Section 13: SAFETY AND HEALTH
Pertinent Regulations. All military agencies are subject to the provisions
of OSHA. Portions of the act that apply to O&M of water treatment plants fall under
Part 1910, Occupational Safety and Health Standards, and its subparts.
OSHA standards are implemented at military installations by way of specific service
regulations. The service regulations are available through the installation's safety,
occupational health, and fire department officers. Keep these regulations in the
workplace and make them available to all personnel. Appropriate safety precautions
are included throughout this handbook and in applicable references. Specific
instructions are included in the appropriate service regulations. Instruction manuals
and other training aids are available through the library or training office.
General Safety Guidelines. General guidelines for safe work practices
and techniques for a variety of water utility work situations can be found in:
Manual of Water Supply Practices: Safety Practices for Water
Utilities (par. 2.2.2)
Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operation Series (pars.
2.1.1 through 2.1.5)
Work Practices for Asbestos-Cement Pipe (par. 2.2.67)