A Guide to Safe Field Operations
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR WASHINGTON DC
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Most functions of the U.S. Geological Survey USGS, Water Resources Division WRD require employees to participate in numerous field activities ranging from routine meetings with cooperators, other federal and public officials, and private citizens to potentially hazardous assignments, such as making flood measurements and scuba diving to service underwater instruments. It is paramount that each employee be aware of safety procedures and operational policies of the WRD to ensure that 1 their activities avoid or minimize personal injury to the employee, coworkers, or anyone in the vicinity of the field activity, and 2 their conduct does not infringe on the personal or property rights of any individual or organization.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Water Pollution and Control
- Environmental Health and Safety