DODD 6055.09-STD CE-02
DOD AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES SAFETY STANDARDS
|Publication Date:||21 August 2009|
This Standard is issued under the authority of DoD Directive 6055.9E, "Explosives Safety Management and the DoD Explosives Safety Board," August 19, 2005 (Reference (a)), and cancels DoD 6055.9-STD, "DoD Ammunition and Explosives Safety Standards," October 5, 2004. It establishes uniform safety standards applicable to ammunition and explosives throughout their life-cycle, to protect associated personnel and property, unrelated personnel and property, and the environment from the potential damaging effects of an accident involving ammunition and explosives.
This Standard applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
This Standard is effective immediately and is mandatory for use by all DoD Components. The Heads of the DoD Components may issue supplementary guidance only when necessary to provide for unique requirements within their respective Components. A copy of such supplementary guidance shall be forwarded to the Chairman, Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB).