Emergency Responder Health & Safety Program and Manual

Atlanta, GA - Region IV

 

Site Contact:

Kevin Eichinger
Region 4 HSPC

eichinger.kevin@epa.gov

61 Forsyth Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
response.epa.gov/hsmanualregion4

Latitude: 33.7557110
Longitude: -84.3883717

Welcome to the Region 4 Emergency Responder Health and Safety Program


The Document Section contains Region 4’s Emergency Response Health and Safety Manual, Field Guides and all of the associated health and safety-related guidance documents. A selection of the most used documents are linked below:

New See the Documents Section for COVID-19 Specific Health and Safety Documents, Log-In Credentials Required  New



New Region 4 SEMD Health and Safety Document List and Document Control Information

Updated Region 4 Emergency Responder Health and Safety Manual, April 2020

Region 4 Emergency Responder Health and Safety Field Guide, January 2019


Standard Operating Guidelines

  • Region 4 Specific Health and Safety Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG) - See the SOG Category in the Documents Section
  • EPAs Environmental Response Team's (ERT) Standard Operating Procedures
          #2008, General Air Monitoring and Sampling Guidelines
          #2009, Drum Sampling
          #2010, Tank Sampling
  • EPA Emergency Response Air Monitoring Guidance Tables

    Health and Safety Best Practices Guides

  • Elemental Mercury Response Health and Safety Best Practices Guide (updated 07/16/2019)
  • Petroleum Spill Response Best Practices Guide - DRAFT FINAL (updated 07/09/2019)
  • Industrial Fire Response Best Practices Guide (updated 01/03/2019)
  • Radiation Emergency Response Health and Safety Best Practices Guide (updated: 01/03/2019)
  • Level A Simplified Personnel Decontamination Job Aid (updated 03/14/2018)
  • Level B, C, D+ Simplified Personnel Decontamination Job Aid (updated 03/14/2018)

    Health and Safety Plan Guidance

  • Health and Safety Plan Template (updated 05/2017)
  • Updated Emergency Response Site Health and Safety Plan Template (ICS 208) (updated 01/2020)
  • Updated Emergency Response HASP Template for Mercury Incidents (ICS 208) (updated 01/2020)
  • Updated Emergency Response HASP Template for Oil Spills (ICS 208) (updated 01/2020)
  • Updated Emergency Response HASP Template for Industrial Fires (ICS 208)