ES&H Manual



3330 Appendix T4

Work Re-Start Procedure



1.0             Purpose


Jefferson Lab provides this work re-start procedure to ensure the safety of individuals, equipment, and the environment after a work delay. Characteristics of each delay, including urgency, resources, timeliness of communications, etc, differ. This document provides the minimum requirements to ensure that safe, effective work planning has been enacted prior to work re-start. 


2.0             Scope


This procedure is applied after:

·         A concern has been identified during in-progress work and all parties agree to a resolution; however work must be delayed until the resolution is implemented. (See ES&H Manual Chapter 3330 Appendix T1 Suspend Work for Safety Procedure.) 

·         Completion of the process steps as outlined within ES&H Manual Chapter 3330 Appendix T2 Stop Work for Safety Procedure.


This appendix is written in coordination with ES&H Manual Chapter 3330 Stop Work and Re-Start for Safety Program, and all relevant content within the chapter applies to the procedure outlined in this appendix.


3.0             Responsibilities


3.1              Point of Contact - Appointed by Associate Director and/or Division Manager, or by Subcontracting Officer (SO)

·         Establish a Resolution Team if needed

·         Coordinate all Re-Start Work Process Steps

·         Ensure updated work control documents, Task Hazard Analysis, Activity Hazard Analysis documents  have been completed

·         Make ATLis (or similar) entries regarding work re-start plans as needed

·         Communicate status updates and plan activities to affected divisions management and SO


NOTE: If, at any time during the implementation of these process steps, an additional hazard or concern is identified a “Stop Work Order” may be issued by the identifier. See ES&H Manual Chapter 3330 Appendix T2 Stop Work Order for Safety Procedure.


4.0             Process Steps 


Unless otherwise noted the Point-of-Contact (POC) performs the following process steps to re-start work:


NOTE: As soon as practicable, contact the ES&H Reporting Officer who will perform a preliminary causal analysis. A more detailed causal analysis will follow, along with an appropriate Notable Event Report.


Step 1:            Coordination

·         Establish a Resolution Team.  Members include: 

o   Subject Matter Expert(s)

o   Equipment Owner(s)

o   ES&H Professional

o   Subcontracting Officers Technical Representative (SOTR)

o   Site Safety and Health Representative (SSHR)

o   Others as appropriate

·         Resolution Team:

o   Determine the most effective strategy to resolve the hazard.

o   Develop a plan to normal operations.

o   Communicate the plan to the Point-of-Contact.


Step 2:            Plan Implementation

·         Team Members

o   Implement the plan

·         Provide status updates to the POC during plan implementation

o   Resolve minor issues during plan implementation


Step 3:            Communication

·         Provide Jefferson Lab Management with the following updates:

o   Initial Plan Overview – Provided as soon as practical.

o   Periodic Update(s) – number is dependent on complexity and duration of plan; and upon request of management. 

o   Final Completion – before operations are returned to normal.

·         Jefferson Lab Management addresses concerns through the Point-of-Contact


Step 4:            Work Re-Start

·         Work Re-Start using Jefferson Lab work planning and control using ES&H Manual) for non-construction work.

·         Re-Start work using ES&H Manual for construction work.


Step 5:            Lessons Learned

·         Point-of-Contact provides Jefferson Lab relevant information regarding the work re-start activities using the Jefferson Lab’s Corporate Operating Experience (COE) website.


4.0             Revision Summary


Periodic Review – 06/06/19 – No changes per TPOC

Revision 1.0 – 06/26/16 – Periodic Review; updated to align with Chapter 3410 Subcontractor Construction Safety

Revision 0.1 – 10/02/14 – Technical POC changed from H.Fanning to B.May per M.Logue

Periodic Review – 02/28/13 – No substantive changes per H.Fanning

Revision 0.0 – 01/28/10 – This is new content











ES&H Division

Bob May





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