LOG OF ES&H MANUAL CHANGES BEFORE 2014

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2013

Chapter or Section and Title of Chapter or Section

Changes

Effective Date

Table of Contents

Redirected Section 5.3, Working Alone Policy, to the Requirements and Policies Manual (RPM)

2/13/2013

1, General ES&H Requirements, Responsibilities, and Work Practices

General Policy and Responsibilities revised under new title, General ES&H Requirements, Responsibilities, and Work Practices. Quick Start Guide also revised.

2/12/2013

1, General ES&H Requirements, Responsibilities, and Work Practices

Added new Work Process C, EHS Safety Evaluations of Used, Gifted, Loaned, Borrowed, or User-Owned Equipment

10/11/2013

1.4.2.3, Matrixed Employees

Moved to Requirements and Policies Manual (RPM) wiki

1/17/2013

1.6, ISM Overview: General Process

Revision to 4. Balanced Priorities. Added reference to new Work Process C.

10/11/2013

4, Exposure Assessment

Moved from Section 4.18. Revised to meet new formatting requirements. Replaces Chapter 4, Industrial Hygiene.

12/11/2013

4.4, Non-ionizing Radiation

Moved to new Chapter 43

2/22/2013

4.5, Noise

Moved to new Chapter 39

4/4/2013

4.6, Ventilation, Hoods, and HEPA Filters

Moved to new Chapter 41

11/15/2013

4.7, Chemicals

Moved to Chapter 40 placeholder, which links to the Chemical Hygiene Safety Plan website until new Chapter 40 is in place.

12/11/2013

4.8, Asbestos

Moved to new Chapter 36

5/15/2013

4.11, Lead

Moved to new Chapter 37

5/28/2013

4.18, Exposure Assessment

Moved to Chapter 4, Exposure Assessment.

12/11/2013

5, Injury Response and Review

Formerly called Section 5.1, Incident Reviewing and Reporting. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements. Replaces Chapter 5, Occupational Safety.

10/24/2013

5, Injury Response and Review

New Quick Start Guide posted

10/28/2013

5.1, Incident Review and Reporting

Program renamed Injury Response and Review. Moved to Chapter 5.

10/24/2013

5.3, Working Alone Policy

Redirected to the RPM Working Alone Policy

2/13/2013

5.3, Working Alone Policy

Deleted from main Table of Contents

10/24/2013

5.5, Off-Site Safety

Revised and moved to the Off-Site Work Authorization Policy in the Requirements and Policies Manual

5/22/2013

5.6, OSHA Compliance

Deleted from main Table of Contents

10/24/2013

5.8, Traffic and Transportation

Deleted from main Table of Contents

10/24/2013

5.8.5, Vehicle Accidents

Moved to Chapter 60, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Program, Work Process D, Vehicle Accidents and Violations

2/15/2013

5.8.11, Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Moved to Chapter 54, Transporting and Shipping Hazardous Materials

8/19/2013

5.8.12, Accidental Releases During Transportation

Moved to Chapter 54, Transporting and Shipping Hazardous Materials

8/19/2013

5.8.13, Pickup and Delivery of Hazardous Material

Moved to Chapter 54, Transporting and Shipping Hazardous Materials

8/19/2013

5.8.14, Transporting Research Samples, Hazardous Materials and Field Sampling Materials by LBNL Staff

Moved to Chapter 54, Transporting and Shipping Hazardous Materials

8/19/2013

5.9, Warning Signs and Devices

Deleted from main Table of Contents

10/24/2013

5.10, Glossary

Deleted from main Table of Contents

10/24/2013

6, Appendix B, Formal Authorizations

Additional Information column for Working Alone redirected to the RPM Working Alone Policy

2/13/2013

8, Appendix S, LBNL Electrical Equipment Acceptance Program

Moved to new Chapter 14, Electrical Equipment Safety Program. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

5/7/2013

8.6.4, Safe Work Rules

Updated link to ADMN-053, LBNL Surface Penetration Procedures

6/18/2013

9, Emergency Management

Formerly called "Emergency Services." Revised to meet new program and formatting requirements.

9/17/2013

10, Construction Health & Safety

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements. Chapter title "Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies" changed to "Construction Health & Safety.

1/4/2013

10, Construction Health & Safety

Link added to Facilities Division's Surface Penetration Procedures

1/23/2013

10, Construction Health & Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted

4/26/2013

11.3.1, Accidental Releases

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements. Moved to new Chapter 51, Environmental Releases.

3/27/2013

11.3.2, Air Emissions

Moved to new Chapter 49, Air Quality. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

6/26/2013

11.3.4, Environmental Radiological Dose Assessment

Moved to new Chapter 50, Environmental Radiological Protection Program. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

3/7/2013

11.3.5, Environmental Monitoring

Moved to new Chapter 62. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

2/19/2013

11.3.6, Contaminated Vegetation Management

Moved to Chapter 59, Vegetation Sampling and Management. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

6/26/2013

11.3.8, Hazardous Wastewater Treatment Units

Moved to new Chapter 53, Fixed Treatment Units. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

3/27/2013

11.3.9, Petroleum Products Storage

Moved to new Chapter 56, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures Program

4/25/2013

11.3.10, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Management

Moved to new Chapter 63

4/29/2013

11.3.11, Sanitary Sewer Discharges

Moved to new Chapter 55, Sanitary Sewer Program

9/3/2013

11.3.12, Storm Water Discharges

Moved to new Chapter 57, Storm Water Pollution Prevention

8/2/2013

11.3.13, Underground Storage Tanks

Moved to new Chapter 58

6/3/2013

12, Fire Prevention and Protection

Aligned roles/responsibilities with updated policy; shift Hot Work from Appendix A to main chapter.

11/25/2013

13, Gases

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements

1/16/2013

13, Gas Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted. Title of program changed from "Gases" to "Gas Safety Program" for consistency.

3/1/2013

13, Gas Safety

Fixed broken links to Chapter 7

8/12/2013

13, Gas Safety

Link to Safe Handling of Gas Cylinders video added to Work Process A.5

11/25/2013

14, Electrical Equipment Safety Program

Moved from Chapter 8, Appendix S, LBNL Electrical Equipment Acceptance Program. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

5/7/2013

14, Electrical Equipment Safety Program

Flowchart moved from Work Process B to Work Process A. Flowchart caption changed from "Work Procurement Workflow" to "Electrical Equipment Safety Program Flowchart."

5/21/2013

16.3, Roles and Responsibilities for Implementing the Berkeley Lab Laser Safety Program

Updated link to audit form. Removed reference to EHS 303 (Laser Lessons Learned) from third bullet of Responsibilities column in Supervisor/Work Lead. Deleted reference to EHS 303 from Laser Users.

1/22/2013

16.5, Work Process E, Table WPE-1, Laser Traiing Courses – Required and Recommended

Employees working with Class 3B or 4 lasers and listed as laser users on an AHD: "EHS 303 (Laser Lessons Learned): a required one-our lecture" replaced by "Complete retraining every three years after completion of initial training. " Deleted "EHS0281 (Laser Safety Retraining): an online course required every three years"

"ALS laser users" changed to "Laser users": Reference to EHS 303 (Laser Lessons Learned) replaced by "Complete retraining every three years after completion of initial training. " Deleted "EHS0281 (Laser Safety Retraining): an online course or special group session with LSO; required every three years."

Affiliates working unsupervised on Class 3B or 4 lasers: "EHS 303 (Laser Lessons Learned): a required one-hour lecture" replaced by "Complete retraining every three years after completion of initial training."

Employees working with fiber optics: "Contact the LSO at ext. 2544" replaced by "Contact the LSO or Deputy LSO"


 

 

1/22/2013

16.5, Work Process E, 1. Class Descriptions

EHS0280 and EHS 303 deleted from table.

EHS0300: "Contact the LSO at extension 2544" replaced with "Contact the LSO or Deputy LSO."

EHS 302: Added "Retraining must be completed every 3-years by retaking the online EHS0302 training."

1/22/2013

16.5, Work Process F, Table WPF-1, Class 1-3A Laser Requirements

Retraining: "Three-year frequency; can take Web-based EHS0281 (Laser Safety Retraining) or special group session with the LSO" changed to "Three-year frequency; retraining requirement is fulfilled by retaking the online EHS0302 training."

1/22/2013

16.5, Work Process G, Table WPG-1, Class 3B-4 Laser Requirements

Class 3B & Class 4: "EHS 303, an on-site classroom course" deleted from first bullet

ALS Users: Reference to EHS 303 (Laser Lessons Learned) deleted from first and second bullets.

Retraning: "Three-year frequency, can take Web-based EHS0281 (Laser Safety Retraining) or a special group session with the LSO" replaced with "Three-year frequency; retraining requirement is fulfilled by retaking the online EHS0302 training."

1/22/2013

16.5, Work Process G, 2. General Requirements for Class 3B and Class 4 Laser Systems

Class 3B and Class 4 Use Requirements: Deleted "EHS 303, an on-site classroom course" from the first primary bullet.

