CPI Safety Manual - Construction Partners

CPI Safety Manual - Construction Partners
CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, IN C.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
INTRODUCTION
This manual is issued to inform subcontractors and their employees, as well
as employees of Construction Partners, Inc., about the policies that are the
basis for the Safety Program of Construction Partners, Inc. Every person is
expected to become aware of the contents of this manual and to concern
himself or herself with his or her own safety, the safety of fellow workers,
and the safety of the general public. This entails willing acceptance and
active support of these safety policies, rules and procedures.
This manual will be available on our website www.cpichicago.com as a link
and should be reviewed periodically for updates.
This manual will not and cannot identify and cover every task performed and
encountered by the individual on a daily basis, but is an attempt to provide a
guideline, along with common sense, for a safe jobsite. It is imperative that
one be constantly on the alert for potential hazards which are not referred to
in any written practices, but which may result in injuries or property damage.
Proper planning can control accidents.
Continual emphasis on safety
techniques, the refinement of work procedures, and safe working conditions
has shown to significantly reduce injuries and property damage, and increase
efficiency.
We want to stress the importance of proper attire on a job site. This is
important not only for the purpose of appearance, but more importantly for
safety. Remember, no one will be allowed to work on any job without
wearing safety glasses with side shields, hard hat, if required, and work boots
– no gym shoes or sandals are allowed. If you show up at a job without the
required attire, you will not be allowed to work and asked to leave.
Also, we would like to note that LISTENING is an activity we often take for
granted, sometimes with costly consequences. As many as two-thirds of all
jobsite errors are related to poor communications. And these errors can cause
delays, cost overruns, even accidents and injuries. Make the effort to be an
active listener. Make sure you understand the message. Repeat its key
elements back to the other person to make sure you both understand. Good
communication is as much a productivity-enhancer as any tool on the job.
Protect yourself and others from accidents and needless health hazards by
following safety rules and common sense safety practices at all time – on and
off the job.
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INTRODUCTION
Table of Contents
A.
Staying Alert
B.
Basic Safety Practices
C.
Clothing and Equipment
D.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
E.
Fall Protection
F.
Silica
G.
Ladders
H.
Scaffolds
I.
Physical Readiness
J.
Unauthorized Actions on the J ob
K.
Housekeeping
L.
Hazard Communications
M.
Inj uries/Incidents
N.
First Aid
O.
Exposure Plan
P.
Emergency Action Plan
Q.
Fire Warnings
R.
Welding
S.
Combustibles
T.
Confined Space Work
U.
Loads & Lifting – Back Inj ury Prevention
V.
Tools & Equipment
W.
Vehicle Safety
X.
Excavations & Trenching
Y.
Underground Utilities
Z.
Heavy Equipment
AA. Forklift/Powered Industrial Trucks
BB. Cranes & Rigging
CC. Electrical
DD. Procedures
EE.
OSHA, Agency & Code Compliance
FF.
Short Service Employee (SSE)
GG. Subcontractor Management
HH. Process Safety Management
II.
Insurance
JJ.
Not an Employee
Note to All Subcontractors
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PAGE 29 & 30:
Acknowledgment of Safety Program
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A. STAYING ALERT
1.
Help prevent accidents and inj uries before they occur.
Watch for
situations that may cause or lead to accidents and inj uries to yourself
and/or others on the j ob.
2.
Inform your supervisor before work proceeds if you have a question
pertaining to any operation of work where an inj ury could result.
3.
Report all unsafe conditions, tools, equipment and practices to your
supervisor or proj ect manager.
4.
Remember that safe practices are primarily common sense and always make
good sense.
5.
Rushing, cutting corners and ignoring safety procedures and precautions to
save time, save a few dollars or out of laziness leads to accidents.
B. BASIC SAFETY PRACTICES (Also see PPE below)
1.
Maintain good housekeeping at all times in all areas.
2.
Keep materials orderly.
3.
Clean up oil, grease and water spills immediately to prevent slipping.
4.
Keep loose materials off stairs, walkways, ramps, platforms, etc.
5.
Make sure there is safe access to work areas.
6.
Read danger warnings on container labels, and follow any health/safety
precaution.
7.
Remove nails in old lumber.
8.
Do not block aisles or traffic lanes for fire exits.
9.
Avoid shortcuts. Use ramps, stairs, walkways, ladders, etc.
10. When entering different work areas, find out what safety precautions are
required.
11. Be sure of your footing and surroundings. Watch out for overhanging or
broken planks, slippery spots, loose obj ects, etc.
12. Use a safety harness and proper tie off if other fall protection is not
available.
13. Place barricades and signs to warn of overhead danger, traffic, excavation,
etc. Have warning lights, flagman or watchman if necessary or required.
14. Store equipment, tools and materials sufficiently far enough from the edge
of an excavation to prevent them from falling.
15. Do not throw tools into or out of trenches, from roofs, off scaffolds, etc.
16. Read material safety data sheets (MSDS) about safe use, storage and clean
up of specified materials.
17. Wear all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).
18. Know and review safety procedures prior to the start of each day’s work.
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19. J ust because “this is the way we’ve always done it” has worked in the past,
doesn’t mean it’s correct or safe.
20. Food and beverages should only be consumed in designated areas.
21. Do not cross barricades, remove lockout/tag out devices or ignore
“Danger” markings.
22. Obtain special work permits for Confined Space Entry, Lockout/Tag-out,
Hot Work or Line Breaking.
C. CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT (Also see PPE below)
1.
Wear clothing suitable for the weather and your work.
2.
Wear boots in good condition and suitable for your trade. Additional
protection may be required for certain tasks, such as rubber boots when
working in concrete. NO GYM SHOES OR OPEN TOE, OPEN HEEL OR
HIGH HEEL (greater than 1”) SANDALS. See PPE below.
3.
DO NOT wear torn, ragged or loose fitting clothing while operating drills,
pipe machines or other types of equipment with exposed moving parts.
4.
WEAR A HARD HAT in areas when there is a possible danger of exposure
to falling or flying obj ects, burns, electrical shocks, low clearances or
proj ections.
5.
Eye protection is mandatory on all j obs. SAFETY GLASSES WITH SIDE
SHIELDS meeting ANSI Z87 are the minimum accepted protection.
Additional protection may be required for a given task. See PPE below.
6.
Wear a safety vest when you will be subj ect to traffic hazards such as on or
near a roadway, aisle or railroad tracks.
7.
Use gloves, aprons or other suitable skin protection when handling rough
materials, chemicals or hot or cold obj ects.
8.
Replace protective apparel and PPE if worn out, defective, damaged or
obsolete.
9.
All required personal protective equipment is to be supplied by the
subcontractor and must be used in the designated manner. CPI does not
provide protective equipment to subcontractors. Protective equipment,
including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and
extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields
and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and
reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of
processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or
mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing inj ury or
impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption,
inhalation or physical contact
10.
Employee-owned equipment. Where employees provide their own
protective equipment, the employer shall be responsible to assure its
adequacy, including proper maintenance, and sanitation of such equipment.
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D. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
1. All workers shall complete PPE training. Training should be documented and
a copy of such provided to CPI. Each such employee shall be trained to
know at least the following:
a. When PPE is necessary;
b. What PPE is necessary;
c. How to properly don, doff, adj ust, and wear PPE;
d. The limitations of the PPE; and,
e. The proper care, maintenance, useful life and disposal of the PPE.
2. All workplaces need to be assessed to determine if hazards are present, or
are likely to be present, which necessitate the use of personal protective
equipment (PPE). If such hazards are present, or likely to be present, the
following need to be done:
a. Complete a written hazard assessment form daily.
b. Select, and have each affected employee use, the types of PPE that
will protect the affected employee from the hazards identified in the
hazard assessment;
c. Communicate selection decisions to each affected employee;
d. Select PPE that properly fits each affected employee.

