of Texas peace officers killed in the line of duty.
Site contains Uniform Crime Reports, a 'Most Wanted' listing, a kidnapping and missing persons page, also links to the US Department of Justice.
Provides information on conferences, training programs, membership, and a staff contact listing for the services provided. Also links to federal government sites, judicial sites, and law enforcement agencies by nation, region and state.
Provides training and conference information, publications, program ideas, community initiatives, and several links for other crime prevention related sites.
News, training articles, and links for law enforcement agencies.
Site is dedicated to emergency responder safety along roadways. Videos, articles, and incident updates.
Site offers Commission course information, rules, statutes, and newsletter.
The TPCA provides a recognition program and sample policies to its members, along with updates for Texas police chiefs.
The Department of Public Safety administers the sexual offender database, provides motor vehicle record information free of charge to local governments (forms are on the website), and handbooks for drivers of commercial motor vehicles and automobiles in PDF format.
Contains US Attorneys' Manual, legal documents, reports and publications, also links to a listing of fugitives and missing persons. The site also offers information on body armor grants.
Site offers information regarding Bulletproof Vest Partnership program and Body Armor Safety Initiative. The site also offers information on body armor grants.
Source for aquatics programs, first-aid and CPR information, general water safety and lifeguarding, as well as HIV/AIDS education.
Free subscription to aquatics professionals. Resources for planning, maintaining, managing and promoting aquatics facilities.
Educational materials regarding recreational water illnesses.
Provider of risk management programs for waterparks and a lifeguard certification. Has online newsletter.
Provides information on aquatic safety such as courses, procedures and training for lifeguards and their instructors. There is also an online newsletter and lifeguard manual.
Safety information for playgrounds, US Consumer Product Safety Commission Handbook, resources for playground equipment and manufacturers, and a listing of websites related to public playground safety.
The NSPF provides the Certified Pool Operator certification. A list of classes is on its website.
A company that sells playground equipment. Safety information and a free guideline are offered.
Information for parks professionals, buyer's guide, programs for youth, playground safety and an active search for parks nationwide.
Offers information on hunting, fishing, boating, nature, conservation and hunter education classes. Also links to related site such as Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, the EPA, and National Park Service, etc.
Site offers educational and networking opportunities for parks and recreational service professionals. The site contains a buyer's guide, calendar of events around the state, publications, and training and certifications opportunities.
The TPPC provides information and education to aquatic professionals. The organization also sponsors a discussion group.
The source for the Texas Department of State Health Services swimming pool codes along with other aquatics links.
Contains a resource center for all areas of public works such as utilities, transportation, water/wastewater—etc. Offers publications, a catalog, videos, and information on conferences.
Provides information on government relations that federally impact engineers, regulatory issues, legislation, publications, as well as a listing of conferences and continuing education opportunities.
Provides news on the public works industry. Included also are resources for trade shows and conferences, on online special events page, free product information, and discussion forums.
Provides resources on road and highway safety, including the free Lone Star Roads newsletter and a video lending library.
Provides information to improve motorist, worker and pedestrian safety in roadway work zones.
Contains information on membership, a press release directory of educational events, public service announcements, and links for several insurance sites.
Provides information to non-profit staff and volunteers through publications, training, consulting, briefs on liability, insurance and risk management, and conference information.
Contains information on conferences and seminars, offers books, manuals, guides, videos—etc. through a Risk Management Resource Center, and a governmental affairs page which monitors federal legislative and regulatory activities.
Provides a clearinghouse on risk management and insurance, local government, safety and health, disaster management, and others. Also provides a news center for programs and activities of PERI.
Offers a listing of conferences and events, courses for professional development, publications, and links to governmental and risk management sites.
Provides safety standards, conference information, a national registry of safety professionals, publications and links to safety related sites.
Contains a listing of standard specifications, a directory of scientific and technical consultants, a tracker for standard changes, and publications.
Site for car and passenger safety information, regulations and industry standards, injury prevention, crash tests, recalls, and ratings.
Provides a guide for chemical hazards, health hazard evaluations, conferences and special programs, publications, and a topic index.
Provides resource topics concerning public safety, the environment, community and workplace safety. Listing of upcoming conferences, safety calendar, publications and an online library.
Listing of FEMA's reference materials.
The National League of Cities has free publications and resources on security issues.
Information on handling bomb threats.
Building security publications.
The AWWA has videos and publications regarding utility security.
The mission of the Department of Homeland Security is to guard against terrorism, secure U.S. borders, enforce immigration laws, and improve readiness for, response to and recovery from disasters.
The Texas Division of Emergency Management coordinates the state emergency management program. Resources include updates on disasters in Texas, severe weather, emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation and other topics.
Listing of conferences and events, legislative action center with information on congress, transit-related bills, votes, House and Senate Floor and links to international transit sites.
Airline information including a FAA Statistical Handbook of Aviation, National Transportation Library with books, articles, and technical reports, and international transportation statistical programs and analytical reports and studies.
Site contains public transportation information such as vehicle specifications, Texas Transportation Codes, information on operating credentials, and oversize/weight permit requirements.
Highway reports and publications, legislation and regulations, state transportation sites, and a listing of federal highway programs.
Links to National Transit database and Office of Safety and Security website, information on Transportation Equity Act for 21st Century (TEA21), FTA calendar of events, and research and technical programs.
Clearinghouse for gas energy information. Site contains a listing of advocacy issues, publications, industry codes and standards, conferences and workshops, and links to other natural gas-related sites.
Organization dedicated to serving publicly owned electric utilities. Safety videos, a manual, and other publications are available for purchase.
Links to water utility sites, a small utility network for rural communities, information on legislative and federal regulations on drinking water, Water Wiser (a water efficiency clearinghouse) and other water related websites.
Provides information on regulations and legislation for wastewater utility professionals. Also has a bookstore, including a free tool for analyzing vulnerability to disasters and threats.
Provides information on NERC committees and regional councils, planning standards, NERC operating manual, compliance programs, and links to utility, electric and nuclear sites.
Safety information for natural gas industry, including issues such as risk management, operator qualification, and other federal laws.
Information on rules and laws for electric and telecommunications, utility publications, consumer protection information, utility implemented legislative bills, and links to other government and utility sites.
A source of training and development programs for natural gas utilities.
TEEX provides education and training on water and wastewater certification, electric utility safety, work zone traffic control, along with law enforcement and firefighter training.
Promotes education through various workshops and training sessions for the Texas Gas Industry. The site also provides links to several gas industry related sites.
Information on the Pipeline Safety Division, which oversees safety regulation of gas utilities in Texas. Includes links to pipeline safety rules.
This agency provides information on traffic safety, pipeline safety, including publications and a guidance manual for operators of small natural gas systems.
The TWUA offers publications and training for water utility personnel.
Information on wastewater treatment and water quality. Conferences and workshops on water trends and technology. Federal water regulations and legislation, periodicals, magazines, newsletters, and links to the Water Environment Research Foundation.