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NPR 8715.1A
Effective Date: March 05, 2012
Expiration Date: December 05, 2020

(NASA Only)

Subject: NASA Occupational Safety and Health Programs

Responsible Office: Office of Safety and Mission Assurance

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Table of Contents


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. General

1.1 Background
1.2 Leadership Responsibilities and Requirements
1.3 Employee Reports of Unsafe and Unhealthful Working Conditions
1.4 Freedom From Reprisal
1.5 Safety and Health Training
1.6 Annual NASA Report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
1.7 OSHA Councils and Committees

Chapter 2. Center/Facility-Level Responsibilities

2.1 Definitions and Assumptions
2.2 Responsibilities of Center Directors and the Executive Director, Headquarters Operations
2.3 Dissemination of Program Information
2.4 Financial Management
2.5 Product Safety
2.6 Notice of Unsafe or Unhealthful Conditions
2.7 Abatement of Unsafe or Unhealthful Conditions
2.8 Contract Management

Chapter 3. Supervisor and Employee Duties and Responsibilities

3.1 Definitions and Assumptions
3.2 Supervisor Responsibilities within NASA
3.3 NASA Employee Responsibilities
3.4 Employee Access to Information and Participation in the Safety and Health Program

Chapter 4. Inspections

4.1 Frequency of Inspection
4.2 Qualifications of Inspectors
4.3 Conduct of Inspections
4.4 OSHA, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and Other Regulatory Inspections and Visits


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