Respirators
Respirators will be used when an employee is exposed to airborne
hazards i.e. mold, silica, drywall dust, vapors, etc. Subcontractors are
required to follow the respirator standards outlined by OSHA. See
“SILICA” below.

Face Shields
Face shields must be worn when additional protection is needed for
activities such as grinding, chipping, buffing, working with chemicals
or when the potential exists to come in contact with blood borne
pathogens or any other bodily fluid, generally where hazards to the face
exist. Face shield shall not be altered in any fashion reducing the
protective area provided by cutting the size of the face shield down.

Hearing Protection
Hearing protection must be worn in areas identified as high noise areas.
A high noise area is one that has noise levels above 90 decibels. If you
need to raise your voice to speak to someone three feet away, you
should be using hearing protection.

Foot Protection
Leather work boots must be worn at all times on the j ob site. Approved
steel toe or safety toe boots and metatarsal guards are required when
using j ack hammers, setting steel beams, etc.
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
Hand Protection
Appropriate gloves are required during certain work activities and
should match the potential hazard. Exceptions to this policy are when
gloves would pose a greater hazard or an unsafe condition. Certain
chemicals or j ob site conditions may require the use of impermeable
gloves. Vibratory tools may call for specialized hand protection.

Fall Protection
See below.
3.
When workplace changes occur that require changes in PPE or the training,
or when employee/sub demonstrate lack of use, improper use, or insufficient
skill or understanding, PPE and training will be addressed and adj usted as
needed.
E. FALL PROTECTION
Fall Protection requires those who work on or near the following to use an
appropriate fall-protection system – generally, guardrail systems, safety-net
systems, or personal fall-arrest systems – if they are at or above 6 feet. This
applies to:
 Unprotected sides and edges

