The Army Safety Program
This rapid action revision, dated 4 October 2011–
o Updates explosives safety program roles and responsibilities (para 1-4).
o Clarifies Army contract safety policy (para 4-2).
o Clarifies Army oversight and inspections of contractor operations (para 4-3).
o Updates explosives safety management policy (para 5-2).
o Establishes requirements for explosives safety management programs (para 5-3).
o Clarifies Army Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Policy (para 11-2).
o Establishes consideration criteria for line-of-duty determinations (para 11- 4a(7)).
o Clarifies criteria for accident avoidance training in the licensing process (para 11-7a(4)).
o Mandates training under the progressive motorcycle program (para 11-7a(5)).
o Establishes requirements for motorcycle sustainment training (para 11-7a(6)).
o Establishes criteria for driver improvement and remedial driver training (para 11-7b).
o Clarifies criteria for civilians and contractors to enter Army installations (para 11-9a(6)).
o Clarifies and sets priority for attending motorcycle training (para 11-9a(7)).
o Defines the progressive motorcycle program (para 11-9b).
o Establishes criteria for Soldiers to operate a motorcycle (para 11-9b(1)).
o Identifies follow-on training for Soldiers operating motorcycles (para 11-9b(2)).
o Identifies acceptable motorcycle training courses for Soldiers operating motorcycles (para 11-9b(3)).
o Identifies and establishes criteria for motorcycle refresher training (para 11-9b(4).
o Establishes criteria for accomplishing motorcycle training (para 11-9b(5)).
o Establishes criteria for completing motorcycle sustainment training (para 11-9b(6)).
o Recommends completion of safety training for all terrain vehicles and offroad motorcycle (para 11-9b(7)).
o Sets command responsibility for wearing personal protective equipment (para 11-9d).
o Identifies required personal protective equipment when operating motorcycles (para 11-9d(1-5)).
o Allows commanders to determine the wear of combat helmets for operating combat vehicles (para 11-9e(1)).
o Establishes criteria for operating other types of motorcycles (para 11-9f).
o Clarifies mishap risk management for biological activities (para 20-4).
o Updates requirements for reviewing biological facilities (para 20-5).
o Clarifies requirements for facility preoperational surveys (para 20-6).
o Updates standards associated with transporting etiologic agents (para 20-12).
o Updates safety requirements associated with contract biological activities (para 20-15).
o Defines infectious agents and toxins (terms).
o Makes additional rapid action revision changes (throughout).