The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Workplace Safety and Health

Workplace safety and health



Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) (Labor Dept.), Compensation and Working Conditions (OCWC), 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E., #4130, 20212; (202) 691-6199. Fax, (202) 691-7013. Kristen A. Monaco, Associate Commissioner.


Compiles data on occupational safety and health.

Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) (Energy Dept.), Health and Safety, 1000 Independence Ave. S.W., AU-10-GTN, 20585; (301) 903-5926. Fax, (301) 903-3445. Patricia R. Worthington, Director.


Establishes hazardous-material worker safety and health requirements and expectations for the Energy Dept. and assists in their implementation. Conducts and supports domestic and international hazardous material health studies and programs. Supports the Labor Dept. in the implementation of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).

Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC), 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., ...

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