Acronyms List


Providing definitions of a (probably incomplete) list of Safety and PPPL Related Acronyms. For a more complete list of technical acronyms, visit the PPPL Acronyms page


  • ACGIH - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
  • AHJ - Authority Having Jurisdiction
  • AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • ANSI - American National Standards Institute
  • BES - Basic Electrical Safety
  • CAS Building - Coil Assembly and Storage
  • CDR - Conceptual Design Review
  • CNS - Central Nervous System
  • COB - C-Site Office Building
  • CS Building - C-Stellarator Building?
  • DOT - Department of Transportation
  • EEWP - Energized Electrical Work Permit
  • EMF - ElectroMagnetic Fields
  • EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
  • EPCRA - Environmental Protection and Community Right-to-Know Act
  • EPO - Electrical Power Operator
  • ES&H - Environment, Safety and Health
  • ESAT - Engineering Systems Assembly and Testing
  • ESH&S - Environment, Safety, Health and Security Department
  • ESO - Emergency Services Officer
  • ESU - Emergency Services Unit
  • EUT - Electrical Utilization Training
  • FCPC Building - Field Coil Power Conversion
  • FDR - Final Design Review
  • GET - General Employee Training
  • HEPA Filter - High Efficiency Particulate Air filter
  • HP - Health Physics
  • IAQ - Indoor Air Quality
  • IDLH - Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health
  • IH - Industrial Hygiene
  • JHA - Job Hazard Analysis
  • LOB - Laboratory Office Building (now the LSB, Lyman Spitzer Building)
  • LOTO - Lockout Tagout
  • LSB - Lyman Spitzer Building
  • LSO - Laser Safety Officer
  • LSOP - Laser Safe Operating Procedure
  • LTX - Lithium Tokamak Experiment
  • MG - Motor Generator
  • MRI - MagnetoRotational Instability Experiment
  • MRX - Magnetic Reconnection Experiment
  • MSD-Muscular Skeletal Disorder
  • MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet
  • MSW - Management Safety Walkthrough
  • NBPC Building - Neutral Beam Power Conversion
  • NCSX - National Compact Stellarator Experiment
  • NEC - National Electrical Code
  • NEPA Form - National Environmental Policy Act
  • NESC - National Electrical Safety Code
  • NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
  • NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • NRTL - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
  • NSTX - National Spherical Torus Experiment
  • OMO - Occupational Medicine Office
  • OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PDR - Preliminary Design Review
  • PEL - Permissible Exposure Limit
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
  • RCA - Radiologically Controlled Area
  • RESA Building - Research Equipment Storage and Assembly
  • RF - Radio Frequency
  • RWP - Radiation Work Permit
  • SME - Subject Matter Expert
  • STEL - Short Term Exposure Limit
  • STOP - Safety Training Observation Program
  • TFTR - Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor
  • TLV - Threshold Limit Value