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Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

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White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Safety - Accident Prevention (SA)

File Code Description Research

Safety - Accident Prevention (0.4 ft.; Box 1)
A secondary subject category which contains information on safety issues surrounding radiation, railroad crossings, and other potential hazards not represented by a specific secondary category.  Also contains material documenting safety and accidents generally, such as the National Safety Council's annual reports.


Fire Safety (0.2 ft.; Box 2)
This secondary subject category contains information on policy regarding firefighting, fire fighters, and fire prevention regulations.


Highway Traffic Safety (2.7 ft.; Box 2-9)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding motor vehicle accidents and casualties.  Prominent issues represented are drunk and drugged driving; airbags and other automatic crash protection; seat belt use, particularly by Federal employees; and the national 55 M.P.H. speed limit.  Material documents government and private-sector campaigns on traffic-related issues such as drunk driving. Statistical data, such as in the Department of Transportation's annual reports on highway and motor vehicle safety, is also included.


Industrial Occupational Safety (1.5 ft.; Box 9-13)
This secondary subject category contains information on occupations, such as construction, which are federally regulated because of their high-risk potential.  Includes annual federal government reports on occupational safety and health and on the safety of gas and liquid pipelines specifically.


Marine Safety (0.2 ft.; Box 13)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding legislation, proclamations, and other material related to boat and harbor safety.


Mine Safety (1.0 ft.; Box 13-15)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding information on federal mine regulations and inspections, including annual federal government reports on mine safety.


Research Availability:
Open - all records in the subject category have been processed and are available for research
Partial - some of the records in the subject category have been processed and available for research
None - no records in the subject category have been processed nor made available for research