Workers 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.
- Variance Applications
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Copy of letter mailed to current subcontractors
- UT-Battelle, LLC Worker Safety and Health Program Description (6/6/2016)
- Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership Safety Forum Announcement (1/31/2007)
ORNL's Worker Safety and Health Program is reviewed annually; updates are published in May.