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ES&H Manual

 

DOCUMENT ID:

3110 Facility Design and Modification Review

 

 

1.0          Purpose

 

Jefferson Lab integrates environmental, safety, and health (ES&H) concerns into the design of new and modification to existing facilities.  This chapter describes the approach used for reviewing ES&H issues associated with these designs.  

 

Considerations include:

·       Life, safety, and fire protection.

·       Environmentally responsible construction techniques.

·       Restoration and protection measures to enhance long-term stewardship of natural and cultural resources throughout facility’s operation, closure, and post-closure life cycles.

 

2.0          Scope

 

ES&H reviews designs for new and modification to existing facilities including:

·       New structures;

·       Architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing or electrical system modifications to existing facilities; and

·       Changes in building use.

 

ES&H Manual Chapter 3110 Appendix T1 Facility Design and Modification Review Procedure describes the minimum requirements used to ensure adequate ES&H considerations are incorporated into new or modification facility designs.

 

3.0          Responsibilities

 

3.1            Facility Designers – New or Modification

·       Collaborate with the activity manager and/or facility occupant to determine ES&H requirements.

·       Solicit expert evaluation regarding anticipated requirements and considerations.

·       Coordinate new or existing modification facility reviews through Associate Director – ESH&Q.

·       Document ES&H review(s) using a graded approach based on scope and complexity of the project.

 

3.2            Associate Director - ESH&Q

·       Designates individual(s) to perform ES&H reviews on new or modification of existing facility designs.

·       Solicit additional reviews from other resources if required.

 

3.3            ESH&Q Professionals, Systems Experts, Building Occupants/Managers

·       Review ES&H Manual Chapter 2410 Appendix T1 Hazard Issues List for anticipated activities.

·       Review proposed new and modification designs for ES&H implications:

o   Identify potential ES&H issues. 

o   Request additional assistance for issues outside the area of expertise.

o   Recommend alternative strategies to avoid or mitigate them. 

 

4.0          Expectations

 

To abide by all ES&H related permits and facility operating parameters Jefferson Lab:

 

 

 

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ESH&Q Division

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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 11/23/2009.