US Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

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US Army Corps of Engineers

Summary Statement

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all US Army Corps of Engineers activities and operations, with reference to applicable regulations.

Cover Letter
Table of Contents

Section 1. Program Management (pdf)
Section 2. Sanitation (pdf)
Section 3. Medical and First-Aid Requirements (pdf)
Section 4. Temporary Facilities (pdf)
Section 5. Personal Protective and Safety Equipment (pdf)
Section 6. Hazardous Substances, Agents, and Environments (pdf)
Section 7. Lighting (pdf)
Section 8. Accident Prevention Signs, Tags, Labels, Signals, Piping System Identification, and Traffic Control (pdf)
Section 9. Fire Prevention and Protection (pdf)
Section 10. Welding and Cutting (pdf)
Section 11. Electrical (pdf)
Section 12. Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) (pdf)
Section 13. Hand and Power Tools (pdf)
Section 14. Material Handling, Storage, and Disposal (pdf)
Section 15. Rigging (pdf)
Section 16. Machinery and Mechanized Equipment (pdf)
Section 17. Conveyors (pdf)
Section 18. Motor Vehicles and Aircraft (pdf)
Section 19. Floating Plant and Marine Activities (pdf)
Section 20. Pressurized Equipment and Systems (pdf)
Section 21. Safe Access and Fall Protection (pdf)
Section 22. Work Platforms (pdf)
Section 23. Demolition (pdf)
Section 24. Floor and Wall Holes and Openings (pdf)
Section 25. Excavations (pdf)
Section 26. Underground Construction (Tunnels), Shafts and Caissons (pdf)
Section 27. Concrete and Masonry Construction and Steel Erection (pdf)
Section 28. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) (pdf)
Section 29. Blasting (pdf)
Section 30. Contract Diving Operations (pdf)
Section 31. Tree Maintaince and Removal (pdf)
Section 32. Airfield Operations (pdf)

Appendix A Minimum Basic Outline for Accident Prevention Plan (pdf)
Appendix B Emergency Recovery Operations (pdf)
Appendix C Guidelines for Control of Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica and Abrasive Blasting (pdf)
Appendix D Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program (pdf)
Appendix E Woodworking Machinery Guarding (pdf)
Appendix F Rigging Inspection and Removal Criteria (pdf)
Appendix G Procedures for the Examniation and Qualification of Crane Operators (pdf)
Appendix H Crane and Derrick Inspection Criteria (pdf)
Appendix I Crane Testing, Requirements for Performance Tests (pdf)
Appendix J Ladders, Ramps, Stairs and Fixed Ladders (pdf)
Appendix K Cranes, Derricks, and Hooks (pdf)
Appendix L Scaffolds, Work Stands, and Platforms (pdf)
Appendix M USACE Process for Requesting Interpretations (pdf)
Appendix N USACE Process for Requesting Waivers/Variances (pdf)
Appendix O Manning Levels for Dive Teams (pdf)
Appendix P Recommended Safe Practices for Tree Maintenance and Removal Operations (pdf)
Appendix Q Definitions (pdf)
Appendix R Metric Conversion Table (pdf)
Appendix S References and Resources (pdf)