Chapter 6
SAFE WORK AUTHORIZATIONS

APPENDIX A
Line Management Authorizations: Work Requiring Specialized Classroom Training and/or Certification

Approved by John Seabury
Revised 12/08

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Hazard/Work
Requiring Authorization

Type of
Authorization

How Authorization
Is Obtained

Additional
Information

Asbestos

Asbestos Worker

Specialized training

PUB-3000, Chapter 4

See PUB-3000, Chapter 6, Appendix C, for notification requirements

Chemicals

Routine shop and lab; reproductive toxins; acutely toxic; peroxide-forming chemicals

Supervisor authorization

Specialized training, implement specified controls

Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan (CHSP) — General

Hazard Evaluation

Reactive (e.g., alkali metals); pyrophoric; possessing lethal or incapacitating toxicity

Formal authorization
may be required (see Appendix B)

Formal authorization may be required

CHSP — Hazards Review

Formal Authorizations may be required

Discharge of chemicals to sink

Formal or facility authorization may be required

Contact EH&S Division Waste Management and Environmental Services Groups

PUB 3000 — Chapter 11

Environmental sampling

Environmental sampling policies

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training

29 CFR 1910.120 — Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Forklift operation

Forklift Operator Permit

Specialized training

PUB-3000, Chapter 5

29 CFR 1910.178 — Powered industrial trucks

Lead

Lead Compliance Plan

Specialized training

PUB-3000, Chapter 4.12

29 CFR 1910.1025 — Occupational Exposure to Lead

29 CFR 1926. 62 — Lead in Construction

Lifting/rigging, normal

Crane Operator Permit

Specialized training, government identification card

PUB-3000, Chapter 5 — Material Handling and Storage;

29 CFR 1910 Subpart N — Materials Handling and Storage

Lifting/rigging, high consequence/high value

Formal authorization required.

Written procedure approved by Facilities and EH&S

PUB-3000, Chapter 5 — Material Handling and Storage;

29 CFR 1910 Subpart N — Materials Handling and Storage

Magnetic field

5-gauss line posting

Request survey from EH&S Division, Radiation Protection Group

ACGIH TLV Handbook

Radio frequency fields

Shielding survey

Request survey from EH&S Division, Radiation Protection Group

ACGIH TLV Handbook

Respirator Use

EH&S Division industrial hygiene hazard assessment

Annual training
Respirator fit test

LBNL Respiratory Protection Program

PUB-3000, Chapter 4.14

29 CFR 1910.134 — Respiratory Protection

Underground work and surface

Dig/Underground Work/Penetration Permit

Request/Utilities survey

PUB-3000, Chapter 10

Contact Facilities Work Request Center

 

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