DOD Contractor’s Safety Manual For Ammunition and Explosives
|Publication Date:||13 March 2008|
This Manual provides safety requirements, guidance and information to minimize potential accidents that could interrupt Department of Defense (DoD) operations, delay DoD contract production, damage DoD property, cause injury to DoD personnel, or endanger the public during DoD contract work or services involving ammunition and explosives (AE). The Manual contains the minimum contractual safety requirements to support DoD objectives. These requirements are not a complete safety program, and this Manual does not relieve a contractor from complying with Federal, State, interstate, and local laws and regulations.
Criteria provided by these Standards are provided in English units (e.g., ft, lb, psi) with metric equivalents shown in brackets (e.g., [m, kg, kPa]).
When included in or properly incorporated into their contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, or other procurement methods and made applicable to the contractor (or to their subcontractors), these safety requirements apply to contractors and subcontractors handling ammunition or explosives. Nothing in this Manual should be construed as making the Department of Defense a controlling employer under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and standards.