Style guide for Environment, Health, and Safety?

Subject: Style guide for Environment, Health, and Safety?
From: Christina <c -dot- s -dot- eftekhar -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 10:33:12 -0400

Hello whirlers.

I am currently a technical writer / document manager at an EHS
department of a pharma company. I am harmonizing procedures, web guidance,
manuals, etc. for a world-wide audience (R&D scientists primarily, EHS
staff and regulators secondarily).

I cannot find which style guide is standard or even a preference for EHS
writers (I searched in the archives but didn't find what I was looking for).
I have CMoS, APA, and MLA on my desk. If you are in an EHS (or other OSHA-
or EPA-regulated, or even engineering) field, what style guide(s) do you
use? Do you know of an industry standard style guide?

Thanks for your comments and thoughts.

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