Leading edges

Walking and working surfaces where leading edges are under
construction

Hoist areas

Holes in walking and working surfaces

Form work and reinforcing steel

Ramps, runways, and other walkways

Excavations

Dangerous equipment

Overhead bricklaying and related work

Low-slope and steep roofs

Pre-cast concrete erection
o
Guardrail Systems
Guardrail systems and their use shall comply with the
following provisions:
•
Top edge height of top rails shall be 42 inches (plus or
minus 3 inches) above the walking/working level. Midrails, when used shall be installed at a height midway
between the top rail and walking/working level. Screens
and mesh, when used, shall extend from the top rail to
the walking/working level along the entire opening
between the top rail supports.
•
Guardrail systems shall be capable of withstanding,
without failure, a force of at least 200 pounds, in any
outward or downward direction.
•
When guardrail systems are used at hoisting areas, a
chain, gate or removable guardrail section shall be placed
across the opening between the guardrail sections when
hoisting operations are not taking place.
Employees
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exposed to this type of work shall be tied off in a full
body harness and either retracting lanyard or fixed length
lanyard to secure anchor point which will not allow them
to step off the edge.
•
o
Cable guardrails require high visibility flagging every 6
feet and cannot deflect below 39 inches when loaded
with 200 pounds.
Personal Fall Arrest Systems
J ob sites will only permit the use of full body harnesses and
shock absorbing lanyards with double locking type snaphooks.
o
•
The attachment point of the body harness “D” ring shall
be located in the center of the wearer’s back near the
shoulder level. The anchorage point shall be located at
shoulder height or above the wearer’s head.
•
All straps and belts on the device are to be snug and
secured to ensure proper performance of the equipment in
the event of a fall. Personal fall arrest systems shall be
inspected prior to each use of wear, damaged and other
deterioration, and defective components shall be removed
from service.
•
Lanyards, harnesses and components shall be used only
for employee’s protection (as part of a personal fall
arrest system or positioning device system) and not to
hoist materials.
Personal fall arrest systems and
components subj ected to impact loading shall be
immediately removed from service. They shall not be
used again for fall protection until inspected and
determined by a competent person to be undamaged and
suitable for reuse
•
Personal fall arrests are typically designed for use by an
employee having a combined person and tool weight of
less than 310 pounds. If the employee and tool weight is
greater than 310 pounds a competent person shall reevaluate the employee’s need to perform elevated work.
Anchorage Points
•
Anchorage points shall be located directly above the
work area to reduce the possibility of a swing fall. If
work requires the employee to move horizontally then the
anchorage point must move, or the employee may have to
select a new anchorage above the work area.
Fall
distance must be minimized when selecting an anchorage
point: a free fall must not exceed 6 feet.
•
All elevations at or above 6 feet must have a 100% fall
protection system. This includes but is not limited to
leading edge work, iron connecting, working off of
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elevated work platforms (scaffolding), boom type lifts,
and residential type construction.
Only full-body
harnesses with shock absorbing lanyards and secure
anchorage point may be used for personal fall arrest
systems.
If “safety monitors” or “controlled access
zones” are to be used a fall protection plan must be
submitted outlining controls, etc.
F. SILICA
All contractors and individuals on the j ob site are responsible for establishing
their own program to address silica hazards.
When workers inhale particles of crystalline silica, the smaller particles can
become deposited in the lower lungs. Crystalline silica has a toxic effect that
leads to the development of fibrotic nodules and scarring around the deposited
silica particle. This fibrotic condition of the lungs is called silicosis.
Route of Exposure in Construction
• Chipping, hammering, drilling, sawing, or grinding rock concrete
or brick.
• Crushing, loading, hauling and dumping of rock and concrete.
• Abrasive blasting using an abrasive containing silica or sand.
• Sawing, hammering, drilling, grinding and chipping of concrete or
masonry.
• Demolition or concrete, brick, and masonry structures.
• Sweeping floors where sawing, chipping, hammering, drilling, or
grinding of concrete, brick, and masonry has been performed.
Preventing Exposure
• Install a water hose to wet down the dust at the point of
generation.
• Use concrete/masonry saws that provide water to the blade.
• Recognize when silica dust may be generated and plan ahead to
eliminate or control the dust at the source. Awareness and
planning are keys to the prevention of silicosis.
• Use engineering controls and containment methods to control the
hazard and protect adj acent workers from exposures (e.g. local
exhaust ventilation, wet methods, blast-cleaning machines and
cabinets, etc.).
• If engineering controls cannot be used personal protective should
be provided and worn such as disposable dust masks, half mask
dual cartridge respirators, fresh air supplied hood respirators, etc.
G. LADDERS (Also see PPE and FALL PROTECTION)
1. ALWAYS inspect ladders before you use them.
Any that are weak,
damaged, have missing rungs, or appear unstable should be removed from
the site, tagged as defective, and then destroyed.
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2.
Look out for overhead power lines before you lift, carry, or set up any
ladder. Also when carrying a ladder, make sure your path is well lit and
clear of scrap, tools, hoses or any obstacles that could trip you.
3.
NEVER ever use metal (aluminum) ladders near overhead power lines or in
any other places where you can come in contact with energized electrical
equipment or circuits.
4.
Set ladders on a firm level surface – never on boxes, tables, carts, ice or
other unstable surfaces. If the base is soft, uncompacted or rough soil, use
a firmly anchored mudsill.
5.
Do not place ladders against flexible or movable surfaces. Do not place a
ladder against a sash or window. NEVER place a ladder in front of a door
that opens toward the ladder.
6.
Secure both the bottom and top of the ladder to prevent accidental
movement.
7.
Never overload a ladder. Limit single-width ladders to one person at a
time. On a double-width ladder, a maximum of two people should be
allowed only when each is on a separate side.
8.
The ladder should be long enough so you can stand NO HIGHER than the
fourth rung from the top and do not have to extend yourself precariously in
order to reach for any obj ect.
9.
Always face the ladder when climbing up or down or working from it.
Maintain three-point contact (two hands and one foot, or two feet and one
hand) when climbing up or down a ladder. Keep your body between the
rails; don’t lean to either side. NEVER straddle the space between the
ladder and another point. Make sure your footwear has slip-resistant soles
and heels.
10. Never use ladders in a horizontal position as runways or scaffolds. Nearly
half of all ladder accidents occur when the ladder is used as a work
platform rather than for access.
11. Always use ladders in trenches with a depth of four feet or more.
12.
Use hand lines or material hoist to lift loads. Do not lift electrical tools
by cord.
13.
ALWAYS use the appropriate fall-arrest equipment, such as safety
harnesses and lifelines.
14.
Each step or rung shall be capable of supporting a single concentrated load
of at least 250 pounds, be uniformly spaced and meet OSHA/ANSI
standards.
15.
Non-conductive, type I, portable, fiberglass ladders are recommended for
use on the j ob site. These ladders shall be equipped with safety shoes,
spikes or spurs and shall have flat top rungs.
16.
Use only the proper type of ladder, matched to the j ob or task, according
to the manufacturer’s instructions.
