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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 8715.1B
Effective Date: February 01, 2021
Expiration Date: February 01, 2026
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES

Subject: NASA Safety and Health Programs

Responsible Office: Office of Safety and Mission Assurance


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Table of Contents

Preface

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

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1 Overview
1.2 Organization of the NPR

Chapter 2. Roles and Responsibilities

2.1 NASA Administrator
2.2 Chief Health and Medical Officer
2.3 Chief, Safety and Mission Assurance
2.4 Center Directors
2.5 Center Safety and Mission Assurance Director
2.6 Center Institutional Safety Discipline Leads
2.7 Program and Project Personnel
2.8 Procurement Officials

Chapter 3. Management of Institutional Safety Requirements and Request for Relief from Agency Institutional Safety Requirements

3.1 Management of Institutional Safety Requirements
3.2 Request for Relief from Agency Institutional Safety Requirements

Chapter 4. NASA's Safety and Health Management Program

4.1 Center Safety and Health Management Program
4.2 Referenced Standards
4.3 Safety and Health Management Program Elements

Chapter 5. Fire Protection and Life Safety

5.1 Fire Protection and Life Safety Program
5.2 Institutional Safety Discipline Lead Designation - Authority Having Jurisdiction
5.3 Referenced Standards
5.4 Fire Protection and Life Safety Unique Requirements - Reserved
5.5 Authority Having Jurisdiction Qualifications

Chapter 6. Explosive, Propellant, and Pyrotechnic Safety

6.1 Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics Safety Program
6.2 Institutional Safety Discipline Lead Designation - Explosives Safety Officer
6.3 Referenced Standards
6.4 Explosives, Propellants, and Pyrotechnics Unique Requirements
6.5 Explosives Safety Officer Qualifications

Chapter 7. Ground-based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems Safety

7.1 Ground-based Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems Program
7.2 Institutional Safety Discipline Lead Designation - Pressure Systems
7.3 Referenced Standards
7.4 Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems Unique Requirements
7.5 Pressure Systems Manager Qualifications

Chapter 8. Lifting Devices and Equipment Safety

8.1 Lifting Devices and Equipment Program
8.2 Institutional Safety Discipline Lead Designation - Lifting Devices and Equipment Manager
8.3 Referenced Standards
8.4 Lifting Devices and Equipment Unique Requirements
8.5 Lifting Devices and Equipment Manager Qualifications

Chapter 9. Fall Protection

9.1 Fall Protection Program
9.2 Institutional Safety Discipline Lead Designation - Fall Protection Program Administrator
9.3 Referenced Standards
9.4 Fall Protection Unique Requirements - Reserved
9.5 Fall Protection Program Administrator Qualifications

Chapter 10. Aviation Safety

10.1 Aviation Safety Program
10.2 Aviation Safety Program Responsibilities

Chapter 11. Radiation Safety

11.1 Non-Ionizing Radiation
11.2 Ionizing Radiation

Chapter 12. Mission Collateral Safety Risk

12.1 Overview
12.2 Range Flight Safety
12.3 Payload Safety
12.4 Nuclear Flight Safety
12.5 Flight Pressure Vessels and Pressurized Systems Safety

Chapter 13. Operational Safety Specific Program Requirements

13.1 Overview
13.2 Motor Vehicle Safety
13.3 Personal Protective Equipment
13.4 Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout / Tagout Program)
13.5 Confined Space
13.6 Electrical Safety
13.7 Hazardous Material Transportation, Storage, and Use
13.8 Test / Operations Safety
13.9 Human and Animal Research / Tests
13.10 Underwater Operations Safety

Chapter 14. Facility Safety Management

14.1 Purpose
14.2 Facility Safety Management Program
14.3 Organization and Personnel Designation - Facility Safety Management Program
14.4 Facility Safety Requirements

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. References
Appendix D. Example Request For Relief Form


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