DOD CONTRACTORS' SAFETY MANUAL FOR AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES
|Publication Date:||16 September 1997|
This Manual provides reasonable, standardized safety principles, methods, practices, requirements, and information for contractual work or services involving ammunition and explosives (A&E). Understanding and compliance with the applicable requirements of this Manual and additional safety requirements of the contract, if any, are intended to minimize the potential for mishaps that could interrupt Department of Defense (DoD) operations or delay production, damage or destroy DoD material, cause injury to DoD personnel, or endanger the general public. Adherence to the Manual's requirements and principles are intended to support DoD mission, provide a safe environment, and foster cooperation between contractor and DoD personnel.
The requirements of this Manual apply to contractors performing work or services on DoD contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, or other purchasing methods for ammunition or explosives. These requirements also apply to other contractor operations to the extent they impact DoD work or services.