17.
Make sure hands, shoes, and ladder rungs are free of oil, grease, mud or
other material before climbing.
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18.
All ladders must be regularly inspected by a competent person to ensure
their safe working condition.
19.
Ladders placed in any location where they can be displaced by workplace
activities or traffic, such as in passageways, doorways, or driveways shall
be secured to prevent accidental displacement or a barricade shall be used
to keep the activities or traffic away from the ladder.
20.
A ladder must extend 3 feet above the upper level when used for access to
an upper elevation.
21.
Ladders shall be used at an angle such that the horizontal distance from
the top support to the foot of the ladders is approximately one-quarter, or
4-1 of the working length of the ladder.
Fall protection may be required for certain types of work for extended periods
while working from ladders. Ladder use in areas exposed to dangerous falls,
building edges, open stairways, etc. call for fall protection or adj usting the
work, i.e., replacement with completed scaffolding or a lift. See PPE & FALL
PROTECTION.
H. SCAFFOLDS (Also see PPE and FALL PROTECTION)
Scaffolds must be erected, moved, dismantled, or altered only under the
supervision of a competent person. The competent person must be on the
work site to direct and supervise all scaffold erecting, dismantling, altering,
and moving operations. Work must be performed only by trained, experienced
persons selected by the competent person.
1. Use a scaffold if solid footing or safe ladder access is not possible.
2. Scaffold should have adequate bracing, footing, access ladder and safety
rails, plus proper planking and platforms and conform to applicable OSHA
safety standards.
3. Platform planks should overlap supports not less than 6” nor more than 12”
and be secured from shifting.
4. Keep all tools and materials away from edges of scaffolds, platforms, shaft
opening, etc., and barricades should be provided under any elevated work
site.
5. Working on a scaffold is prohibited during storms or high winds.
6. Scaffolds must be able to support their own weight and at least four times
the maximum intended load applied to them. (The intended load includes
workers, equipment, and material loads. The intended load should never
exceed the rated load.)
7. The front edge of a scaffold platform cannot be more than 14 inches from
the face of the structure unless guardrails or personal fall arrest systems are
used to protect workers from falling between the structure and the platform.
8. Wood platforms cannot be covered with coatings or paint finishes, because
finishes cover defects in wood.
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9. Each platform (working or walking) on all levels of the scaffold shall be
fully planked or decked between the front upright and the guardrail
supports.
10. Each end of a platform, unless cleated or otherwise restrained by hooks or
equivalent means, shall extend over the centerline of its support at least 6
inches.
11. Each end of a platform 10 feet or less in length shall not extend over its
support more than 12 inches unless the platform is designed and installed
so that the cantilevered portion of the platform of the platform is able to
support employees and/or materials without tipping, or has guardrails which
block employee’s access to the cantilevered end.
12. Each platform greater than 10 feet in length shall not extend over its end
support more than 18 inches, unless it is designed and installed so that the
cantilevered portion of the platform is able to support employees and/or
materials without tipping, or has guardrails which block employees access
to the cantilevered end.
13. On scaffold where platforms are overlapped to create a long platform, the
overlap shall occur only over supports, and shall not be less than 12 inches
unless the platforms are nailed together or otherwise restrained to prevent
movement.
14. Workers must be provided with safe access to scaffolds and scaffold
platforms. Ladders must be attached or secured to the scaffold and extend
3 feet past the platform. Do not use cross braces as a means of access.
15. Along with protecting workers from falling obj ects above and below
scaffolding, workers on scaffolding more than 10 feet above a lower level
must use fall protection at all times (guardrails, personal fall arrest system,
etc.).
16. Supported
(including
braces, or
materials,
workers.
scaffolds with a height-to-base width ratio of more than 4 to 1
outrigger supports) must be restrained from tipping by ties,
equivalent means. “Equivalent means” refers to other designs,
or methods that provide an equal or greater degree of safety for
17. Poles, legs, posts, frames, and uprights must bear on base plates and
mudsills or a firm foundation. The scaffold structure must be plump and
braced so that it does not sway.
18. Scaffold components manufactured by different manufacturers shall not be
intermixed unless the components fit together without force and the
scaffold’s structural integrity is maintained by the user.
I.
PHYSICAL READINESS
1.
Report to work rested and physically fit to perform your j ob.
2.
Keep your mind on your j ob and your temper under control!
3.
Give your wholehearted support to safety activities.
4.
Do not wear j ewelry (rings, bracelets, neck chains, etc.) while working.
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J. UNAUTHORIZED ACTIONS ON THE JOB.
1.
Any person who reports for work while under the influence of alcohol or
controlled substances will not be permitted to work.
2.
Horseplay, rough housing, practical j okes, or any similar activity is
prohibited.
3.
CPI employees and subcontractor employees must confine their activities
to areas designated by the customer and follow customer’s rules for
restricted activities in conj unction with this list.
4.
Unauthorized use of customer material and/or equipment is prohibited.
5.
Yelling, throwing tools or other potentially dangerous acts out of anxiety,
frustration, or anger are prohibited.
6.
Misuse of tools and equipment, not following safety procedures, failure or
refusal to wear PPE, failure to comply or disregard of previous notice of
unauthorized action.
7.
Proj ect manager shall perform routine inspections of work areas to ensure
compliance with safety rules and address any actions deemed unsafe or
inappropriate with employee performing such activity. Said employee shall
be informed of the rules or procedures violated and instructed on the
proper course of action.
8.
CPI employees and subcontractor employees must respect the
confidentiality of trade secret information.
Process, procedures and
equipment may be unique to the customer so photographs and descriptions
should be approved prior, during, and after estimates, progress of work and
completion of proj ect.
K. HOUSEKEEPING
Good housekeeping prevents accidents. Poor housekeeping causes accidents.
It is the responsibility of every worker on the j ob site to keep their work area
neat, clean and organized. Never rely on others to maintain your work area.
Good housekeeping is especially critical in the following areas: Aisles,
passageways, stairs, floor perimeters, exits, and storage access-ways.
1. Keep tools and working materials in proper containers.
2. Store materials safely and properly.
3. Smoke in designed areas, away from flammables and put cigarette stubs in
butt cans.
4. Keep floor clear of tools, metal shavings, pipe, wood scrap, sawdust, etc.
5. Keep walkways clear. Aisle ways must have at least a 22” wide clearance.
6. Clean up tools and work areas as your j ob progresses. Keep small trash cans
available at your work area.
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7. Keep cords and hoses seven feet overhead or lay them flat outside the
walkways.
8. Keep stairways and ladder access ways clear of debris, cords, and materials.
9. Clean up spills or leaks right away. If a leak appears, find the source.
10. Visqueen curtains and enclosures, vacuum tool attachments, exhaust
scrubbers and filters are j ust some of the methods that should be employed
to reduce or minimize dust and dirt created on a j ob.
