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Author: Katherine A. Siggerud
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: needs, further, refinement, mail, suspicious, service, guidance, postal
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 142230289X
ISBN-13: 9781422302897

In Oct. 2003, an envelope marked Caution: Ricin PoisonÓ was discovered at a postal facility. Ricin is a poison that, in certain forms, can cause death. The USPS has told its employees to be on the alert for suspicious mailÓ that may pose a threat & has developed guidance for them on how to identify & respond to such mail, in order to protect them. This report describes: (1) actions taken by various agencies, in responding to the incident, to protect the health of postal employees & the public; (2) USPS guidance related to suspicious mail in place in Oct. 2003 & the extent to which it was fol
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Author: John P. Hutton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, consistently, applied, fees, award, contracting, guidance, federal
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437918646
ISBN-13: 9781437918649

In prior work, the author found that federal contractors were paid billions of dollars in award fees regardless of acquisition outcomes. In Dec. 2007, the Office of Mgmt. and Budget (OMB) issued guidance aimed at improving the use of award fee contracts. This report: (1) identifies agencies' actions to revise or develop award fee policies and guidance to reflect OMB guidance; (2) assess the consistency of current practices with the new guidance; and (3) determine the extent agencies are collecting, analyzing, and sharing information on award fees. The author reviewed DoD, DoE, HHS, DHS and NAS
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Author: Gregory C. Wilshusen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, national, non, systems, guidance, harmonizing, progress, made, information, policies
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437939821
ISBN-13: 9781437939828

Historically, civilian and national security-related info. technology (IT) systems have been governed by different information security policies and guidance. Specifically, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) established policies and guidance for civilian non-national security systems, while other organizations, including the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), the DoD, and the U.S. intelligence community, have developed policies and guidance for national security systems. This report assessed the progress of federa
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Author: John P. Hutton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: acquisitions, management, reviews, service, independent, implementation, status, dods, defense
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 143792848X
ISBN-13: 9781437928488

The DoD is the fed. governmentżs largest purchaser of contractor-provided services, obligating more than $207 billion in FY 2009. The Nat. Defense Author. Act for FY 2008 directed DoD to issue guidance providing for independent management reviews for services acquisitions. The Act required that the guidance provide a means to evaluate specific contracting issues. This report: (1) assessed the extent to which DoDżs guidance addressed the Actżs requirements and how the guidance was implemented; and (2) determined the status of actions taken by the military departments pursuant to DoDżs guida
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Author: Barry Leonard (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: controls, guidance, hazards, products, fishery, fish
Number of Pages: 476
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 143798746X
ISBN-13: 9781437987461

This guidance will assist processors of fish and fishery products in the development of their Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans. Processors of fish and fishery products will find info. that will help them identify hazards that are associated with their products, and help them formulate control strategies. It will help consumers understand commercial seafood safety in terms of hazards and their controls. It does not specifically address safe handling practices by consumers or by retail estab., although the concepts contained in this guidance are applicable to both. This guida
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Author: The European Commission
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: makers, policy, handbook, guidance, career
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2004-12-14
ISBN-10: 9264015191
ISBN-13: 9789264015197

This joint publication of the OECD and the European Commission gives policy makers practical tools to tackle weaknesses in many countries' career guidance systems including limited access, particularly for adults; failure to develop career management skills; inappropriate training; and poor service coordination. In simple, non-technical language, this publication addresses a broad range of policy issues that that are central to the effective delivery of career guidance services. These include: how to widen access to career guidance; ways of improving the quality of career information; ensuri
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Author: Barry Leonard (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cwa, draft, guidance, water, clean, waters, protected, identifying
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437986056
ISBN-13: 9781437986051

Over the past decade, interpretations of Supreme Court (SC) rulings removed some critical waters from Fed. protection, and caused confusion about which waters and wetlands are protected under the CWA. As a result, important waters now lack clear protection under the law. This draft guidance clarifies how the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) will identify waters protected by the CWA and implement the SCżs decisions concerning the extent of waters covered by the Act. It clarifies how the EPA and the ACE understand existing requirements of the CWA and provides guidance to agency fi
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