SAFETY - ACCIDENT PREVENTION (SA)
(6.0 linear feet; boxes 1-15)
A primary subject category containing information pertaining to fire prevention; standards of industrial safety; hazardous occupations; safety codes; studies; services; search and rescue; as well as demonstrations and technical assistance in research programs to determine the extent and cause of accidents, their prevention and control.
Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.
DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES
File Code Description
SA 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 SA secondary category. Also contains material documenting safety and accidents generally, such as the National Safety Council's annual reports.
SA001 Fire Safety (0.2 ft.;
A subject category containing information and policy regarding firefighting, firefighters, and fire prevention regulations.
SA002 Highway Traffic Safety (2.7
A subject category containing information relevant to 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.
SA003 Industrial Occupational Safety
A subject category containing 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.
SA004 Marine Safety (0.2 ft.;
A subject category consisting of legislation, proclamations, and other material related to boat and harbor safety.
SA005 Mine Safety (1.0 ft.;
A subject category containing information on federal mine regulations and inspections, including annual federal government reports on mine safety.