Chicago Health Resources



Arts Medicine Services
Medical Program for Performing Artists
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
www.ric.org
345 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 908-ARTS
Alice Brandfonbrener, M.D.

Performing Arts Medicine Clinic
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
www.hospital.uic.edu
UIC Medical Center
901 S. Wolcott Street, M/C 888
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-7211
Bhagwan Shahani, M.D.

National Organizations


CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov
Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov
Hotlines
Information: (202) 260-5922
General EPA Services: (202) 260-2090
Hazardous Waste Ombudsman: (800) 262-7937
Asbestos: (202) 554-1404
City Air Quality: (919) 541-5571
Air Quality: (919) 541-2777
Chemical Storage and Disposal: (703) 603-9230
Chemical Spills: (800) 424-8802, (202) 462-2675
Indoor Air: (800) 438-4318, (202) 484-1307
Lead Education: (202) 260-1831
Lead Hotline: (800) LEAD-FY
Pesticdes Publications: (703) 305-5805
The National Pesticides Telecommunication Network: (800) 858-7378
RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, superfund: (800) 535-0202, (800) 424-9346
TSCA Associate Assistance Information Services: (202) 554-1404

Office
Region V
Chicago, IL
(312) 353-2000
(800) 621-8431

NFPA - National Fire Protection Agency
www.nfpa.org
(617) 770-3000

NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
www.niosh.gov
1-800-35-NIOSH
(1-800-356-4674)

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Region V
www.osha.gov
US DOL-OSHA
230 S. Dearborn Street
Room 3244
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 353-2220

Occupational Health Clinics
Occupational Medicine Clinic
Cook County Hospital
www.cchil.org/Cch/cook.htm
1900 N. Polk, Room 500
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 633-5310

University of Illinois Occupational Medicine Program
http://uillinoismedcenter.org
914 S. Wood
MC 684
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-7420

Poison Control
Illinois Poison Center
www.mchc.org/ipc
222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(312) 906-6136
TDD: (312) 906-6185

Chicago and Northeat Illinois Regional Poison Control Center
RUSH Presbytarian at St. Luke's Medical Center
www.rush.edu
1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
(800) 942-5969
(312) 942-5969



Art and Creative Materials Institute (ACMI)

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) includes an extensive list of locations.

National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

NIOSH Certified Equipment List

National Toxicology Program (NTP)

Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)


Washington Toxics Coalition (WTC)




This article was originally printed for Art Hazard News, © copyright Center for Safety in the Arts 1992. It appears on nontoxicprint courtesy of the Health in the Arts Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, who have curated a collection of these articles from their archive which are still relevant to artists today.