Our Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals makes no warranty implied or expressed to the accuracy, completeness, or relevance of any information provided in the sites shown below. These links are provided for informational purposes only.

Asbestos in Buildings (Texas Rules)
  • Free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers at
DOT and Hazmat Transportation
  • PHMSA – DOT Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety.  Hazmat Safety.

o   How to Comply with Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations

  • IATA  International Air Transport Association (IATA) – Shipping Hazardous Materials by Air.
Emergency Preparedness & Response – Lubbock Area Resources
  • TDEM District Coordinator, Lubbock (current as of 3/2019)
    • Erica McDowell (806) 548-4344 (cell); (806) 740-8982 (office)
  • 2-1-1 Texas South Plains
    • Dial  2-1-1, or  (877) 541-7905
    • 211 is a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission which helps Texans connect with the available services and resources.
  • Local Emergency Management Offices
    • Clint Thetford, Lubbock County EMO Coordinator, (806)775-7300,
    • City of Lubbock, Office of Emergency Management; (806) 775-3464.
  • LBKAlert – Emergency Notification Systems
    • LBKAlert is the City of Lubbock’s emergency notification system. This system provides updates to severe weather, unexpected road closures, emergency evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods, and utility outages. Sign up at:
  • National Weather Service, Lubbock
  • Red Cross
  • Salvation Army
    • Lubbock Corps Community Center, (806) 765-9434
  • South Plains Unified Regional Systems Network (SPURS)
    • Resource on how you can prepare your family and community for an emergency.
    • Links are provided to volunteer for local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT).
Emergency Preparedness & Response – Texas Resources
Emergency Preparedness & Response – National Resources
Environmental Resources
Federal Agency/Military Websites
Flu Links – Pandemic Preparedness
Free Safety Video & Training Resources
Health & Safety Links
Hurricane Recovery Worker Safety & Assistance
Multilingual Language Resources
Wildfire Safety Resources