The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
provides information and education to raise the public's awareness of
musculoskeletal conditions, with an emphasis on preventive measures. The AAOS
website contains information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury
prevention, and wellness and exercise.
American Occupational Therapy
4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the
nationally recognized professional association of approximately 35,000
occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of
occupational therapy. AOTA's mission is to advance the quality, availability, use,
and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy,
education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Workplace Safety and Health
1600 Clifton Road
This U.S. government Web site has general information on
hazards, illness, injuries, and diseases that may be related to the workplace.
It also has information on safety and prevention.
National Institutes of Health, Division of Occupational Health and Safety
The National Institutes of Health's Division of Occupational Health and Safety provides leadership in developing, promoting, and implementing occupational safety and health policies, standards, and procedures. This website contains good information for consumers, even though it is written for the staff of the National Institutes of Health.