Last bullet stating, "Triennial (i.e., every three years) refresher training (EHS0281, Laser Safety Retraining)" replaced with "Triennial (i.e., every three years) refresher training (EHS0302, Laser Safety online course)"

 

1/22/2013

16.5, Appendix B, Phone Numbers

Phone number for Laser Safety Officer, Greta Toncheva, changed to 510-495-2544

1/22/2013

17, Ergonomics

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

10/7/2013

18, Lockout/Tagout Program

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements. Replaces Lockout/Tagout and Verification.

10/1/2013

19, Personal Protective Equipment

Protective footwear and Electrical PPE contact information updated in Quick Start Guide

7/25/2013

19, Personal Protective Equipment

Program revised to include food/drink restrictions in technical areas

8/29/2013

24, EHS Training Program

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements

10/28/2013

32, Job Hazards Analysis

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements

8/20/2013

33, Welding, Joining, and Thermal Cutting Safety

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements

5/1/2013

35, Elevated Work – Aerial Work Platforms, Ladders, and Scaffolds

New Quick Start Guide posted

10/23/2013

36, Asbestos Hazards and Controls

Moved from Section 4.8. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

5/15/2013

37, Lead Hazards and Controls

Moved from Section 4.11. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

5/28/2013

38, Beryllium Hazards and Controls

Quick Start Guide posted

10/18/2013

39, Noise Hazard Assessment and Control

Moved from Section 4.5. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

4/4/2013

40, Heat Stress Hazard Assessment and Control

New Quick Start Guide posted

3/25/2013

41, Ventilation, Hoods, and HEPA Filters

Moved from Chapter 4, Section 4.6. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

11/15/2013

42, Drinking Water Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted

10/18/2013

43, Non-ionizing Radiation

Moved from Section 4.4. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

2/22/2013

47, Controlled Substances Program Plan

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements

8/27/2013

49, Air Quality

Moved from Section 11.3.2. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

6/26/2013

49, Air Quality

New Quick Start Guide posted

10/23/2013

51, Environmental Releases

Moved from Section 11.3.1. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

3/27/2013

53, Fixed Treatment Units

Moved from Section 11.3.8. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

3/27/2013

54, Transporting and Shipping Hazardous Materials

Moved from Sections 5.8.11 through 5.8.14. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

8/19/2013

55, Sanitary Sewer Program

Moved from Section 11.3.11. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

9/3/2013

56, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures Program

Moved from Section 11.3.9. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

4/25/2013

57, Storm Water Pollution Prevention

Moved from Section 11.3.12. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

8/2/2013

58, Underground Storage Tanks

Moved from Section 11.3.13. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

6/3/2013

59, Vegetation Sampling and Management

Moved from Section 11.3.6. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

6/26/2013

60, Work Process C, Vehicle Use

Replaced Section 2.a (paragraph in Vehicle Use – Government Vehicles [Including GEMs]) with link to RPM policy, Vehicles, Use of Laboratory or Government. Deleted Section 2.b.i, as the statement has been moved to the RPM policy.

3/7/2013

60, Work Process D, Vehicle Accidents and Violations, 1. Reporting, 2. On-Site Accidents, 3. Off-Site Accidents, 4. Investigation

Content moved to the RPM Vehicle Accidents Reporting policy.

8/29/2013

61, Soil and Groundwater Management

New Quick Start Guide posted

10/18/2013

62, Environmental Monitoring

Moved from Section 11.3.5. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

2/19/2013

63, Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Management

Moved from Section 11.3.10. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

4/29/2013

 

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2012

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2012.

Chapter or Section and Title of Chapter or Section

Changes

Effective Date

Authors Responsible for PUB-3000 Chapters page, Change Log, Requesting a Change to the ES&H Manual page, Search Page, Title Page, Table of Contents

References to Health and Safety Manual or PUB-3000 replaced with new title, ES&H Manual

12/13/2012

1, General Policy and Responsibilities

Work Processes A through Q replaced by new Work Process for Developing or Revising ES&H Policies and Programs. References and links to Work Process G deleted from Section 1.1, links to Work Process F deleted from Sections 1.4.2.7 and 1.4.2.9, and links to Work Process M deleted from Section 1.4.6.

7/31/2012

1, General Policy and Responsibilities

Restored Work Processes B through F. Work Process for Developing or Revising ES&H Policies and Programs is now Work Process A. Restored references and links to Work Process F in Sections 1.4.2.7 and 1.4.2.9.

8/21/2012

1, General Policy and Responsibilities

Work Process B, Implementing ISM Using Five Core Functions, moved to ES&H Core Policy in the RPM Wiki. Work Process C, Stopping Unsafe Work, deleted, as it already exists in the RPM Wiki. Work processes renumbered throughout.

10/25/2012

1, General Policy and Responsibilities, Quick Start Guide

Replaced references to work processes with links to the RPM wiki Stop Work and Workers' ES&H Rights and Responsibilities policies.

11/20/2012

1.4.2.14, EH&S Division Requirements Management Representative

New section

7/31/2012

1.6, Required Work Process

Work Processes A through Q replaced by Work Process for Developing or Revising ES&H Policies and Programs

7/31/2012

2, EHSS Division Charter

EH&S Division changed to EHSS Division in the Quick Start Guide. Chapter contents moved to the RPM wiki.

9/10/2012

4.11, Lead

Editorial change to EHSS Program Manager's contact information

9/10/2012

4.12, Beryllium Safety Program

Beryllium Safety Program revised to meet new PUB-3000 formatting requirements

4/3/2012

4.13, Respiratory Protection

Program moved to new Chapter 44

11/2/2012

5.3, Working Alone Policy

FAQs revised

10/26/2012

5.8, Traffic and Transportation

Sections 5.8.1–5.8.4, 5.8.6–5.8.7, and 5.8.9–5.8.10 moved to Chapter 60, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety

11/26/2012

6, Safe Work Authorizations

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements

12/18/2012

6.3.5, Temporary Work Authorizations

Section revised to satisfy a corrective action

1/26/2012

7, Pressure Safety and Cryogenics

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements

9/27/2012

9, Emergency Services

Chapter title changed from Emergency Management to Emergency Services. Chapter revised to satisfy CATS item 8881-1. Other changes included (1) deleting necessary and outdated language or references, (2) deleting procedures now covered in the EPIPs and (3) adding language to conform to DOE O 151.1C. 

4/16/2012

11.1, Environmental Protection / Policy

Editorial changes

5/25/2012

12.18, New Experiments and Research Activities

Editorial changes made to improve clarity, and to meet corrective actions

7/3/2012

12.20.2, Fire Marshal

Editorial changes made to improve clarity, and to meet corrective actions

7/3/2012

12, Appendix A, Section 2.2.7, Fire Alarm Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Crew

Section title – Fire Alarm, Maintenance Crews – changed to Fire Alarm Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Crew. Editorial changes to paragraph.

12/11/2012

15, Occurrence Reporting

Chapter revised to meet new DOE requirements and EH&S formatting requirements. New Quick Start Guide.

1/31/2012

15, Occurrence Reporting

Minor changes to Section 15.4.5, Environment, Health, Safety, and Security Division; Section 15.4.6, Office of Contractor Assurance; Work Process A, Discovery, Reporting, and Preliminary Review; Work Process B, Categorization; Work Process E, Corrective Actions and Lessons Learned; and Work Process G, Performance Trends and Recurring Occurrences. References to the Environment, Health & Safety Division globally changed to the Environment, Health, Safety, and Security Division.

10/15/2012

16, Laser Safety

Links updated throughout, chapter title of PUB-3000 Chapter 31 updated, "guest" changed to "affiliate" in Work Process B. Flowchart added to Work Process A 

8/22/2012

16, Laser Safety and Quick Start Guide

Editorial changes: guests changed to affiliates (new HR definition). References to former Laser Safety Officer substituted with acting LSO.

11/13/2012

16, Laser Safety and Quick Start Guide

Editorial changes: References to former Laser Safety Officer substituted with new LSO. New LSO's contact information added to contact list.

12/12/2012

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements

3/19/2012

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Contacts updated in Quick Start Guide

6/18/2012

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Editorial changes: References to former Laser Safety Officer substituted with new LSO. New LSO's contact information added to contact list.

12/12/2012

21, Radiation Safety, Work Process E: X-Ray Authorization Work Process

Work Process E revised to be consistent with the Radiation Protection Group's procedures and practices.

4/16/2012

21.4.3, Radiation Safety / Training

Policy revised to more tightly control access to areas with radioactive material

4/16/2012

21.12, Radiation Safety / Definitions

Deleted definition for Radioactive Material Storage Area (RSA). Added definition for Radiological Buffer Area (RBA).

4/6/2012

23, Seismic Safety

Chapter revised to be consistent with UCOP policy

3/19/2012

25, Machine Safeguarding - Shop and Laboratory Machine Safety

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements

8/1/2012

26, Bioafety

Training requirements updated in Sections 26.B.2.2, Safety Line Managers (Supervisors, Managers, and Work Leads); 26.7.8.2, Training Courses; 26.8.2.1, General Review and Authorization Process; 26.8.2.4, Biological Use Authorization; and Table 26-6, Berkeley Lab Review, Documentation, and Authorization for Work with Biological Materials in Research

12/21/2012

27, Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety

Chapter title revised from "Cranes, Hoisting, and Rigging" to "Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety" as part of restructuring effort

7/5/2012

27.4, Roles and Responsibilities / Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety

Revised for clarity and to meet new formatting requirements

7/5/2012

27.5, Definitions / Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety

Definitions revised for clarity and to meet new formatting requirements

7/5/2012

28, Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements. New Quick Start Guide.

