This handbook incorporates emergency planning information from the following EPA and OSHA
29 CFR Part 1910
Occupational Safety and Health Adminstration (OSHA) regulations
implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA, also
sometimes referenced as SARA Title III)
40 CFR Parts 112, 117
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations implementing the
Clean Water Act (CWA).
40 CFR Parts 262 - 280
EPA regulations implementing the Resource Conservation and Recovery
40 CFR Parts 300, 302
EPA regulations implementing the Comprehensive Environmental
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as amended by
the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA).
40 CFR Part 761
EPA regulations implementing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The intent of this handbook is to incorporate emergency planning guidance for use at DOE facilities in a
single document, to assist with the development of emergency plans that contain all applicable requirements
and guidance. An adequate emergency plan may be accomplished by developing a single, integrated
emergency plan, or by developing separate plans which deal with specific areas such as operational
emergencies, hazardous material spills, etc.