Artist Resource Center - Health and Safety

Post date: Dec 21, 2011
0
No votes yet

OSHA aims to ensure employee safety and health in the United States by working with employers and employees to create better working environments. The agency provides a variety of useful publications in print and online.

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Courtesy of The Occupational Health Service Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.

 

Expansive, searchable database of Health and Safety in the Arts. 

Below is a sample list of searchable topics.  Visit www.uic.edu for full library list.

 

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Types of Life Safety Hazards

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Health and safety, studio hazards database compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Click here.

 

...

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Courtesy of The Art Materials Information and Education Network

 

AMIEN is dedicated to providing, without regard to aesthetics, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased factual information about artists’ materials. The information is based on the most current scientific knowledge from peer-reviewed sources regarding quality, durability, and health hazards, and on original research conducted at AMIEN.

 

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Instead of relating numerous horror stories to convey the importance of safety in the arts, here are some basic safety topics to encourage you to either get started or heighten your awareness of safety as a valuable investment in your artistic future. While these issues are particularly relevant to visual artists, artists in all disciplines can benefit from this information . . . view more

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Courtesy of Chicago Artists' Resource, originally published in Art Hazard News.

Search by discipline, materialskeywords or general topics for access to hundreds of articles on health and safety. 

 

1. Art Materials

 

2. Professions

 

3. General Safety and Health

 

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Courtesy of StudioProtector.org

 

As a studio-based artist, one of the very last words you ever want to hear is “Fire!”

 

Post date: Nov 11, 2011
0
No votes yet

Courtesy of StudioProtector.org

 

The biggest mistake people make in preparing a personal disaster plan is not getting around to it at all. No matter what a person’s age or physical limitations, everyone should prepare themselves and their studio for potential emergencies.

 

Pages


PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


Fresh Arts |  The Silos at Sawyer 1502 Sawyer St, Studio #103 Houston, TX 77007

Cart