9/26/2012

29, Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements

1/4/2012 

29, Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids, Work Process D.2, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Handling Cryogenic Liquids

Revised to reflect current work processes

8/29/2012

30, Fall Protection Program

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements. Links updated in Quick Start Guide.

10/1/2012

30, Fall Protection Program

Fall Protection Matrix/Permit updated in Work Process A.3, How to Complete the Berkeley Lab Fall Protection Matrix. Changed Table 1 references to Table A-1 and Table F-1.

10/18/2012

31, sJHA Process – Subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis

Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements. Title changed from Non-Construction Safety Assurance for Subcontractors, Vendors, and Guests to sJHA Process – Subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis."

8/1/2012

31, sJHA Process – Subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis, Quick Start Guide

Minor revision to Quick Start Guide. Updated links and chapter title. Changed SJHAWA to sJHA. Changed all references to "guests" to "affiliates."

8/15/2012

34, Confined Spaces, Work Process A: LBNL Confined Space Inventory

Added new flowchart

5/7/2012

34, Confined Spaces

Changed "guest" to "affiliate"

5/14/2012

34, Confined Spaces

Link to LBNL Confined Space Inventory updated throughout

7/26/2012

34, Confined Spaces, Work Process E, Entry into Inventoried Spaces by Subcontractors

Editorial change to 1.a

7/26/2012

34, Confined Spaces, Appendix C, PRCS Reclassification Certification

Editorial change to checklist

7/25/2012

34, Confined Spaces, Appendix D, PRCS Alternate Entry Procedure Certification

Editorial change to checklist

7/25/2012

35, Elevated Work — Aerial Work Platforms, Ladders, and Scaffolds

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements. Moved from Section 5.2 to new Chapter 35.

10/23/2012

38, Beryllium Hazards and Controls

Moved from 4.12 to new Chapter 38. Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements.

7/17/2012

40, Heat Stress Hazard Assessment and Control

Moved from 4.14 to new Chapter 40. Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements.

7/31/2012

42, Drinking Water Safety

Moved from 4.3 to new Chapter 42. Chapter revised to meet new formatting requirements.

7/31/2012

44, Respiratory Protection

Moved from 4.13 to new Chapter 44. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

11/2/2012

50, Environmental Radiological Protection Program

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

12/18/2012

60, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety

Moved from 5.8.1–5.8.4, 5.8.6–5.8.7, and 5.8.9–5.8.10. Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

11/26/2012

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2011

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2011.

Chapter or Section and Title of Chapter or Section

Changes

Effective Date

1, General Policy and Responsibilities, Work Process A Process for Developing or Revising ES&H Policy and Programs

Added link to new downloadable template memo for Division Director approval of Significance Level II and III changes

4/8/11

1.4.2.3, Matrixed Employees

Reinstated section describing policy on matrixed employees

9/6/11

1.4.2.3, Matrixed Employees

Minor editorial changes

11/10/11

2, EH&S Charter

Revised to reflect current policy

4/22/11

4.9, Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Moved to new Chapter 34 Confined Spaces

5/20/11

5.3, Working Alone Policy Proposal 

Proposed new policy

9/6/11

5.3, Working Alone Policy

New policy

11/28/11

5.9.3.1, Warning Sign Locations

New section

7/13/11

6, Safe Work Authorizations, Appendix B, Formal Authorizations: Work Requiring EH&S Participation in or Concurrence with Hazard Analysis and Work Authorizations

Revised to include new Working Alone Policy

11/28/11

6, Safe Work Authorizations, Appendix D, Activity Hazard Document [AHD] Process

Clarification of policy

7/5/11

8, Electrical Safety, Appendix R, Qualification Card

New appendix

3/14/11

8, Electrical Safety

Updated throughout to reflect current policy

6/27/11

10, Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies

Added new Section 10.7 Work Site Safety Observations

4/14/11

10 Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies, Appendix A Code of Safe Practices

Restructured Section A.4 Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout / Tagout, added new Section A.7 Confined Spaces

4/14/11

10, Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies, Appendix A Code of Safe Practices

Revised Section A.25.3 Dig Permit to Penetrate Ground or Existing Concrete Surfaces

9/6/11

10.3, Construction Subcontractor Selection Process — Review of Safety Conference

Section 10.3, formerly, Subcontractor Safety Qualification, revised and renamed Construction Subcontractor Selection Process — Review of Safety Performance

7/14/11

13, Gases

Chapter revised to reflect toxic-gas management improvements and identify technical resources

11/2/11

14, Lessons Learned

Chapter removed

4/29/11

15, Occurrence Reporting

Chapter revised to incorporate updates from LBID-2488 Rev 1 of March 2007, which is canceled by this revision.  Requirements of LLNL/PUBs 5519 1 & 2, Issues Management Program Manual, and Causal Analysis Manual are also incorporated. PDF posted as a placeholder for the html version.

6/30/11

16, Laser Safety

Chapter updated to new format

12/19/11

16.5.4.1, Berkeley Lab Response to a Laser Injury

New section

3/11/11

18, Lockout/Tagout and Verification

All references to LOTO Logs removed from this chapter, as recommended by HSS. Links to LOTO forms replaced with http://electricalsafety.lbl.gov/. Edited for clarity throughout.

6/30/11

19.2, Protective Clothing

Section updated to reflect current policy

3/2/11

21, Radiation Safety

Chapter revised to correct errors, reflect current radiation-safety program, and address change to PUB-3000 chapter format

3/1/11 

21, Radiation Safety Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide updated

5/27/11 

21.6.2, Low Activity Source and Low Dose Machine Authorizations

Section revised

10/17/11

23.2.1, Seismic Safety/Physical Plant Facilities

Minor revision; clarification of current code requirements

6/17/11

23.2.2, Seismic Safety/Design Criteria for Programmatic Facilities

Minor revision; clarification of current code requirements

6/17/11

27, Cranes, Hoisting, Rigging

Roles and Responsibilities revised (Facilities Crane and Elevator Office no longer exists); Chapter updated to new format  

10/10/11

29, Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids, Work Process A Oxygen-Deficiency Risk Assessment

Replaced ODH Calculator

4/13/11

34, Confined Spaces 

 New chapter and Quick Start Guide

 3/29/11

 

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2010

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2010.

Chapter and Title

Changes

Effective Date

1—General Policy and Responsibilities

Major revision due to finalization of EH&S Policy and Requirements.

6/30/10

1—General Policy and Responsibilities

New Quick Start Guide

10/27/10

1.3.2—Safety Line Management and Individual Roles and Responsibilities for ES&H

Section revised to clarify ES&H responsibilities.

1/21/10

1.12.11—Appendix K (Records)

Added link to PUB-3000 Change Request Form.

4/12/10

2—EH&S Charter

New Quick Start Guide

11/4/10

3—Health Services

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/7/10

4.3.2—Drinking Water / Additional Information

Changed extension of Drinking Water Safety Coordinator from 2603 to 7609

12/9/10

4.5—Noise

Entire section was revised to address a gap analysis

12/10/10

4.5.7—Noise / Additional Information

EH&S Hearing Conservation Program Coordinator extension changed from extension 4028 to 5918

12/9/10

4.6.5—Ventilation, Hoods, and HEPA Filters / Additional Information

EH&S Ventilation Program Coordinator extension changed from 6547 to 2324. EH&S HEPA Filter Program Manager extension changed from 2826 to 2324. 

 12/9/10

4.7.3—Chemicals / Additional Information

EH&S Chemical Inventory Coordinator extension changed from 6971 to 2994

 12/9/10

4.9.2—Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Updated confined space permit and program .PDFs per Barbara Tuse.

3/2/10

4.10.2—Roof Access / Additional Information

Contact information changed from the Roof Program Manager at extension 2623 to the Industrial Hygiene Group at extension 6218

 12/9/10

4.11.2—Lead / Additional Information

EH&S Lead Safety Coordinator extension changed from 2603 to 5216

12/9/10

4.13.3—Respiratory Protection / Additional Information

Telephone extension of  Respiratory Protection Program Administrator changed from 2826 to 5918.

9/29/10

4.14.6—Heat Stress / Additional Information

Indoor Air Quality Subject Matter Expert extension changed from 2603 to 2324

12/9/10

4.18—Exposure Assessment

New section about exposure assessment added to Chapter 4.

6/30/10

5.1—Incident Reviewing and Reporting

Revised to reflect program revisions resulting from HSS audit.

9/30/10

5.1—Incident Reviewing and Reporting

New Quick Start Guide published (approved 9/30/10).

10/29/10

5.2.1—Occupational Safety / Policy

Revised per gap analysis.

 9/10/10

5.8.14—General Policy and Responsibilities

 

New section added to establish policy and safe work practices for LBNL staff while transporting research samples, hazardous materials, and field sampling materials and to address CATS 6195-11.

