Worker Safety and Health

10 CFR 851 Rule

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has officially announced a federal regulation (10 C.F.R. § 851, Worker Safety and Health Program) requiring its contractors and their subcontractors to have a Worker Safety and Health Program that reduces or prevents occupational injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses by providing DOE contractors and their workers with safe and healthful workplaces at DOE sites. This regulation becomes effective on February 9, 2007. For more information concerning this regulation, please follow the links below.