U.S. Geological Survey Manual
1.1 Purpose. To provide a listing of library and reference materials that are considered to be the minimum references necessary to effectively accomplish safety and health responsibilities assigned to a USGS CDSPC. A listing of other recommended references is also provided.
1.2 Minimum Library.
A. 485 DM Occupational Safety and Health Program.
B. 445-2-H USGS Occupational Safety and Health Program Handbook.
C. 445-1-H USGS Environmental Program Manual.
D. 445-3-H DOI/USGS Field Manual.
E. USGS Environmental Compliance Guidebook.
F. Applicable USGS Regional and Science Program Guidance.
G. OSHA Regulations.
H. 29 CFR 1910, General Industry, 29 CFR 1926, Construction, and 29 CFR 1960, Basic Program Elements for Federal Occupational Safety and Health Programs.
I. Executive Order 12196, Feb. 26, 1980, Occupational Safety and Health Program for Federal Employees.
J. National Fire Protection Association 101- Life Safety Code.
K. Department of the Interior Occupational Safety and Health Professional Listing, Current Year.
1.3. Other Recommended References.
A. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
B. Accident Prevention Manual, National Safety Council.
C. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, National Safety Council.
D. Supervisors’ Safety Manual, National Safety Council.
E. Safety and Health Magazine, National Safety Council.
F. Best’s Safety Directory, A.M. Best Company.
G. Keller’s Official OSHA Safety Handbook.
H. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standards, as appropriate for local operations.
I. National Fire Protection Association Codes, as appropriate for local operations.
J. Areas of special emphasis (options) for local operations such as Laboratory Safety, Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in the Laboratory, National Academy Press.