DNR Safety Manual


The DNR Safety Manual is designed to provide guidance for Division Directors and their employees regarding the maintenance of safe conditions on Departmentally-managed lands and facilities and to maintain a safe and healthful working environment for employees as well as site visitors.

DNR Safety Manual - All Sections 


DNR Safety Manual - Section 1 - General Safety

HR SOP #902 - Workplace Safety

Safety Program Activities

Acknowledgement of the DNR Safety Manual

Accident Investigation

Motor Vehicle Accident Report Procedures

Employee Injury/Workers Compensation Information

Safety Representatives and/or Committees


DNR Safety Manual - Section 2 - Safety Procedures Within DNR

General Introduction

Aircraft Safety

Biological Hazards (Animals and Pets, Biting Insects, Snakes, Alligators, Poisonous Plants

Boating Safety

Bomb Threat or Similar Situations

Electrical Hazards

Emergency First Aid for Field Activities

Fire Protection

Handling Materials

Heat, Cold and Noise Stress

Lifting and Carrying

Office Safety

Park Gates

Playground Inspection Guidelines

Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know Act

Site Emergency Telephone Number(s)


Swimming Pools

Vehicle Safety


DNR Safety Manual - Section 3 - Equipment

Battery Chargers

Bush Hog - Rotary Cutter


Chipper and Truck

Front End Loader - Backhoe


Heavy Equipment


Mechanical Equipment

Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting

Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV) - Golf Carts

Power Blowers

Riding and Push Mowers

Spray Painter

Stump Grinder



Tree Spade

Weed Eaters

Summary of Significant Safety Requirements


New E-Book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, now available

Cover Image for E-book

An informative e-book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, by Dr. Chris Greer, is now available as a free download.

Dr. Greer, a Professor of Instructional Technology at Georgia College in Milledgeville, worked closely with DNR's Office of Information Technology and Parks Division for over a year and a half to create this informative book.

This interactive downloadable E-book book takes a look at the incredible natural resources that can be found throughout the state of Georgia. 

Concentrating primarily on science and history, this media-rich book takes the reader inside various parks with text, images, and videos featuring scientists and interpretive rangers. 

The content is an excellent supplement to material that is being covered within K-12 classrooms across the state of Georgia.

Right now, the Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators e-book is available only download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. A version for Android and PC devices is forthcoming.

Example page in E-BookMulti-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Macintosh computer or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. 

To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

For more information, please visit this link: https://itun.es/us/8sKAlb.l