Washington, D.C. The USACE released an updated version of ER 385-1-95, Safety and Health Requirements for Operations and Activities Involving Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC). The revised Engineer Regulation (ER) dated 31 December 2014 supersedes the previous version dated March 30, 2007.
The new guidance, which can be downloaded from the UXOInfo.com's UXO Library, contains updated safety and health requirements and responsibilities for military munitions response actions and MEC related operations, including operations involving CWM.
Interesting changes to ER 385-1-95 include the replacement of waivers for explosives operations with Certificates of Compelling Reason (CCR) or Deviation Approval and Risk Acceptance Documents (DARAD) and updated training guidelines for USACE OESS personnel.