ET2 Special and Emergency Procedures.txt

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  1. Executive Order +++++, Occupational Safety and Health Programs for Federal Employees, requires the Coast Guard to maintain a safety and occupational health program IAW the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 for civilian employees under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  2. There are three primary steps within the risk management process.
  3. 1. Identification of hazards
  4. 2. Risk assessment
  5. 3. Risk control
  6. RADHAZ signs should be +++ inches square for normal shipboard use
  7. RF RADHAZ signs should be ++++ inches for COMMSTA's, DGPS Broadcast Sites, shore installations, and flight deck use
  8. Used in areas surrounding RF antennas to advise personnel not to remain within the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) longer than the MPE limit allows. Signs should be posted outside the PEL and at the end of the boundary.
    Type 1 RF RADHAZ
  9. Used to restrict personnel from proceeding past a designated point unless they are in compliance with the established
  10. radiation hazard safety procedures.
    Type 2 RF RADHAZ
  11. Used to advise personnel of an RF burn hazard source and not to touch metal objects or to use special operating procedures when touching metal objects.
    Type 3 RF RADHAZ
  12. Used to warn personnel of Hazards of Electro-Magnetic Radiation to Fuel (HERF). Should be posted above fueling stations.
    Type 4 RF RADHAZ
  13. Used below decks in a system equipment room to advise operators of specific safety precautions. Sign contains blank area
  14. where special precautions can be written. Should be posted near equipment controls.
    Type 5 RF RADHAZ
  15. Used to advise personnel not to operate transmitters, cellular phones, or other wireless communication devices within a designated area.
    Type 6 RF RADHAZ
  16. Used to ensure that personnel follow the Hazards of Electro-magnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO) practices. Should be posted in areas where ordnance is loaded, offloaded or stored.
    Type 7 RF RADHAZ
  17. Used to advise operators to refer to HERO Emission Control Plan before operating transmitters.
    Type 8 RF RADHAZ
  18. Compartments or walk-in enclosures containing equipment with exposed conductors presenting shock hazards in excess of ++++ V RMS or DC must be clearly marked with a sign stating “DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE.”
  19. Broadcast equipment operates in the LF band with a peak power of ++++kW for some transmitters.
  20. Broadcasts use several types of antennas with an MF frequency range from ++++ to ++++ W.
    250, 2500
  21. The standard PEL boundary at all sites is +++ feet from the broadcast antenna.
  22. ++++ is responsible for determining PEL boundaries.
  23. Four effects of RF Radiation
  24. Potential Biological Effects
  25. Burns
  26. Electrical Shock
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ET2 Special and Emergency Procedures.txt
2014-10-24 05:18:32

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