1/7/10

6—Safe Work Authorizations

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/7/10

7—Pressure Safety and Cryogenics

References updated

6/17/10

7—Pressure Safety and Cryogenics

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/7/10

 8—Electrical Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/9/10

 8—Appendix S (Subcontractors and Vendors: What You Need to Know About Performing Electrical Work and Lockout/Tagout at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

New Appendix to meet corrective action.

 8/4/10

 8—Appendix T (LBNL Electrical Equipment Acceptance Program)

New Appendix to meet corrective action.

8/3/10

10.4.4—Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies / Qualified Person

Linked sixth bullet (Electrical, Overhead Lines) to Chapters 8 (Electrical Safety) and 18 (Lockout/Tagout and Verification).

6/7/10

10.18—Appendix A (Code of Safe Practices), Section A.6.1 (Scope and Application)

Linked second paragraph construction and nonconstruction activity references to new Chapter 30 (Fall Protection Program) instead of Chapter 10.

6/7/10

10.18—Appendix A (Code of Safe Practices), Section A.25 (Forklift Trucks (Powered Industrial Trucks and Heavy Equipment)

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

10.18—Appendix A.1 (Cranes)

New OSHA requirements gap closure. 

11/5/10

11—Environmental Protection

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 6/24/10

16—Laser Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 6/24/10

16—Laser Safety

References to EHS 280 changed to EHS 302 or EHS 302 and EHS 303. Updated references and contact information.

11/15/10

18—Lockout/Tagout and Verification

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/9/10

18—Lockout/Tagout and Verification

Revisions to Appendix 5 and 6. New Appendix 7. Changes throughout to reflect current practices.

 10/18/10

18.7.3—Lockout/Tagout and Verification / Tags

Revised per gap analysis.

9/20/10

19—Personal Protective Equipment

New Quick Start Guide posted.

 7/9/10

20—Waste Management

Changed title of Chapter 20 from Hazardous Waste Disposal to Waste Management per request from the Chapter 20 Responsible Author.

6/16/10

20—Waste Management

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

21—Radiation Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted.

8/2/10

20.3.1.1—Nitric Acid (HNO3) in Wastes

Links to procedures added to subsection "Nitric Acid (HNO3) Waste Solutions (Including Aqua Regia Mixtures)"

4/9/10

22—Research with Human and Animal Subjects

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

23—Seismic Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

23—Seismic Safety

Revised per gap analysis.

9/9/10

25—Machine Safeguarding: Shop and Machine Safety

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

26—Biosafety

Updated link to the Biological Use Application form

11/2/10

26.8.2.1—General Review and Authorization Process

Unlinked the word "form" from "Biological Use Application form" anchor.

8/11/10

27—Cranes, Hoisting, and Rigging

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

27.5.3—Mobile Cranes  

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.5.4—Cab-Operated Cranes

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.7.2—Frequency of Inspection

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.7.4—Rigging

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.7.6—Loads 

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.14—Standards

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

27.16—References

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

28.4—Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks / Introduction

Revised per gap analysis.

9/10/10

29—Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids

New chapter and Quick Start Guide.

1/29/10

29—Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids

Administrative edits citing additional standards

6/17/10

30—Fall Protection Program

New chapter consolidates fall protection requirements from other PUB-3000 chapters into one. Includes new Quick Start Guide.

 4/29/10

31—Non-Construction Safety Assurance for Subcontractors, Vendors, and Guests

Major revision to chapter.

10/25/10

31—Non-Construction Safety Assurance for Subcontractors, Vendors, and Guests

New Quick Start Guide.

10/25/10

32—Job Hazards Analysis

Appendix E (Exposure Assessment) deleted; moved to Section 4.18 (Exposure Assessment) of Chapter 4 (Industrial Hygiene).

7/7/10

32—Job Hazards Analysis

New Quick Start Guide posted.

7/12/10

33—Welding, Joining, and Thermal Cutting

New Chapter and Quick Start Guide posted.

8/25/10

 

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2009

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2009.

Chapter and Title

Changes

Effective Date

1 — General Policy and Responsibilities

 

Changed name and functions of Safety Review Committee (SRC) to Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) to conform with approved policy changes posted in RPM 7.02 and the SAC Web site.

8/11/09

1.2.1 — Initiation and Approval of ES&H Policy and Requirements (Interim Process)

Section 1.2.1 added to meet HSS CAP (CC-1) requirement for an ES&H management system for changing ES&H policy.

11/20/09

1.3.1 — Line Management Authority and Accountability for ES&H

Revised to reflect policy change made in RPM §2.05(A)(3) as directed by HSS CAP Corrective Action CC2-2.

10/30/09

1.3.1 — Line Management Authority and Accountability for ES&H

Link to RPM §2.05(A)(3) deleted. Safety Accountability Guidelines in RPM §2.05(A)(3) are being revised.

 12/17/09

5.2.1 — Occupational Safety / Elevated Work Locations / Policy

Section revised to ensure compliance with Fall Protection requirements of 10 CFR 851 and to improve consistency of implementation and enforcement.

1/30/09

5.2.5.2 — Occupational Safety / Extensible Boom Work Locations/ Scope

"Scope" moved from 5.2.2 to 5.2.5.2. Section clarified and links to Chapter 10 (Construction Safety).

1/30/09

6 — Appendix B (Safe Work Authorizations / Formal Authorizations)

Revised to clarify the hazardous electrical work authorization process, and to allow for AHD equivalency when approved by the EH&S Division Director.

10/28/09

8 — Electrical Safety

 

Changed name and functions of Safety Review Committee (SRC) to Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) to conform with approved policy changes posted in RPM 7.02 and the SAC Web site.

8/12/09

8.7.1.1 — Electrical Safety / Energized Electrical Work Requirements / LBNL Employees

Changed the effective date for mandatory Electrical Safety AHD from June 1, 2009, to August 30, 2009. 

5/27/09

8.7.1.1 — Electrical Safety / Energized Electrical Work Requirements / LBNL Employees

Revised to clarify the hazardous electrical work authorization process, and to allow for AHD equivalency when approved by the EH&S Division Director.

10/28/09

10 — Appendix A.3.9 (Construction Safety / Electrical PPE and Insulated Tools)

Fourth paragraph revised; policy regarding requirement to inspect tools for damage clarified.

2/10/09

10 — Appendix A.6 (Construction Safety / Fall Protection)

Revised to clarify policy concerning change notifications.

1/30/09

11 — Environmental Protection

Entire chapter revised for clarity and to be aligned with current regulation in response to increasing DOE emphasis on pollution prevention.

4/3/09

12.6 — Permits

Revised to resolve Fire Protection Program Assessment Corrective Actions, as the Hot Work Program needed to be more thorough to ensure compliance.

3/5/09

12.6 — Permits (Appendix A, Section 4.7 (Hot Work Program))

Revised to resolve Fire Protection Program Assessment Corrective Actions, as the Hot Work Program needed to be more thorough to ensure compliance.

3/5/09

16 — Lasers

Changed name and functions of Safety Review Committee (SRC) to Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) to conform with approved policy changes posted in RPM 7.02 and the SAC Web site.

8/11/09

16.4.3.3.1 — Initial Training

Revised to reflect current training requirements.

11/16/09

20.3.1.1 — Nitric Acid (HNO3) in Wastes

New policy requiring users to implement benchtop treatment procedures to neutralize nitric acid and thereby reduce or eliminate a reaction if organic wastes are inadvertently added.

7/27/09

21.2 — Radiation Safety / Nuclear Safety Program

Revised to clarify what Chapter 21 covers based on DOE requirements. Reflects actual conditions. 

5/21/09

23.2.2 — Seismic Safety / Design Criteria for Programmatic Facilities

Section revised to conform with requirements of California Building Code.

4/21/09

23.6 — Seismic Safety / Programmatic Equipment and Structures

Deletion of statement that conflicted with the 2007 CBC & ASCE-7-05.

6/30/09

24 — Environment, Health, and Safety Training

 

Removed all references to the JHQ. Chapter 24 now focuses on the management and delivery of training rather than on the process for deciding how training requirements are derived. The document was edited throughout for clarity and consistency.

7/28/09

26 — Biosafety

 

Major revision due to CAP item from DOE biosafety audit.

7/31/09

27 — Cranes, Hoisting, and Rigging

Changed name and functions of Safety Review Committee (SRC) to Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) to conform with approved policy changes posted in RPM 7.02 and the SAC Web site.

8/11/09

27.5.2 — Cranes, Hoisting, and Rigging / Cranes and Hoists—Greater Than 2 Tons

Text revised to reflect current practice.

2/13/09

27.8.1 — High-Consequence/High-Value Lift/Move Requirements

Minor change to the high–consequence/high value (HV/HC) lift responsibilities of the person in charge (PIC) and customer manager or engineer planning the lift to prevent conflict of interest. Change also necessary to be consistent with the DOE Standard Hoisting and Rigging (DOE-STD-1090), which stipulates the PIC cannot also be the equipment operator. 

7/29/09

31 — Appendix C (Subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis and Work Authorization Form for Non-Construction Activities Performed at LBNL Facilities

The SJHAWA form was revised to incorporate changes from PUB-3000 Chapters 8 and 18 (effective 12/11/09; see archive of changes made in 2008) and lessons learned from implementing the program.

1/21/09

31.6 — Non-Construction Safety Assurance Process

Revised to reflect changes made to Appendix C of Chapter 31.

1/21/09

32 Job Hazards Analysis

References to "Scope of Work" changed to "Description of Work" to be consistent with the JHA tool.

4/9/09

32 Appendix C (Job Hazards Analysis Process)

References to "Scope of Work" changed to "Description of Work" to be consistent with the JHA tool.

4/9/09

32 Appendix C (Job Hazards Analysis Process), Section C.1.a (Description of Work Statement)

Added detail on requirements for Description of Work to incorporate guidance that was issued subsequent to the previous version of this section to ensure consistency between PUB-3000 and expected practice.

8/4/09

32 Appendix E (Exposure Assessment)

Revised to clarify points. The policy has not been changed during this revision..

1/21/09

32.2 Job Hazards Analysis/Definitions

Added definitions of Hazard Assessment and Exposure Assessment as part of revision to clarify Appendix E of Chapter 32.

1/21/09

 

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CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2008

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2008.

Chapter and Title

Changes

Effective Date

1 — General Policy and Responsibilities

Changes to sections 1.3.2.4, 1.3.2.5, 1.3.2.6, 1.3.2.9, 1.3.2.10, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and 1.7 were made to update references to current business practices and databases, and to document the codification in LBNL policy and procedure of the injury and illness reporting and record-keeping requirements under 10 CFR 851.

10/22/08

1.3.2.2 — Associate Laboratory Director for Operations/Chief Operating Officer

Updated list of Associate Laboratory Director for Operations/Chief Operating Officer's responsibilities to make it consistent with the SRC Charter and Section 1.2.2.11.6.

04/18/08

1.3.2.3 — EH&S Division Director

Revision made to update EH&S Division Director's responsibilities for electrical safety and fire and life safety.

04/24/08

1.3.2.4 — Division Directors

Replace obsolete references to HEAR database with its successor, the HMS database. Update references to current business practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

1.3.2.5 — Supervisors, Managers, and Work Leads

Ensure that managers and supervisors understand that their ES&H responsibilities include material and equipment under their purview regardless of where it came from.

10/02/08

1.3.2.5 — Supervisors, Managers, and Work Leads

Section was revised to update references to current business practices and databases, and to document the codification in LBNL policy and procedure of the injury and illness reporting and record-keeping requirements under 10 CFR 851.

10/22/08

1.3.2.5 — Supervisors, Managers, and Work Leads

Section revised to include new policy about the role of Area Safety Leaders.

12/02/08

1.3.2.6 — Employees, Contractors, and Casual and Participating Visitors

Section was revised to update references to current business practices and databases, and to document the codification in LBNL policy and procedure of the injury and illness reporting and record-keeping requirements under 10 CFR 851.

10/22/08

1.3.2.9 — Division Safety Coordinators (DSCs)

Replace obsolete references to HEAR database with its successor, the HMS database. Update references to current business practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

1.3.2.10 EH&S Division Liaisons

Replace obsolete references to HEAR database with its successor, the HMS database. Update references to current business practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

1.3.3 — Employee Involvement and Worker Rights

Clarify policy concerning workers' involvement in the analysis of hazards and work controls.

07/21/08

1.4.1 — Define Scope of Work (Work Planning)

Replace obsolete references to HEAR database with its successor, the HMS database. Update references to current business practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

1.4.2 — Analyze the Hazards

Replace obsolete references to HEAR database with its successor, the HMS database. Update references to current business practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

1.7 — Occupational Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting

New section added to document the codification in LBNL policy and procedure of the injury and illness reporting and record-keeping requirements under 10 CFR 851.

10/22/08

1.9 — Glossary

New definitions added for "Area," "Area Safety Leader," and "Technical Area."

12/02/08

3.20 Immunizations and Biosafety Concerns

Section title revised from "Immunizations" to "Immunizations and Biosafety Concerns." Paragraph revised to include information about biosafety concerns regarding serum banking procedures.

11/25/08

4 — Industrial Hygiene

Sections 4.7.1 (Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan) and 4.17 (References) revised to include nanomaterials.

05/23/08

4.7.4 — Technical Area Requirements

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/02/08

4.7.4.1 — Food and Beverages

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/02/08

4.7.4.2 — Cosmetics

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/02/08

5.6.3 — LBNL EH&S Support Organizations

Revised to reflect current support-organization structure.

01/03/08

5.8.13 — Pickup and Delivery of Hazardous Material

Revised to correct an identified deficiency in the material transportation pick-up process.

12/17/08

5.8.13.1 — General Procedure

Revised to correct an identified deficiency in the material transportation pick-up process.

12/17/08

6 — Safe Work Authorizations

Modified several sections to:

  1. Reflect that the Job Hazards Analysis process replaces the Job Hazards Questionnaire (including adding in language on phase-in of the JHA), and that JHA replaces Division ISM Plan as the primary tool for Line Management Authorization
  2. Change “Work Leader” to “Work Lead”
  3. Remove references to HEAR system in Project Planning

01/08/08

6, Appendix A —Line Management Authorizations: Work Requiring Specialized Classroom Training and/or Certification

Revised to remove Electrical Hot Work permit as a line management authorization (policy).

12/15/08

6, Appendix B — Formal Authorizations

Revised to add chemicals that are secondary explosives, such as triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB), and cyclotrimethylene-trinitramine (RDX).

06/30/08

6, Appendix B — Formal Authorizations

Revised to establish that exposure to electricity at >/= 50 V and >/= 5 mA requires an Activity Hazard Document (policy), and to remove references to the UC Berkeley Committee for Protection of Human Subjects, as LBNL now has its own IRB.

12/15/08

6, Appendix E — Temporary Work Authorization Template

Revised to clarify that a Division Director may designate someone else in the Division to sign Temporary Work Authorizations.

12/15/08

6.3 — Formal Authorizations for Increased Hazards

Revised to clarify that Division Directors may delegate authorization authority for Formal Authorizations to someone else in the Division (editorial); adds text to description of “Temporary Work Authorization.”

12/15/08

6.4 — Safe Work Authorizations

Section rewritten to reflect recent changes in Chapter 21 of the PUB-3000, and to clarify that building safety analyses performed during the capital asset acquisition process are not reviewed after initial occupancy.

02/04/08

6.4 — Safe Work Authorizations, Appendix C

Appendix C revised to reflect changes in DOE O 413.3A (capital asset acquisition).

02/04/08

6.5.2 — Hazard Management System

Title of section changed from "Project Hazard Analysis" to "Hazard Management System." Content of section revised to update references to current busines practices and databases. Changes complete CATS Corrective Actions 5608-1 and 5608-2.

10/22/08

6.10 — Appendices, Appendix F

Appendix F ((Nonmandatory) HEAR Client Input Form, Modified) deleted so that Chapter 6 reflects current busines practices and databases.

10/22/08

8 — Electrical Safety, Appendix P (Electrical Safety Committee)

This change is in response to communication received from DOE-BSO Site Manager, formalizing the Electrical AHJ relationship between DOE-BSO and LBNL.

03/25/08

8 — Electrical Safety

Note about printable Word docs deleted. Downloadable Word docs are not available, as they are being updated.

12/3/08

8 — Electrical Safety

Changes were made to conform to the requirements of NFPA 70E and to identify how subcontractors can verify compliance with the requirements of this other electrical safety requirement and others. Changes also align Ch. 8 with the policy adopted for inclusion of electrical hazards in Ch. 6 (AHD process).

Effective 12/11/08; posted 1/9/09.

8.9.1 — Electrical Safety / Roles and Responsibilities / Authority Having Jurisdiction

This change is in response to communication received from DOE-BSO Site Manager, formalizing the Electrical AHJ relationship between DOE-BSO and LBNL.

03/25/08

10 — Construction Safety, Appendix A.6 (Fall Protection)

Appendix A.6 updated to reflect current Fall Protection policy.

02/15/08

10 — Construction Safety, Appendix A (Code of Safe Practices)

Appendix A of Ch. 10 was revised to implement a previously approved policy. It is also an administrative change under authority of the PUB-3000 Manager.

Effective 12/18/08; posted 1/9/09.

12.1 — Policy

Section revised to resolve corrective actions due to the Fire Protection Program Assessment.

12/3/08

12.20.2 — Fire Marshal

Revised to clarify the Fire Marshal's role as AHJ regarding fire prevention and protection policy, and DOE-BSO's role regarding equivalencies, exemptions, or variances.

04/24/08

12.24 — References

Reference to "LBNL Fire Protection Program (Appendices to this Chapter" deleted as part of efforts to resolve corrective actions due to the Fire Protection Program Assessment.

12/3/08

12.25 — Appendices

To improve Chapter 12's navigability, Section 12.25 was added to the Table of Contents.

12/3/08

12, Appendix A, Section 4.3 — Fire Hazard Analysis

Revised to resolve corrective actions due to the Fire Protection Program Assessment.

12/3/08

12, Appendix A, Section 4.6 — Phase-out of Halon Fixed-fire Suppression System

Revised to resolve corrective actions due to the Fire Protection Program Assessment.

12/3/08

12, Appendix A, Section 5.1 — Facility and Building Fire Protection Survey

Revised to resolve corrective actions due to the Fire Protection Program Assessment.

12/3/08

16 — Lasers

Chapter revised to reflect the Lab's current laser safety policies.

