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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 7120.11
Effective Date: November 01, 2011
Expiration Date: November 01, 2016
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY
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(NASA Only)

Subject: NASA Health and Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) Implementation

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Health & Medical Officer


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Preface

P.1 Purpose

a. This document provides the procedural requirements and processes for implementing Health and Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) throughout the Agency.

P.2 Applicability

a. The requirements of this NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) shall be applied to protect the health and safety and safeguard the performance of crewmembers involved in human space flight activities and to enable successful human space flight and other Research and Technology (R&T) programs/projects, as appropriate.

b. This NPR shall be applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers. This NPR applies to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), other contractors, grant recipients, or parties to agreements only to the extent specified or referenced in the appropriate contracts, grants, or agreements.

c. The requirements in this NPR shall apply to all human space exploration activities including, but not limited to, space systems, space suits, planetary habitats, planetary rovers, and surface vehicles.

d. The requirements in this NPR shall apply to internationally-provided space systems as documented in distinct separate agreements, such as joint or multilateral agreements.

e. The requirements in this NPR shall apply to R&T programs/projects, as appropriate.

f. The requirements in this NPR shall apply to specific elements of the NASA Occupational Health Program, as described herein.

P.3 Authority

a. 51 U.S.C. 20113(a) of the National Aeronautics and Space Act, as amended.

b. NPD 1000.0, NASA Governance and Strategic Management Handbook.

c. NPD 1000.3, The NASA Organization.

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. NPD 1800.2, NASA Occupational Health Program.

b. NPD 7100.8, Protection of Human Research Subjects.

c. NPD 8900.5, NASA Health and Medical Policy for Human Space Exploration.

d. NPR 1800.1, NASA Occupational Health Program Procedures.

e. NPR 7120.5, NASA Space Flight Program and Project Management Requirements.

f. NPR 7120.8, NASA Research and Technology Program and Project Management Requirements.

g. NPR 8900.1, Health and Medical Requirements for Human Space Exploration.

h. NASA-STD-3001, NASA Space Flight Human System Standard, Volume 1 - Crew Health.

i. NASA-STD-3001, NASA Space Flight Human System Standard, Volume 2 - Human Factors, Habitability and Environmental Health.

j. Letter of Agreement between the Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer (OCHMO), the Office of the Chief Engineer (OCE), and the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance (OSMA), Collaboration for Health and Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) Implementation, signed June 14, 2010.

P.5 Measurement and Verification

a. The Chief Health and Medical Officer (CHMO) will monitor compliance with the requirements of this NPR through participation in the OCE Requirements Compliance Surveys.

P.6 Cancellation

None.

/S/
Dr. Richard S. Williams
Chief Health and Medical Officer



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