NAVY - OPNAV 8020.14A
(N411) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY EXPLOSIVES SAFETY MANAGEMENT POLICY MANUAL
|Publication Date:||15 February 2013|
The policies and processes contained in this instruction are applicable to:
To provide policy and assign responsibilities for managing the Department of the Navy (DON) Explosives Safety Management Program (ESMP) as required by references (a) through (d). The Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps has determined this instruction is applicable to the United States Marine Corps (USMC) total force. This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety.
a. All DON commands, ashore and afloat. It implements and amplifies the mandatory ammunition and explosives (AE) safety standards of references (a) through (d) as established by the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), the Secretary of the Na (SECNAV), Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB), and the explosives safety elements of the Navy Environmental and Natural Resources Program, and the Marine Corps Environmental Compliance and Protection Program, references (e) and (f) respectively.
b. Tenant commands of other Military Services, government agencies, and contractor operations located on Navy commands and installations.
c. Naval units who are tenants on other Military Service or foreign host nation installations. DON commands that are tenants aboard another Military Service's or foreign host nation installation shall adhere to the Service's or host nation installation's explosives safety criteria when the explosives safety criteria is more restrictive.
d. DON commands operating on foreign soil shall follow policies and procedures established by the combatant commander. In the event an explosives safety process has not been established, DON commands shall adhere to this instruction and other applicable DON explosives safety related instructions, orders, and manuals.
e. All contractors performing functions and operations involving AE material under contractual agreements with the Navy or Marine Corps. These contracts will adhere to guidance provided in references (g) and (h), as well as other criteria provided by the host activity where the contract is to be performed.
f. Conventional components of nuclear weapons systems and warheads, such as rocket motors, separation charges, and igniters as they affect or are affected by storage (i.e., lightning protection, hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance (HERO), hazard compatibility, and explosive safety quantity distance (ESQD) criteria).