11/17/08

17 — Ergonomics

Updated to describe changes that have been made to the LBNL Ergonomics Program in the last six months.

03/05/08

17.4.4 — Support Services for Off-Site/Remote Computer Users

Section revised to clarify requirement for Remedy Interactive self-evaluation and training for employees who work off site 20 or more hours a week.

03/21/08

18 — Lockout/Tagout & Verification

Major revision per SRC.

01/31/08

18 — Lockout/Tagout & Verification

New Section 18.19.5, Appendix 5, LOTO Safety Walkaround Guidance Card. Section 18.4.3 revised to refer and link to the guidance card. New section also includes a downloadable PDF of the guidance card.

09/29/08

18 — Lockout/Tagout & Verification

Revised to:

  1. Distinguish Facilities high voltage procedures from standard lockout / tagout.
  2. Delete the term “interlock” and substitute “control circuit”

09/30/08

18 — Lockout/Tagout & Verification

Sections 18.5.2.1.5, 18.7.1, 18.7.2.1, 18.7.2.2, and 18.9, and Figure 18-5 revised to correspond with the Laboratory's new policy for RED-only locks for personal LOTO, and requirements for issuing one key only for each red lock.

11/17/08

18 — Lockout/Tagout & Verification

Changes were made to conform to the requirements of NFPA 70E and to identify how subcontractors can verify compliance with the requirements of this other electrical safety requirement and others. Changes also align Ch. 8 with the policy adopted for inclusion of electrical hazards in Ch. 6 (AHD process).

Effective 12/11/08; posted 1/9/09.

19 Personal Protective Equipment

This revision clarifies LBNL policy, mirrors 10CFR851/OSHA requirements verbiage, and links the three LBNL document locations where foot protection information is located.

09/22/08

19.1 — Overview of PPE Program

Section title revised from "Policy" to "Overview of PPE Program" as part of a Lab-wide implementation of the Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.1 — LBNL PPE Policy

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.2 — PPE Use Exceptions

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.2 — PPE Use Exceptions

Section revised to make reference to the new Appendix A (Guidelines for Exceptions to Policy on Personal Protective Equipment and Food in Technical Areas)

12/15/08

19.1.3 — PPE Responsibilities

New section added to implement La.boratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.3.1 — Area Safety Leaders

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.3.2 — Supervisors and Work Leads

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.3.3 — Workers

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.1.3.4 — EH&S Division Director

New section added to implement Laboratory Director's policy regarding the use of PPE and food/cosmetics in Technical Areas, and to improve workplace safety and compliance with 10CFR851 requirements.

12/2/08

19.11 — Appendix A: Guidelines for Exceptions to Policy on Personal Protective Equipment and Food in Technical Areas

New appendix for Chapter 19.

12/15/08

20 Hazardous Waste Disposal

Links in Sections 20.3, 20.3.2, and 20.8 updated.

02/08/08

23.2.2 Design Criteria for Programmatic Facilities

Revised to conform to current code.

12/17/08

23.5 Seismic Safety / Process for Determining Use Restrictions for Buildings and Other Structures with "Poor" and "Very Poor" Seismic Ratings

Revised section to meet requirements of DOE-BSO Report, “Employee Concerns and Whistle Blower Protection Programs Assessment," and to establish a process for informing personnel occupying the buildings after the initial briefing.

05/06/08

23.7 Non-Structural Earthquake Safety Measures

Revised to conform to current code.

12/17/08

25 Machine Safeguarding: Shop and Lab Machine Safety

Formerly called "Shop Safety and Power Tools." Major revision to chapter.

06/16/08

26.1 General Biosafety Policy

Revised in response to one of the many findings from the DOE BSO Biosafety Assessment performed in March 2008, CAT # 5865-1.

12/19/08

26.9 Biosafety/Standards

Reference to Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories changed to the 5th Edition.

12/19/08

27 Hoisting and Rigging

Revised to reflect current procedures.

10/22/08

31 Non-Construction Safety Assurance for Subcontractors, Vendors, and Guests at LBNL Facilities

New chapter.

08/14/08

31, Appendix C JHA Form

Change title of form from "Job Hazards Analysis Form for Non-Construction ..." to "Job Hazards Analysis and Work Authorization Form for Non-Construction ..."  Several callouts in the text of Chapter 31 will also need to be revised to reflect this change in the title of the form.

On the green signature block (for Requester/Division Approval): Change the block to read from the following “"Requester/Division Approval:” to “Requester/Division Approval:  I authorize the work to proceed subject to the specified controls."

These changes are required in order for the Chapter 31 work authorization process to achieve equivalence with the institutional JHA requirements in PUB-3000 Chapter 32.

08/29/08

32 — Job Hazards Analysis

Updated chapter based upon lessons learned during the JHA Pilot Program. There are no substantive policy issues raised in this update. Changes include:

  • Reworded implementation schedule by removing references to FY 2007 which has passed.
  • Clarified that Worker’s signature, although desired, is not required. Work Lead’s signature verifies that the JHA has been discussed with the Worker, that readiness review has been conducted, and that the Work is authorized.
  • Pulled out Appendix C as separate, downloadable document; revised the signature blocks on these documents to reflect implications noted above re: Worker and Work Lead signature.
  • Clarified that JHA requirements for construction are given in PUB-3K, Chapter 10.
  • Refined descriptions of typical tasks, hazards and controls as used in the JHA.

Clarified that the Individual Baseline JHA is accessed through the automated JHQ software, and that the Task-based JHA is a paper system not accessed through a central system.

01/14/08

32 — Job Hazards Analysis

Major revision to chapter and new appendices to reflect changes to JHA process.

07/28/08

32 — Job Hazards Analysis

Changes to policy section to "clean up" and remove conflicts with other PUB-3000 chapters.

 

 

CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2007

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar year 2007.

Chapter and Title

Changes

Effective Date

Requesting a Revision to PUB-3000

Deleted sentence, "Hard copies, which are updated no more frequently than annually, are available only by special request from division management," as the online manual is the official document.

10/31/07

1 — General Policy and Responsibilities

A section was needed in the Chapter to document the requirement for conducting Safety walkarounds. A section was also needed in the Chapter to describe employee involvement and worker ES&H rights required by 10 CFR 851. Edited the Chapter to clarify terminology.

01/10/07

1 — General Policy and Responsibilities

Minor changes due to SRC review.

02/22/07

1.2 — ES&H Policy

Section revised to align the policy statement in PUB-3000 with the RPM and the ISMS Management Plan.

11/27/07

1.3 — EH&S Management

Section revised to reflect current ISM responsibilities.

11/27/07

1.3.2.2 — Deputy Director for Operations

"Deputy Director for Operations" changed to "Associate Laboratory Director for Operations/Chief Operating Officer." Change reflects current position title, and current responsibilities assigned to that position.

11/27/07

1.3.2.5 — Managers, Supervisors, and Work Leads

Changed frequency of safety walkarounds from quarterly to periodic.

01/24/07

1.3.2.5 — Supervisors, Managers, and Work Leads

Section revised to complete ISMS CAP item.

10/31/07

1.3.2.10 — EH&S Division Liaisons

Revised description of EH&S Division Liaison duties.

05/31/07

1.3.2.11.3 Office of Contract Assurance

Revised to reflect current responsibilities.

11/27/07

1.3.2.11.6 Safety Review Committee (SRC)

Aligned description of SRC responsibilities with the SRC Charter published in the SRC Web site at http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/src/charter.shtml.

08/16/07

1.3.2.11.6 Safety Review Committee (SRC)

Aligned description of SRC responsibilities with the 9/10/07 revision of the SRC Charter published in the SRC Web site at http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/src/charter.shtml.

09/19/07

1.3.7.1 Subcontractor Flow-Down of Safety and Health Requirements

New section.

05/31/07

1.3.7.1 Subcontractor Flow-Down of Safety and Health Requirements

Links to "Worker Safety and Health Program" and "Guide for On-Site Subcontractor Safety Plans" documents added to Web page.

12/19/07

1.6 — Reporting Employee Concerns

Revised to reflect current available resources for LBNL employees to report ES&H concerns, and their rights to do so.

03/30/07

1.6 — Reporting Employee Concerns

Revised to include current organizational structure and functions.

11/27/07

1.10 — General Policy and Responsibilities/References

Worker Safety and Health Program (LBNL/PUB-3851) and link to the document added to this list of references.

12/19/07

3 — Health Services

Changes made in response to DOE audit.

02/15/07

3.9 — Medical Surveillance Program

Section revised to document LBNL's compliance with 1910.1450 and 10 CR 851.

12/12/07

4 — Industrial Hygiene

Minor editorial changes to reflect comments during December 2006 DOE review of 10CFR851 WHSP plan.

Moved section on Exposure Assessment to Chapter 32 “Job Hazards Analysis.”

03/02/07

4 — Industrial Hygiene

New link in 4.8.2 (to download Asbestos Management Plan document), 4.9.2 (to download Confined Space Program document), and 4.11.2 (to download the Lead Program document).

04/03/07

5.1.3.1 — Procedure for Reviewing First-Aid Injuries

Paragraph revised to instruct off-site LBNL employees (e.g., those who work at JGI) on first-aid procedures.

