The following NASA directives concerning liability, security, safety, and network security must be followed to do Business at the JPL Table Mountain Facility.
Security Access: Operations staff must see a JPL/NASA badge for entry, or an approved visitor clearance. If visitors are Foreign Nationals, they must have FN approval and their passport for entry. All visitors must show picture identification upon arrival and sign in and out on official logs.
1. JPL Badge
Visitor Clearance must be approved by Security, form includes: Name,
Date, Time, Where, Reason, Under 18 years of age, affiliation, and citizenship.
(For all foreign national visits, the requests must include birthdate,
passport and visa
Safety: TMF Hazard Orientation must be given to all new employees (existing TMF employees to catch up with requirement) or science users or visitors before leaving TM-17 to conduct any work. Two ways this may be accomplished, either via the video/CD or review the documentation with their supervisor or sponsor. The signed documentation is kept on file and is required for tracking purposes. The video may be viewed at TMF or online. Please click here to view the video online (Flash Player required). Safety and Health Program Requirements: Working at the Table Mountain Facility
TMF Hazard Orientation
PI Science User is required to perform or obtain the proper safety
office approval for the following:
Colleges or Outside businesses must provide the same information to JPL Safety Office for review and acceptance before they will be allowed to work at TMF, they are responsible to conduct their safety training and prove it was done. Also provide a signed copy of their organizations IIPP (if working for a California based company that has 10 or more employees) for review and acceptance by JPL Occupational Safety Office. All signed documentation must be on file at TMF.
must have a JPL sponsor.
Network Security: In compliance with network security concerning the JPL intranet and export controlled resources a firewall is in place to block unauthorized users. Acceptable Use Policy
Dormitory Use: TMF has 18 dormitory rooms for overnight approved science users. The process for reserving a room is to either contact the operations office at 760-249-3650 or to email the facility operations manager. The charge is currently $48.00 per night per person. All JPL employees will provide a valid project task (account) number to charge, all non JPL users will need to pay by check or money order upon check out. Checks are to be made out to: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This fee is collected during each stay and are calculated by TMF Operations and approved by Financial Planning yearly.
Users may bring their own food and store it in the kitchen. The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils, plates, glasses, pots and pans for self serve food preparation. It is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven and conventional oven.
Square Footage Fees: All projects utilizing office space or building space for more than 60 days are required to pay remote site fees. These fees are collected quarterly and are calculated by TMF Operations and approved by Financial Planning yearly. Currently the per square foot fee is: $36.09 per square foot per year; $0.0991457 per square foot per day. JPL Customers will provide a valid project task (account) number to cover the square footage fees.
After Hours, Weekends, and Holidays: It is advised that anyone planning to arrive at TMF during weekends, holidays or after regular work hours should call the operations number 760-249-3650 and advise the staff of an approximated time of arrival.
Winter Weather: Prior to driving to TMF during the winter months, it is advised to call the operations number 760-249-3650 for road conditions and updated weather conditions, or visit www.WrightwoodCalif.com.
Procedure : Click
here to view the parking policy.