Log of ES&H Manual Changes in 2016-2018

The table below lists changes to the ES&H Manual in calendar year 2016-2018. To see a list of changes published before 2016, see the Archive of ES&H Manual Changes.

Chapter or Section and Title of Chapter or Section

Changes

Effective Date

8, Electrical Safety

Update to Emergency Response section (reflects language of new posters)

8/2018

6, Work Planning and Control

Changes related to responsibilities around shared lab space and equipment

7/2018

43, NIR

Revise procedures related to NIR program to implement the ACGIH 2016 TLVs.

5/2018

8 and 14, Electrical Safety Program/Electrical Equipment Safety Program

Update to Ch. 8 and 14 to reflect change in AHJ structure

4/2018

16, Laser Safety

Editorial changes: removed AHD references and replaced them with WPC. Updated roles and responsibilities.

4/2018

27, Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging Safety

Minor revisions – no policy changes

3/2018

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

New section on time-sensitive chemicals

3/2018

34, Confined Space

Clarification of existing policy, including equipment requirements for subs

12/2017

6, Work Planning & Control

Addition of clarifying language on Opt-Out Status in Activity Manager

11/2017

5, Injury Response and Review

Change in timeline for investigations (14 day requirement taken out)

10/2017

15, Occurrence Reporting

For the most part, the process is the same and actions required by workers is the same.  The changes mainly impact staff generating ORPS reports. 

10/2017

35, Elevated Work

Minor revisions – no policy changes

9/2017

28, Powered Industrial Trucks

Minor revisions – no policy changes

9/2017

29, Safe Handling of Cryogenic Liquids

Requirements on transportation of non-pressurized cryogenic liquid dewars in elevators

9/2017

12, Fire Prevention and Protection

Change to change to flammable liquids storage requirements

6/2017

33, Welding Safety

Minor editorial changes

6/2017

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Container labelling requirements

5/2017

13, Gas Safety

Changes and updates to reflect new regulations and policies

4/2017

18, Lockout/Tagout

Minor revision

3/2017

9, Emergency Management

Program update

3/2017

41, Ventilation

Minor changes to internal procedures. No policy changes.

3/16/17

7, Pressure Safety

Extensive changes to program.

1/30/17

12, Fire Prevention and Protection

Changes to WP F (Hot Work Permits) and WP I (Portable Heating Devices).

1/26/17

16, Laser Safety

Minor clarifying changes (electronic OJT, other language changes conforming with WPC). No policy changes.

1/10/17

8, Electrical Safety

Major changes to program.

1/3/17

43, Non-ionizing Radiation

Revised language to align with WPC.

11/30/16

35, Elevated Work

Significant additional language to address work performed by Lab and subcontractor workers.

11/28/2016

30, Fall Protection Program

Significant additional language to address work performed by Lab and subcontractor workers.

11/14/2016

Questions and Comments

Pub-3000 Manager contact information updated.

10/27/2016

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Major changes reflecting updates to the OSHA Haz Com standard.

10/13/2016

34, Confined Spaces

Quick Start Guide updated to reflect recent changes to program.

9/30/2016

Requesting a Change to the ES&H Manual (PUB-3000)

PUB-3000 Manager contact information updated.

9/26/2016

Guide to Using the ES&H Manual (PUB-3000)

Editorial changes made to update description of official versus printed copies, procedure for printing a chapter, and the PUB-3000 Manager's contact information.

9/26/2016

34, Confined Spaces

Revised to keep the confined space program current with industry standard controls, NFPA 350, work practices, terminology training updates, fall protection, emergency rescue, new equipment, and new instruments; to update the Lab's recognized Threshold Limit Values for certain toxic gases; and to address the new OSHA standard for confined space in construction standard (1926.1200 Subpart AA). The chapter now provides detailed descriptions for subcontractor requirements, submittal items required such as worker training, provides guidance to Facilities for bidding and submittals, and refers to the EHS Construction Safety Group for field safety inspections.   

9/15/2016

5, Injury Response and Review

Updated contact information in main chapter and Quick Start Guide

6/30/2016

31, sJHA Process - Subcontractor Job Hazards Analysis

Quick Start Guide links and contact information updated

4/29/2016

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Added new Work Process R.1, Specific Controls and Procedures — Chemical Synthesis

4/15/2016

16, Laser Safety

Quick Start Guide updated.

3/28/2016

16, Laser Safety

Chapter updated throughout.

3/17/2016

45, Chemical Hygiene and Safety Plan

Work Process P revised.

2/26/2016

43, Non-ionizing Radiation

Editorial change: Phone number for NIR assistance updated in Work Process D.

2/19/2016

3, Health Services

Editorial changes to Sections 3.6 and 3.8.

2/9/2016

 

 

 

 

 

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