10/10/07

5.6 — OSHA Compliance

References to Section 5.4 (Material Handling and Storage) were deleted.

03/07/07

6, Appendix B — Formal Authorizations

Revisions to the “biological materials” row of the table in Appendix B (Formal Authorizations) of Chapter 6 (Safe Work Authorizations) was revised to clarify previous requirements and be consistent with Chapter 26.

01/11/07

6, Appendix D — Activity Hazard Document (AHD) Process

Changed footnote reference to FY2007 to CY2007.

09/19/07

8.13.6 — Heating Tapes and Cords

New section.

11/30/07

10 — Construction Safety Manual Administrative Policies

  • Revised Appendix F1 (Old C1) to accurately describe LBNL’s construction safety efforts.
  • Code of Safe Practices and Environmental Policies: Sections of:  Chapter 10, create a stand alone construction program so that subcontractors and lab employees would have only 1 chapter to review instead of all PUB 3000
  • Added all terminology from 851, Appendix A Section 1(a)(1)(i)-(iv) to Chapter 10.
  • Checked draft PUB-3000, Chapter 10 to ensure all other required elements of 851 Appendix A1 are included.
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to expand on the tasks that are required by OSHA to be monitored by Qualified and Competent person.
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to specifically require training of subcontract personnel based on JHA and site safety plan.
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to add worker acknowledgement and disciplinary process.
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to add Designated Representative on-site requirements
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to add subcontractor employee reporting requirement for general unsafe conditions.
  • Revised PUB-3000 Chapter 10 to add requirements for IIIPP and site safety plan submittal and review where applicable

01/24/07

10.1.1 — Subcontractor Safety Policy/General

Section revised to include information about the pending availability of LBNL safety audits.

05/17/07

10.6.3 — Coordination and Tracking of EH&S Construction Safety Package Reviews

Section revised because the current policy regarding verification of H&S documentation before starting work on construction projects was reviewed and determined to need improvement.  This was documented in ORPS report SC—BSO—LBL-Operations-2007-0004, which was also reportable under 10CFR851 as NTS NC-ID 2779.  This change is necessary to resolve this identified deficiency and close the ORPS/NTS items.

12/12/07

10.8 — Procurement of Hazardous Material

First paragraph of this section revised to it's clear that the product MSDS must be submitted prior to the start of work.

04/30/07

10, Appendix A, Section A.2.2 — Requirements

Revised to include requirement for subcontractors to wear steel-toe boots with steel shanks.

05/18/07

10, Appendix A, Section A.12.5 — Fall Protection Requirement while Working from Ladders

Revised to clarify 6-foot fall policy.

05/01/07

11 — Environmental Protection

Sections updated to be consistent with current external requirements.

03/09/07

12 — Fire Prevention and Protection

Handling of exemptions and equivalencies are more clearly defined, requirements for seasonal decorations are provided, smoking restrictions are revised to follow the RPM and information updated to reflect latest standards and references.  The Fire Protection Program has been added as an Appendix.

01/24/07

16 — Lasers

Entire chapter revised to reflect current safety standards and practices.

02/05/07

16.3.3 — Laser Safety Officer Responsibilities

Bullet stating "Performing and documenting, at least annually, a laser safety audit of each Class 3B & Class 4 while the laser is operational, if possible" revised to say, "Performing and documenting, at least annually, a laser safety audit of each Class 3B & Class 4 AHD while the laser is operational, if possible. The audit will be documented using using the Laser Operations Audit Form," and to link to the Laser Operations Audit form.

03/09/07

17.7.1 — Manual Material Handling

Deleted reference to Chapter 5, Section 5.4

07/12/07

19 — Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter restructured for clarity, and to include reference to new Chapter 32 (Job  Hazard Analysis), and to be in compliance with 851.

03/07/07

21.7 — X-Ray Authorizations

Entire section 21.7 revised and updated.

03/30/07

21.8.1 - Accelerators

Section revised to reflect current practice.

10/17/07

23 — Seismic Safety

Entire chapter revised.

05/17/07

23 — Seismic Safety

Entire chapter revised.

06/07/07

25 — Shop Safety and Power Tools

New chapter.

12/12/06

26 — Biosafety

New chapter. The old biosafety section of PUB-3000 (4.7) is very limited (one page) and does not cover the scope of required biosafety regulations and standards at LBNL.  Policies to address requirements under the DOE Worker Health and Safety Program regulation (10 CFR 851) and the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) have also been added.

01/11/07

27 — Cranes, Hoisting, and Rigging

New chapter to separate content from forklift material that was previously published together with this information. Implements changes made last year by memo as a result of DOE and internal assessments, adds requirement to wear head protection, clarifies previously ambiguous language. Implementing changes required to conform to OSHA and Work Smart Standards.

03/06/07

27.7.3 — Personal Protective Equipment

Section revised to reflect current procedures.

04/20/07

27.7.3 — Personal Protective Equipment

Additional changes to section per Lab divisions.

04/25/07

28 — Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks

New chapter separates forklift material from cranes, hoisting, and rigging, and incorporates changes made by memo last year as a result of DOE and internal audits. New chapter is necessary due to program deficiencies and subsequent program changes.

03/09/07

32 - Job Hazards Analysis

New Chapter created to describe formal process of job hazard analysis; new chapter was created due to 851 requirements.

03/02/07

32.4 - Job Hazards Analysis/Scope

Section 32.4 revised to be consistent with the phase-in approach that is being taken with this program. This change is not a policy change, as the phase-in had always been intended; however, it is a more-than-minor editorial change.

09/07/07

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CHANGES TO ES&H MANUAL IN 2001-2006

The table below lists changes to the PUB-3000 in calendar years 2001-2006.

Chapter and Title

Changes

Effective Date

Responsible Managers

Chapter 1 RM changed from Robin Wendt to Eugene Lau

03/05

1.3.2 — Clear Roles and Responsibilities for ES&H

Replaced section describing Divison ES&H Coordinator's responsibilities with section describing Divison Safety Coordinator's responsibilities.

10/27/06

1.3.2 — Clear Roles and Responsibilities for ES&H

Revised description of Division Safety Coordinator's responsibility as division point of contact for the LBNL Work Smart Standards Program. Changed "Perform an ongoing review of existing and new work hazards for applicability and inclusion of new Work Smart Standards" to "Perform an ongoing review of work with division staff to identify hazards which may require inclusion of new Standards in the LBNL Work Smart Standards Set."

11/16/06

1.5

Rewritten to reflect current stop-unsafe-work policy.

09/27/05

1.8 — Definitions, Abbreviations, and Acronyms

Revised and expanded section replaces Glossary, now called "Definitions, Abbreviations, and Acronyms."

11/16/06

3 – Health Services

Changes in preplacement examinations, medical surveillance program, laser examinations, medical records, and some responsible party duties.

6/02

3 — Health Services

Revised to update titles and descriptions of responsibilities of responsible parties.

11/27/06

4 – Industrial Hygiene

New section added on heat stress.

9/02

4 — Industrial Hygiene

Entire chapter revised to include more information regarding policies and procedures regulating drinking water; noise; ventilation, hoods, and HEPA filters; chemicals (chemical inventory); asbestos; confined spaces; roof access; lead; beryllium; respiratory protection; and heat-stress.

11/18/06

4.6.1 — Hoods and Local Exhaust Points

Revised to accurately reflect the schedule for safety performance surveys of hoods and local exhaust points.

06/26/06

4.6.2 — HEPA Filters

Paragraph added to clarify EH&S policy on HEPA filters used only for product protection; section revised throughout up reflect current HEPA filter policy.

06/26/06

4.7 — Biohazards and Sanitation

URL to Biosafety Program added so users can access additional Berkeley Lab policies and requirements for work with biological materials.

04/26/06

5 – Occupational Safety

Changes to the following sections:
Accident Investigation and Reporting (Part I); in Part IV: Material Handling (Section 5.4.5),
Cranes (Section 5.4.7),
Lifting Fixtures (Section 5.4.9),
Responsible Parties (Section 5.4.10),
Standards (Section 5.4.11), and
References (Section 5.4.13).

12/01

5.1 — Accident Investigation and Reporting

Section on "Property Damage Accidents" deleted. Policy revised to instruct Lab employees to dial 9-1-1 when reporting an emergency to professional emergency responders. "Minor accidents" policy revised to define injuries classified as "first aid" or "OSHA recordable."

07/03/06

5.1 — Incident Reviewing and Reporting

Section title changed from "Accident Investigation and Reporting" to "Incident Reviewing and Reporting." Entire section revised.

09/19/06

5.1 — Incident Reviewing and Reporting

"Emergency Services Web site" changed to "Emergency Preparedness Web site." URL changed from http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/ems/emergency_svc_.htm to https://ehswprod.lbl.gov/ep/Login.asp.

10/18/06

5.1.6.2 Appointment of Investigation Teams

 

Updated to document and define the responsibilities of the Lab's laser safety officer.

06/05

5.4.9.2 — Inspection and Testing

URL of Work Request Center Web site changed from http://fac.lbl.gov/Facilities/ to http://iss15501.lbl.gov:591/wrc/

10/19/06

5.8 – Traffic and Safety

Revision of 5.8.9 to reflect new bicycle safety policy.

