Health and safety plan for the removal action at the former YS-860 Firing Ranges, Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee Page: 10 of 52


This health and safety plan sets forth the requirements and procedures to protect the personnel
involved inthe Lead Source Removal Project at the Former YS-860 Firing Ranges This project will
be conducted in a manner that ensures the protection of the safety and health of workers, the public,
and the envhbonment.
The purpase of this removal action is to address lead -contaminated soil and reduce a potential
risk to human health and the environment. This site is an operable unit within the Upper East Fork
Poplar Creek watershed. The removal action will contribute to early source actions within the
watershed. The project will accomplish this through the removal of lead-contaminated soil in the
target areas of the two small arms firing ranges.
This plan covers the removal actions at the Former YS-860 Firing Ranges. These actions involve
theexcavation of kad-contaminated soils, the removal ofthe concrete trench and macadam (asphalt)
paths, verifscation/confirmation sampling, grading and revegeration.
The primary hazards include temperature extremes, equipment operation, noise, potential lead
exposure, uneven and slippery working sarfaces, and insects.
Methods of control for these hazards include the application of general and specific hazard
controls such as pre-job planning, work/rest regimens to control temperature stress, hearing
protection, work gloves, and avoidance of wildlife.


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