AR 385-64 PDF

*This pamphlet supersedes DA Pam –64, dated 15 December This edition publishes a rapid action revision of DA Pam – This pamphlet explains the Army’s safety criteria and standards for operations involving ammunition and explosives prescribed by AR , for the United. Department of the Army Pamphlet DA PAM Ammunition and Explosives Safety Standards Rapid Action Revision (RAR): 10 October [United States.

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DA PAM 385-64 Ammunition and Explosives Safety Standards

Repack munitions that are opened and not used. Weights used can be built locally, or a calibrated load indicator, a dynamometer, or any item of ae proper weight may be used. Repair or replace damaged items. Becoming familiar with the Army’s general safety policies for ammunition and explosives and related operations see AR and DA Pam Department of Transportation publications.

Explosive Safety Resources

Textiles and Clothing Sustainability. At minimum, handlers will wear proper protective gloves, safety shoes, and eye protection.

Lifting devices that fail inspections and tests are removed 3385-64 service immediately. All operations involving munitions will be limited to the minimum number of soldiers needed to accomplish the mission safely and efficiently.


Make soldiers aware of hazards through continuous training. Item s unavailable for purchase. Operators, supervisors, maintenance, and safety personnel are key to ensuring a safe MHE operating environment. Many potential hazards are associated with munitions and explosives.

MHE and lifting device operators have a limited field of vision when moving a load.

Don’t drive nails into shipping or storage containers containing munitions. Implement controls that are effective in eliminating hazards and reducing risks. Sample Explosives Safety Continuity Guide. Soldiers must have the information necessary to perform their tasks safely. Before loading vehicles, ensure that the following actions have been accomplished: Tools and equipment may pose safety hazards during munitions operations. ae

Follow proper lifting procedures. Don’t strike munitions with the MHE. Explosive Safety Guide for the Construction Industry. The unit safety officer or NCO accomplishes the following duties: Malfunctions don’t include arr or incidents resulting from negligence, vehicular system accidents, fires, and misuse. The importance of safety is intensified for units and personnel engaged in munitions-related activities. A munitions malfunction may have been caused by operator error, equipment failure, environmental conditions, or defect in the munitions item.


Also, mark the container to identify the contents.

Miscellaneous Ammunition and Explosive Safety Resources. When using electrical equipment, soldiers must follow operating instructions exactly. Individual soldiers are responsible for their personal safety. Munitions and explosives hazards include but are not limited to fire, explosion, fragmentation, and contamination.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Site Safety Handbook for the Petroleum Industry. Joint and other service regulations.

Explosive Safety

When munitions are moved with forklifts, forks must be tilted back and no more than a foot off the ground, except when moving containers with the 50K RTCH. Information available through this page will provide leaders, ammunition and explosives personnel, and safety managers with explosives safety resources to develop and manage your explosives safety program.

Please contact the Tactical Safety Network via e-mail with your questions and comments regarding explosive safety. Open munitions boxes carefully.

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