05/05

6 – Safe Work Authorizations

Chapter rewritten extensively, to include links to numerous relevant Web resources

1/01

6 — Safe Work Authorizations

Chapter revised to clarify who authorizes formal work authorizations, who is responsible for work reauthorizations, and where reauthorizations records are archived.

11/18/06

6Apps. A–C

Rewritten to reflect revisions in statutes and updated links to same

03/05

6Apps. A–C, E, and F

Rewritten to reflect revisions in statutes and updated links to same

09/27/05

 

6, Appendix D — Activity Hazard Document (AHD) Process

Appendix revised to clarify policies regarding LBNL's management of AHDs, and the process for initial authorization and reauthorization of AHDs.

11/18/06

6 - Safe Work Authorizations (Appendix E, Activity Hazard Document Template)

Minor editorial changes in App. E, paragraph 9, "Authorized Users and Training," particularly clarifying aspects of on-the-job training.

05/04

6, Appendix E — Temporary Work Authorization

AHD Template (formerly Appendix E) removed from Chapter-6 appendices, thus re-ordering the example of a Temporary Work Authorization to Appendix E.

11/18/06

6 - Safe Work Authorizations (Appendix F, Activity Hazard Document Template)

Minor editorial change in App. F, Activity Hazard Document Signature Page, signifying change of ownership of the Signature Page from the Safety Group to the IH group

07/04

6 - Safe Work Authorizations (Appendix F, Activity Hazard Document Template)

Editorial change in App. F, Activity Hazard Document Signature Page, giving contact info for AHD coordinator & instructions to send to same.

12/04

6, Appendix F — (Nonmandatory) HEAR Client Input Form, Modified

The example of a (Nonmandatory) HEAR Client Input Form, Modified, which was formerly Appendix G, is now Appendix F. Order of appendices changed because the AHD Template (formerly Appendix E) removed from Chapter-6 appendices.

11/18/06

8 – Electrical Safety

Changes to the following sections:
Electrical Two-Person Rule (Section 8.5.2),
Electrical Safety Watch (Section 8.5.3),
Required Reading (Section 8.5.4), and
Guidelines for Safe Work Practices by Energy Level and Working Condition (Section 8.7)

7/01

8 - Electrical Safety

Chapter and appendices revised to reflect current electrical-safety practices.

08/15/05

8.8.6 — Electrical Two-Person Rule

Changed reference to Section 8.7.4 and 8.7.5 to Section 8.7.5 and 8.7.6, respectively.

10/19/06

8.13.5 — Relocatable Power Taps

Changed "power strips" to "power taps"; correction made to maximum total load for relocatable power taps;

01/27/06

8, Appendix R — Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories

New appendix.

03/31/06

8, Appendix S — Working Definitions for Approach Boundaries

New appendix.

03/31/06

8, Appendix T/Appendix T1 —Guidelines/Guidance on Instrumentation Crates and Bins

Appendix T added for guidelines. Appendix T1 added to provide guidelines for instrumentation crates and bins.

05/04/06

9 – Emergency Management

Link added to Emergency Preparedness Web site. Minor changes to most sections. New sections added on suspicious mail or packages, sudden power outages, and sheltering in place.

8/02

9 - Emergency Management

Section 9.11.1 added to provide procedure non-emergency incident reporting; other changes made to reflect changes in agency and group names, contact phone numbers, Web site URLs, references, and standards.

10/06/05

9 - Emergency Management

Section 9.14 added to describe Enhanced 9-1-1 Service at the Laboratory, and the necessity for all employees to request the Work Request Center to move telephones, make changes to office layouts, and change room numbers and signage.

12/13/05

10 - Construction Safety

Changed 10.6.1 to include spark-producing equipment.

10/04

10 - Construction Safety

New section added on demolition operations.

3/02

11 – Environmental Services Group

Name changed from Environmental Protection Group to Environmental Services Group. Minor changes to several sections. Several new Web links added.

6/02

11 – Environmental Protection

Chapter updated to accurately reflect what is currently being done for environmental protection.

09/19/05

11.3.9 - Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Management

Section 11.3.9 added to describe the Lab's current policies for PCB management.

12/08/05

12 - Fire Prevention and Protection

 

Modified 12.11 to say that permits are required for any operation producing flames, sparks, or heat for tasks. Added to list of tasks affected by permit requirements are grinding, cutting, sawing, or other spark-producing operations.

10/04

 

13 - Gases

Web link, phone number updates. Changes to delivery and pickup of gas cylinders; changes to Industrial Hygiene Group and Facilities responsibilities.

2/02

14 - Lessons Learned

New sections on DOE lessons learned programs, lessons learned program effectiveness. Minor changes on links, name changes, and responsibilities.

9/02

15 – Occurrence Reporting

Chapter 15 updated to reflect latest revision of Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS, LBID-2488).

 

04/05

16 - Lasers

Addition of two new appendices: Appendix B. Suggested Alignment Procedures, which contains two templates to choose from for alignment procedures. Each template has provisions for almost any kind of laser there is,

Appendix C. Berkeley Lab Incident Reporting Policy (Class 3B and Class 4 Laser Users), which contains a statement of the LBNL procedures to be followed in case of a real or suspected laser exposure. This is expected to be included in the AHD exactly as is.

In addition, references to appendices in main chapter.

06/04

16 - Lasers

Appendix B rewritten.

10/04

16 - Lasers

Chapter re-organized, with extensive rewrites

7/01

16 - App. B

Updated to reflect current eyewear requirements.

10/05/05

16.10.3 – EH&S Laser Safety Officer

Updated to document and define the responsibilities of the Lab's laser safety officer.

06/05

17 - Ergonomics

Text changes throughout; substantive changes to 17.8, Responsible Parties' Responsibilities and 17.4.2, Common Cumulative Trauma Disorders, 17.12 reference additions; addition of Section 17.13, Resources.

11/04

17 - Ergonomics

Change in ergonomics awareness course requirement.

1/02

17 - Ergonomics

Remove Zelma Richardson as contact person.

09/09/05

17, Section 17.6.1 — Ergonomic Resources at LBNL

Changed ergonomics display area location from Building 26 to Building 75B, Room 110B.

04/25/06

17, Section 17.13.1 — Loaner Ergonomic Chair Program

Changed ergonomics display area location from Building 26 to Building 75B, Room 110B.

04/25/06

17, Section 17.13.6 — Ergonomics Display Center

Changed ergonomics display area location from Building 26 to Building 75B, Room 110B, and updated hours open from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM to 8 AM to 5 PM.

04/25/06

18 — Lockout/Tagout

Major chapter revision.

12/07/06

20 - Hazardous Waste Disposal

20.4 Minor Change. Third bullet. "radioactive" replaced
with "mixed," to read: "Removing all hazardous and mixed waste from the generator's site in a safe and timely manner."

06/04

20 - Hazardous Waste Disposal

Change of "medical waste (which includes biohazardous waste)" to "medical/ biohazardous" waste; medical/biohazardous waste explanation added under 20.2 (Scope) as requiring "biological inactivation before final disposal"; definition of biohazardous waste modified and expanded to include additional items (20.6); code citations for hazardous waste changed (20.6); definition of medical waste rewritten (20.6).

08/04

20 - Hazardous Waste Disposal

Minor changes in Waste Mangement responsibilities.

1/02

20 – Hazardous Waste Disposal

Updated to reflect current medical/biohazard waste disposal guidelines.

05/05

21 - Radiation Safety

21.10.12 Radioactive Sealed Source Procedures. Language added stating that sources generally licensed by the NRC, may require authorization by an SSA or a Generally Licensed Authorization.

02/04

21 - Radiation Safety

Rewrite of Chapter, addition of Appendices B and C

11/04

21 – Radiation Safety

Revision of 21.8.1 to reflect current inspection/service schedule for beam interlock systems and warning devices.

05/05

21 — Radiation Safety

Replaced references to Operational Health Physics (OHP) Group to Radiation Health Physics Group in Section 21.4.1, and to Radiation Protection Group (RPB) throughout Chapter 21.

09/20/06

21 — Radiation Safety

Changes made to content related to the Radiation Protection Group and the Technical Services Group, and the services they offer. Reference to the Operational Health Physics group in Section 21.6.4 changed to the Radiation Protection Group.

10/19/06

22 - Research with Human and Animal Subjects

Responsible manager(s) changed from Peter Lichty, Jack Bartley, and Christine Byrne to Christine Byrne

6/03

22 – Research with Human and Animal Subjects

Small change in wording of human subject involvement.

12/01

23 - Seismic Safety

Throughout - Facilities Department --> Facilities Division. Main changes include rewrite of 23.2.3 (Responsibiliities for Seismic Safety) Program Equipment and Shielding and addition to 23.2.5 Operational Seismic Safety

11/04

23 - Seismic Safety

Minor responsibility, reference changes

1/02

23.4.1 – Seismic Design Criteria for Program Facilities; 23.4.3 – Seismic Design Criteria for Concrete Shielding

Revision of general guidelines for lateral restraint of stationary objects modified.

11/28/05

24 — Environment, Health, and Safety Training

Major revision to chapter; appendices expanded.

12/11/06

25 — Shop Safety and Power Tools

New chapter.

12/11/06

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