11. Keep visqueen and other materials that may blow away from elevated
locations secured. Visqueen has no place in walkways or access ways.
12. Prior to work commencement, each contractor on the j ob site shall
determine the amount of waste to be potentially generated and will be
responsible to control and remove any materials or debris created by the
work performed by their employees.
13. Waste and scrap materials shall be properly stored to minimize potential
for spill or impact to the environment.
14. Subcontractors will be subj ect to a back-charge if someone else is
required to clean up a work site to the customer’s satisfaction.
15. Employees shall be instructed on proper disposal of wastes.
16. All trash, non-hazardous waste and scrap (such as pipe, wood, oily rags,
broken glass, lunch debris, aerosol cans, etc.) must be placed in properly
identified and correct containers.
17. Employees shall be trained in the proper disposal of hazardous materials.
18. Be sure to properly separate waste to reuse and recycle whenever
possible.
L. HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS
1.
CPI will make efforts to discuss possible hazards with the customer(s)
prior to start of the work to determine and identify if hazards exist, take
necessary precautions as related to those identified hazards (such as face
shields, SDS sheets, etc.) and communicate same.
2.
A written hazard program will available at each j obsite with chemical list,
SDS information, and other pertinent information.
3.
Any known hazards shall be discussed prior to the start of each proj ect and
an ongoing list of all chemicals shall be posted at j obsite and updated as
needed.
4.
CPI employees will be provided information and training on hazardous
chemicals in their work area at the time of their initial assignment and as a
new physical or health hazard is introduced into their work area. This
includes instruction on reading all labels for directions and potential
hazardous conditions, PPE requirements, safety and first aid training as
well familiarity with HCS pictograms and hazards.
5.
All containers shall be labeled properly with product identifier and words,
pictures, symbols or combination thereof, which provide information
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regarding the hazards of chemicals as well as contact information for the
chemical manufacturer, importer or responsible party.
6.
SDS sheets will be provided with each j ob sheet and subcontractor PO
when applicable, and once reviewed, placed in the SDS binders of the CPI
vehicles for future reference and made available at each j ob site.
7.
SDS sheets will also be provided to customers when any chemicals or other
hazardous materials are being used in conj unction with work to be
performed by CPI or its subcontractors.
M. INJURIES/INCIDENTS
1.
Be sure that immediate action is taken to furnish proper treatment for all
inj uries, including calling 911 if necessary.
2.
Report all inj uries, no matter how slight, safety related incidents and near
misses that arise to your supervisor immediately.
3.
An accident/incident report should be prepared for all inj uries, identifying
person involved and complete description of occurrence and what measures
have been taken to prevent recurrence, if appropriate.
4.
CPI will then notify the owner’s accountable person immediately of work
related inj uries, fires, chemical spills or environmental issues and shall
submit a preliminary report regarding such incidents or accidents.
5.
Inj uries, illnesses and fatalities must be entered on OSHA 300 Log and
OSHA 301 Incident Report within 7 days of incident occurring. (see
“OSHA” below)
N. FIRST AID
1. A basic First Aid Kit must be furnished by the employer and readily
accessible at a j ob site for inj uries such as minor cuts. First Aid Kits will
also include contents relative to the environment in which they may be
used.
2. Know the location of the First Aid Kit and proper use of its contents.
3. Report to your supervisor if the First Aid Kit is missing, or if any of the
materials are out of stock. First Aid Kits shall be checked weekly to ensure
the availability of adequate supplies.
4. On j ob sites or in areas in which persons may be exposed to inj urious
corrosive materials CPI shall obtain from the owner’s accountable person
the location and operating method of eyewash stations and /or safety
showers for proper flushing of eyes or body.
5. A First Aid Kit is not a substitution or an excuse for obtaining more
substantial and professional care and evaluation.
6. A person with valid certification in first aid shall be available to render
care if medical assistance is not reasonably accessible by time or distance
from the worksite. (Proper training and certification must be obtained from
the American Red Cross or equivalent training, verified by documentary
evidence.)
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7. Each situation is unique and should be assessed prior to moving or treating
inj ured party. Proper equipment shall be available for prompt transport or
to contact necessary ambulance service for transport to the nearest hospital
or medical facility
O. EXPOSURE CONTROL PLAN (Also see PPE)
1. All employees utilize universal precautions.
2. Employees covered by the blood borne pathogen standard and who
may be potentially exposed to blood or other potentially infectious
materials shall receive explanation of this ECP during their initial
training and it will also be reviewed in their annual refresher
training. This plan is available for all employees to review at any
time either by CPI website or this safety manual provided onsite or
in company vehicles.
3. PPE is provided to our employees at no cost to them. Training in the
use of the appropriate PPE for specific tasks or procedures is
provided by the project manager. Records of such training shall be
maintained for no less than three years.
4. All employees using PPE must observe the following precautions:
a. Wash hands immediately or as soon as feasible after removing
gloves or other PPE. If a hand washing station is not readily
available, appropriate antiseptic hand cleanser and towels or
antiseptic towelettes will be available for use.
b. Remove PPE after it becomes contaminated and before leaving
work area.
c. Wear appropriate gloves when it is reasonably anticipated that
there may be hand contact with blood or other potentially
infectious material, and when handling or touching
contaminated items, or surfaces; replace gloves if torn,
punctured or contaminated, or if their ability to function as a
barrier is compromised.
d. Wear appropriate face and eye protection when splashes,
sprays, spatters or droplets of blood or other potentially
infectious materials pose a hazard to the eyes, nose, or mouth.
e. All
equipment
or
surfaces
must
be
cleaned
and
decontaminated after contact with blood or other potentially
infectious materials.
5. The Hepatitis B vaccination series is available at no cost to all
employees with occupational exposure.
6. Due to HIPAA, we do not maintain employee medical records;
however a copy of their employment records are maintained
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including any documented exposures. Such records shall be kept for
the duration of employment plus 30 years.
P. EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN
1.
Make sure that hospital or nearest emergency medical facility, as well
as fire and ambulance service telephone numbers are posted at each j ob
site along with Owner’s security emergency number, if provided.
2.
Maintain a list of emergency information for personnel working at site;
including contact information for Proj ect Manager should employee
have any questions regarding the Emergency Action Plan.
3.
Each employee shall be made aware of the Emergency Action Plan
including emergency exit locations, assembly areas, evacuation routes
and the type of evacuation alarm system utilized in the facility. In the
event of an emergency evacuation, employees are to follow the
directions of the Emergency Response personnel and plant supervisors.
A head count will take place after an evacuation. The identity and last
known locations of anyone not accounted for will be collected and
