Log of ES&H Manual Changes in 2014

The table below lists changes to the ES&H Manual in calendar year 2014. To see a list of changes published before 2014, see the Log of ES&H Manual Changes Before 2014 page.

 

Chapter or Section and Title of Chapter or Section

Changes

Effective Date

Table of Contents

Link to RPM Seismic Safety policy added below Ch. 10, Construction Health and Safety.

4/29/2014

1.5, Introduction to the ES&H Manual

Paragraph added to define source requirements and other driving requirements.

2/6/2014

1.6, ISM Overview: General Process

Restored paragraph describing line-management responsibility and accountability for ES&H. (Requirement already exists and is done on an ongoing basis.)

7/14/2014

3.9, Medical Surveillance Program

Minor revision to clarify which employees may benefit from more frequent medical examinations.

7/10/2014

6, Safe Work Authorizations

In Appendix A and Appendix B: Berkeley Lab ES&H Manual Chapter 5 links changed to Chapter 27.

9/11/2014

8.9, Roles and Responsibilities (in Chapter 8, Electrical Safety)

Minor revision to Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) description

3/11/2014

12.6.1, Permit Process

Section revised to describe Berkeley Lab's hot work process.

2/4/2014

14, Electrical Equipment Safety Program

In Section 14.5, AHJ changed from "Engineering Division Director" to "Division Deputy, Electronics, Software and Instrumentation Engineering."

In Section 14.6, definition of AHJ revised to refer to the Electrical Safety program (Chapter 8 of the ES&H Manual).

 

3/21/2014

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Quick Start Guide updated.

5/22/2014

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Added Appendix C, Guidelines for Exceptions to Policy on Personal Protective Equipment and Food in Technical Areas with a High Relative Risk Level.


6/16/2014

19, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Quick Start Guide updated. Herb Toor added as contact for General PPE requirements.

6/22/2014

20, Waste Management

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

7/25/2014

23, Seismic Safety

Program replaced with link to Seismic Safety policy in the Requirements and Policies Manual (RPM).

4/29/2014

26, Biosafety

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

8/27/2014

27, Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety

Procurement role and responsibilities added. Work Process B, Procurement, revised.

11/4/2014

34, Confined Spaces

Editorial change to Work Process E.1.e.

10/17/2014

43, Non-Ionizing Radiation

Editorial change to Work Process B, Exposure Limits

10/9/2014

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Program revised to meet new formatting requirements.

10/2/2014

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Work Process K, Chemical Storage, Section 1.a.v; and Work Process N, Specific Controls and Procedures — Flammables and Combustible Liquids, Section 10.d.i, revised to clarify and document existing practice of storing non-flammable liquids in flammable storage cabinets.

10/29/2014

60.10, Appendix

Title of appendix changed from "Motor Vehicle Accident Report" to "Accident Report Online Portal." Images of old Accident Report examples deleted, replaced by link to the portal.

3/18/2014

 

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