ES&H Manual



1300 Appendix T2

Content Determination Procedure



1.0          Purpose


This procedure describes how content is determined to be appropriate for the Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H) Manual.  Factors include but are not limited to:


·       New/anticipated/previously unrecognized hazard issue.

·       New/changes to federal, state, or local laws/regulations which Jefferson Lab bases its procedures.

·       Changes to Jefferson Lab’s operations that affect the environment, safety, or health.

·       Changes/modification to Contract Requirements.


2.0          Scope


Mitigation for hazard issues listed within ES&H Manual Chapter 2410 Appendix T1 Hazard Issues List is required to be provided for within the ES&H Manual.


The process steps for this procedure are performed in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 1300 Content Review Process.


3.0          Responsibilities

NOTE:           Management authority may be delegated at the discretion of the responsible manager.


Responsibilities for each process step are outlined within the procedure.


4.0          Procedure


4.1            New Content Recommendations


Step 1:          Submit Content Recommendation

Anyone at Jefferson Lab may request a content review.  Submit your request, in writing, to the ES&H Manual Editor.  Include the following:

·       Requestor’s Name

·       Factor Initiating the Change (See list in Section 1.0 Purpose)

·       Number of People affected by the change

·       Likelihood of an Incident Occurring if the change is not implemented

·       Other information deemed relevant to the situation


Step 2:          Review Request

The ES&H Manual Editor submits content suggestions to the Associate Director – ESH&Q for review.  The Requestor is then informed of the determination. 



Revision is not required

Work continues under current requirements.

Revision is deemed appropriate

Associate Director – ESH&Q assigns a Technical Point-of-Contact.

Go to Step 3 – Content Review


Step 3:          Content Review

The ES&H Manual Editor and the Technical Point-of-Content review content considered to be appropriate and incorporate changes in accordance with ES&H Manual Chapter 1300 Appendix T1 Content Review Procedure. 


5.0          Revision Summary


Review 1.1 – 10/10/11 – Triennial Review.  Streamlined and clarified process steps.

Revision 1 – 10/27/08 - Updated to reflect current laboratory operations.












ESH&Q Division

Mary Jo Bailey





This document is controlled as an on line file.  It may be printed but the print copy is not a controlled document.  It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that the document is the same revision as the current on line file.  This copy was printed on 10/11/2011.