passed to the official in charge .
4.
Employees will be instructed verbally and/or through review of this
manual upon commencement of work and periodically as the plan is
updated and developed to meet the needs of each j ob site.
5.
If there is an emergency (fire, life threatening incident, etc.) call the
Owner’s security emergency number, if provided. If no emergency
number has been provided, call 911.
Q. FIRE WARNINGS
1.
“No Smoking” signs stand guard near fire dangers.
ALWAYS.
OBEY THEM …
2.
Know locations and use of fire extinguishing equipment, as well as how
to activate the fire alarm.
3.
Clearly label all flammable liquid containers and make sure the
containers are UL approved.
4.
Store oily wiping rags in covered metal containers or dispose of them
safely.
5.
Keep a fire watch with adequate fire extinguishers during and after “hot
work” as j ob location requires.
R. WELDING
1.
An approved welding helmet and appropriate clothing must be worn at
all times during any welding or cutting process.
2.
Closely supervise welding and cutting work, and be sure to remove or
shield nearby combustibles.
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3.
Do not look at welding or cutting operations without wearing proper
eye protection.
4.
Proper welding curtains must be used to shield potential on-lookers
from eye damage and to contain sparks, etc within a controlled area.
5.
Check hoses, fittings and valves for leaks. Keep cylinders upright and
secured. Any damaged or faulty equipment should be properly repaired
or replaced.
S. COMBUSTIBLES
1.
Keep salamanders or other portable heating equipment away from
combustible materials and make certain the area is properly ventilated.
2.
Make sure engines in buildings are away from combustibles and exhaust
is properly ventilated.
3.
Shut off fuel powered equipment while re-fueling.
4.
Store fuel in its proper and undamaged vessel and in a safe location.
T. CONFINED SPACE WORK
1.
Persons doing work in confined space areas should be trained for such
work, including emergency circumstances, etc.
2.
Proper safety equipment, such as respirator and harness, shall be
provided by the sub-contractor doing the work.
3.
A designated “watch” person must be present at all times.
U. LOADS AND LIFTING - BACK INJURY PREVENTION
Back strains and other related muscle strains account for more than half of
all work related inj uries. Unfortunately, many workers learn the proper
method to lift safely after an inj ury. If you still have concerns or questions
regarding back and/or related inj ury prevention, check with your supervisor.
Use material handling equipment as much as possible. This means preplanning and scheduling large equipment such as asking a co-worker to help
you lift something versus lifting it by yourself.
Plan your workstation to limit bending and twisting. Use saw horses and
work tables as much as possible. Use pallet j acks and carts to move heavy
and/or awkward items when feasible.
To summarize, there are methods we can use that can reduce the chance of
back and other related inj uries, increase productivity and save costs of the
j ob.
•
Plan for the best use of material handling equipment.
•
Plan the j ob looking for items that could be pre-fabricated.
•
Have materials delivered as close as possible to the area of
heaviest use.
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•
Train employees the correct method to do the j ob.
•
Take a few minutes and stretch out before work and at other
opportunities, such as periods of time spent waiting for materials
or other workers (waiting for concrete, or other workers to catch
up is opportune time to stretch).
•
For work processes that require repetitive motion or vibration,
consider j ob rotation of employees.
This may also aid in
improvement of overall j ob skills and team building.
•
Regular exercise, eating nutritiously and drinking plenty of water
will also help reduce muscle inj uries.
Implement some of the following resources to help reduce inj uries:
1.
A regular stretching routine. This should take no longer than five
minutes a day and should be done by all personnel on a daily
basis.
2. This basic rules for safe lifting:
o Plan the lift.
o Use a mechanical lifting aid if available.
o Move close to the load.
o Keep your back straight.
o Bend with your knees and lift with your legs.
o Do not lift and twist in the same motion.
o If the load is too heavy, get help.
V. TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
All workers on the j ob site must be trained in the use of tools and equipment
needed to perform their j ob. They should understand the potential hazards
as well as the safety precautions required to prevent those hazards from
occurring.
General Saf ety
1.
Never carry a tool by the cord or hose.
2.
Never yank the cord or the hose to disconnect it from the receptacle.
3.
Keep cords and hoses away from heat, oil, and sharp edges.
4.
Disconnect tools when not in use, before servicing, and when changing
accessories such as blades, bits and cutters.
5.
Keep all observers at a safe distance away from the work area.
6.
Secure work with clamps or a vise, freeing both hands to operate the
tool.
7.
Avoid accidental starting. The worker should not hold a finger on the
switch button while carrying an energized tool.
8.
Maintain all hand and power tools with care. They should be kept
sharp and clean for the best performance. Follow instructions in the
user’s manual for lubricating and changing accessories.
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9.
Be sure to keep good footing and maintain good balance.
10.
Wear the proper apparel. Loose clothing, ties, or j ewelry can become
caught in moving parts.
11.
Remove all damaged portable electric tools from use.
Tag them
‘DEFECTIVE TOOL” or “DO NOT USE” and return them for repair.
12.
Report defective power tools, hand tools or machinery to supervisor.
13.
All pneumatic tools, which shoot nails, rivets, or staples and that
operate at pressure more than 100 pounds per square inch, shall have a
device to keep fasteners from being ej ected unless the muzzle is
pressed against the work surface.
14. All portable grinding tools shall have guards to protect workers not
only from the moving wheel surface but also from flying fragments in
case of breakage.NEVER use tools with split, broken or loose handles.
15.
Use guards on all power tools. Guards shall not be manipulated in such
a way that will compromise the integrity or protection intended and
shall meet ANSI B15.1 requirements.
16. Have tools with burred and mushroomed heads dressed.
tools sharp and carry in a container (not in your pocket).
Keep cutting
17. Know correct use of hand tools before using, and use the right tool for
the j ob.
18. Do not operate service power tools, vehicles and other machinery unless
you are qualified to do so.
19. Wear appropriate safety equipment (i.e., goggles, ear plugs, respirators,
etc.)
20. Do not use electrical power tools or equipment while standing in water.
Keep cords out of puddles and away from any water source.
21. Take care to place cords, leads, hoses, etc. in a manner as to avoid
tripping hazards or getting damaged. Keep them away from oil, heat
and chemicals.
22. Have electrical equipment properly grounded.
grounded receptacles and extension cords.
Also, use 3-wire
23. Make sure cord splices or repairs are electrically/mechanically equal to
that cord’s quality (no substandard patching).
24. All required power tools are to be the responsibility of the
subcontractor and must be used in the designated manner. CPI does not
provide power tools to subcontractors.
25. All tools and equipment brought onsite, owned or rented, shall conform
to OSHA standards and be maintained in safe mechanical working
condition.
26.
When mobile equipment is not in use, it shall be secured to prevent
movement, operation and toppling. This includes rented or leased.
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W. VEHICLE SAFETY
1.
Always be seated when riding authorized vehicles (unless vehicle is
designed for standing).
2.
Do not ride in or on Endloader buckets, Backhoe buckets, etc., or any
other equipment not specifically designed for that purpose.
3.
Do not ride on vehicles or mobile equipment unless specifically
