Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

SPPM Revision Memorandum

December 10, 1999

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Twenty-Six


This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Working in Cold Environments S30.70

This new section describes the general effects of cold exposure and describes precautions to follow when working in extreme cold and windy environments.

Asbestos Safety S80.30

This revision updates the following safety information:

  • Asbestos health hazards,
  • Procedures for handling asbestos-containing materials,
  • Restrictions for cleanup and handling of asbestos materials,
  • Warning labels and signs, and
  • Asbestos safety training.

Lead Safety S80.35

This new section describes lead exposure health hazards, lead handling restrictions, and employee and supervisor responsibilities for minimizing health risks.