authorized. Do not ride hook, ball rigging or load.
4.
A safety harness must be worn when operating a boom lift.
5.
Do not make phone calls or send texts, emails or other forms of
electronic communication while operating a vehicle or equipment.
6.
Ensure all materials, tools and other items are secure in the bed and on
the rack of the vehicle before starting.
7.
Lock any side boxes to prevent them from accidently opening while the
vehicle is in motion and to prevent theft.
8.
Always do a visual check of your vehicle and trailers for potential
safety issues such as flat tires, tail lights burnt out, damaged safety
chains, etc.
X. EXCAVATIONS & TRENCHING
A trained competent person shall be present at all times on the j ob site
anytime excavation work is in progress or when site employees are working
in an excavation.
1.
A competent person must inspect excavations, adj acent areas and
protective systems daily or after any occurrence, which could affect the
stability of the excavation.
2.
All j ob site employees working in excavations/trenches shall be
protected against cave-ins, except when the excavation is in stable rock
or less than five (5’) feet deep and examination by a competent person
provides no evidence that a cave-in should be expected.
3.
Expose direct buried cables by careful hand excavation prior to
machine excavation.
4.
Safe means of access/egress (stairway, ladder, ramp) for all trenches
greater than 4 feet deep is required.
5.
No one is allowed under the loads of digging equipment or equipment
designed to lift or lower any item.
6.
Excavating equipment must maintain at least 12 feet of clearance from
any overhead-energized electrical power lines.
7.
All j ob site employees exposed to public vehicular traffic are to wear
high visibility warning vests.
8.
Spoil piles, equipment, and materials must be placed at least 2 feet
from the excavation edges.
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9.
A competent person must examine any excavation less than 5 feet to
determine if there is any indication of a potential cave in and the need
for protective system such as sloping or shoring.
10.
All employees in excavations greater than 5 feet must be protected with
either a sloping/benching/stepping system or a support system (trench
box, shields, etc.).
11.
Barricade or cover all excavations until backfilled.
12.
Place excavation spoils far enough away to avoid load strain on walls
and remove surface rocks that may fall in.
13.
Do not permit vehicles too close to edge of cut.
14.
Protect floor and wall openings according to OSHA standards.
Y. UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
1.
J ULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators) is a free
one-call system to locate and identify underground utilities in the State
of Illinois (except the City of Chicago). Call: 1-800-892-0123.
2.
Within the city limits of Chicago, call DIGGER: 1-312-744-7000.
3.
Anytime you plan to dig, whether it’s a small or a large construction
proj ect, you must call 48 hours (not counting weekends and/or
holidays) prior to digging.
4.
Be prepared to give the following information:
a.
Your telephone number, name, address, and fax.
b.
County and
Township.
c.
Location of excavation site, which may include but not be
limited to: address, cross street, lot numbers, etc.; also tier,
range, section and quarter section numbers (if possible) of
excavation site.
d.
The date and time work will begin.
City
or
County
and
unincorporated
area
of
5.
Make note of the dig number issued, as it identifies the specific
location request record you had processed. This record contains all of
the information about your call from start to finish along with the
J ULIE members receiving the request. It is important that you write
this number down and keep it with your records. J ULIE keeps this
information on file for six years.
6.
After the 48-hour advance notice and utilities have been marked, you
may dig. However, you have an obligation to dig in a reasonable and
prudent manner, taking all necessary and required measurements to
avoid damaging underground facilities.
7.
If, somehow, damage is done to an underground facility, immediately
call the specific company involved using the emergency or repair
number listed in the phone book. If in doubt as to whose facility it is,
call J ULIE to inform the utilities in the area that a line has been
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damaged. Once the damaged line has been located, the excavator must
call the utility to report the damage.
8.
If you encounter labeled or colored concrete below grade, this is
usually encasing electrical lines but any concrete below grade could act
as an encasement. DO NOT attempt to break or remove this concrete.
9.
Barricades and signs are to be installed around all openings.
10.
Shoring requirements and confined space requirements are to be
determined prior to any excavation.
Z. HEAVY EQUIPMENT
1.
Only properly trained and certified operators will be allowed to operate
heavy equipment on the j ob site. The proj ect superintendent may
require or verify documentation.
2.
Operators are expected to know their equipment and its limitations.
3.
Operators are expected to stay alert and use extreme caution while
operating any heavy piece of machinery, especially when there are
other workers in the area.
4.
Operators are required to use the 3-point contact rule when mounting or
dismounting equipment.
5.
Before dismounting equipment, all implements are to be lowered to the
ground and the brakes locked.
6.
Riders are not allowed on equipment under any circumstances.
7.
Heavy equipment must be equipped with backup alarms.
8.
All equipment shall be equipped with a horn, distinguishable from
surrounding noise levels. Horn should be used as a warning to others
and when approaching blind corners or going down aisles or through
door openings.
AA. FORKLIFTS/POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS
Only properly trained and certified operators will be allowed to operate
forklifts or powered industrial trucks on the j ob site.
The proj ect
superintendent may require or verify documentation.
1.
Never operate a forklift unless trained and authorized to do so.
2.
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment when operating a
forklift (hardhat, safety glasses, gloves, appropriate work boots).
3.
Keep arms and legs inside the cab of the forklift at all times.
4.
Inspect forklift daily and before each use.
5.
Operate at a safe speed (at posted speed limits when applicable).
6.
Do not exceed the rated capacity of the forklift.
7.
Always drive a loaded forklift with the load on the uphill side.
8.
Watch for overhead structures.
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9.
Never refuel with the engine running.
10. Never let a gasoline/propane/diesel idle in an enclosed area.
11. Watch for pedestrians.
12. Never allow any person to ride in or on the forklift. NO RIDERS!
13. Never leave a forklift running while unattended.
considered to be 25 feet from the truck.
Unattended is
14. Park the forklift carefully. Make sure the forks are on the ground, the
breaks are set, the engine is off, and the keys removed.
BB.
CRANES AND RIGGING
Only trained and qualified operators are allowed to operate cranes on the j ob
site.
1.
The swing radius of the rear of the rotating superstructure of the
crane shall be barricaded in such a manner as to prevent all personnel from
being struck or crushed.
2.
Cranes shall be operated and maintained in good, serviceable and safe
condition. No crane shall be used with cracked or defective components,
which are in anyway unsafe to operate.
3.
Hoisting a load over personnel is prohibited.
4
Tag lines must be used to control loads whenever practical and when
their use does not create a hazard.
5.
A critical-lift plan shall be prepared by the crane operator, lift
supervisor, or rigging supervisor for all critical lifts. A critical lift is
defined as a lift that exceeds 75% capacity of the crane, has unusual safety
considerations, or involves hoisting a personnel basket.
6.
Outriggers shall be fully extended when used and set to remove the
machine weight from the wheels. If outriggers cannot be fully extended, the
lift shall be made within the “on rubber” rating given on the crane’s load
chart.
7.
Adequate distance shall be maintained from all overhead exposed
power lines.
Chains
Only chains specifically designed and tagged for lifting shall be used for
such purposes. A chain shall be stamped with “A” or “#8” noting they are
for lifting material.
Wire Rope Sling Inspection
Wire rope slings must be visually inspected for damage or defects before use
including the sling, all fastenings and attachments.
If ten randomly distributed wires in one lay are broken, or five wires in one
strand of a rope lay are damaged, the sling is not to be used.
Wire Rope Storage and Care
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Wire rope slings should be stored in a well-ventilated, dry building or shed.
Wire rope slings must also be kept lubricated.
Fiber Rope
Fiber slings should be used only on light loads and must not be used on
obj ects that have sharp edges capable of cutting the rope or in applications
where the sling will be exposed to high temperatures, severe abrasion
capacity.
A synthetic web sling must be removed from service if any of the following
defects exist:
•
Acid or caustic burns
•
Melting or charring of any part of the surface
•
Snags, punctures, tears or cuts
•
Broken or worn stitches
•
Wearing of elongation exceeding the amount recommended by the
manufacturer
•
Distortion of fittings
CC. ELECTRICAL
DD.
EE.
1.
Make sure POWER IS TURNED OFF before servicing or installing
electrical fixtures. Shut off at breaker or main disconnect and label or
lock out for safety.
2.
Lock out disconnects to overhead cranes.
3.
Consider all wires “live” until checked and locked out.
4.
Do not make electrical repairs or installations unless you are qualified
to do so. Do not use metal ladders near high-powered electricity.
PROCEDURES
1.
Follow the rules of the company you are working at. If you do not, you
will be asked to leave.
2.
Have consideration for the people who work there.
your areas clean. Keep noise down to a minimum.
3.
Your actions and appearance directly reflect back to you, the company
you work for, and Construction Partners, Inc. Make and leave a
GOOD impression.
Keep and leave
OSHA, AGENCY & CODE COMPLIANCE
1.
All subcontractors must comply with all state, local and public safety
codes, laws, ordinances or regulations including, but not limited to the
most current applicable regulations of the Occupational Safety and
Health Act (OSHA 29 CFR 1910 & 1926)
2.
Records shall be kept of all fatalities, inj uries and illnesses that are
work related. OSHA 300 Log; OSHA 300A Summary; corresponding
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OSHA Form 301, if applicable; and privacy case list, if applicable,
shall be retained for 5 years.
3.
FF.
The OSHA 300A summary shall be verified as complete and accurate by
CPI’s president and/or vice president. Such summary shall be posted
and made accessible to employees from February 1 s t through April 30 t h .
SHORT SERVICE EMPLOYEES (SSE)
1.
Prior to beginning work on site, CPI will notify the owner’s
representative if there is a Short Service Employee on their crew. SSEs
will not work alone and there will be no more than one SSE per crew of
five or less.
2.
SSEs will be uniquely identified, i.e., colored hard hat, etc., and such
identification shall be communicated to the owner’s representative.
3.
SSEs, those employees with less than six months in their current role,
shall be mentored by an experienced/knowledgeable employee. Once
they demonstrate competence with HSE, health and safety policies and
procedures, the SSE identifier will be removed.
4.
Subcontractors will be held to the same requirements regarding their
crew.
GG. SUBCONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT
1.
All subcontractors are required to read and adhere to CPI’s safety
procedures and are instructed to follow instructions at each job site
particular to that customer.
2.
Subcontractors will be included in pre-job meetings and are
required to attend job safety meetings provided by CPI and/or the
customer at the commencement of a project as well as throughout
the project.
3.
Each subcontractor shall perform frequent and regular safety
inspections of their work area(s) by a competent person.
Subcontractor supervisors shall take immediate action to correct
violations, unsafe practices and unsafe conditions.
4.
All subcontractors are required to submit their safety programs as
well as any documents which support their safety metrics which
include but are not limited to EMR, OSHA 300A summary, etc.
Such documents will be used in part as pre-qualification for work.
5.
Safety performance reviews will be conducted at the conclusion of
the job.
HH. PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT (PSM)
CPI adheres to a Process Safety Management plan in order to prevent or
reduce the consequences of catastrophic release of toxic, reactive,
flammable, or explosive chemicals in various work places and
industries.
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1.
CPI shall inform its employees and subcontractors of the potential
hazards of fire, explosion or toxic release, etc., as related to their
job and instruct them in the work practices necessary to perform
their work in a safe manner. Record of such training shall be
maintained by CPI. All employees will also be made aware of the
applicable provisions of the emergency plan. (See page 16 for
Emergency Plan reference).
2.
CPI employees and subcontractors shall follow safe work practices
during all operations including lockout/tagout and confided space
work. A hot work permit documenting that the fire protection and
prevention requirements have been implemented shall be obtained
from the facility prior to hot work operations beginning.
3.
CPI will advise its customer of any hazards found as work
progresses or unique hazards presented by its work.
4.
All accidents, injuries, or near misses shall be immediately
reported. An incident investigation shall be initiated within 48
hours. Resolutions and corrective actions shall be documented and
maintained by CPI for 5 years. (Also see page 14 Injuries/Incidents)
5.
Subcontractors and CPI employees shall always respect the
confidentiality of its customers and any trade secret information
released to them.
.
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CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, IN C.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
II. INSURANCE
Subcontractor
insurance.
shall
provide
documented
proof
of
the
following
INSURANCE SPECIFICATIONS
It sh o u ld b e n o t ed t h at t h ese are m in im u m lim its o f co verag e. Sh o u ld b id d in g
d o cu m en t s req u ire h ig h er lim its, th ey will take p reced en ce.
Gen eral L iab ilit y
Gener al Aggr egate Lim it
( other than Pr oducts - Completed Operations)
Pr oducts- Com pleted Operations Aggregate Limit
Per sonal and Adver tising Injury Limit
Each Occur r ence Lim it
F ir e Dam age Lim it
M edical Expense Lim it
Wo rkers’ Co m p en sat io n
Bodily Injur y by Accident
Bodily Injur y by Disease
Bodily Injur y by Disease
Au t o m o b ile L iab ilit y
Um b rella o r Excess L iab ility
$2,000,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$
50,000
$
5,000
Statutory Employe rs Liability Limits
$ 500,000 Each Accident
$ 500,000 Policy Limit
$ 500,000 Each Employee
$1,000,000 Combined Single Limit
$1,000,000 Each Occurrence
$1,000,000 Aggregate
1.
Subcontractor shall have and provide documented proof of coverage.
Certificates of Insurance showing compliance with these limits and
naming Construction Partners, Inc. as an additional insured
according to description listed below, and evidencing any selfinsured retention amounts or deductibles shall be furnished by the
subcontractor prior to the commencement of work. The certificates
shall provide that the policies will not be canceled or altered
without at least thirty (30) days prior written notice to Construction
Partners, Inc.
2.
The following Description of Operations Endorsement clause is
required on all Certificates of Insurance:
“ I T I S A G R E E D TH A T C O N S TR U C TI O N P A R TN E R S , I N C . I S A D D E D A S
P R I MA R Y/ N O N - C O N TR I B U TO R Y A D D I TI O N A L I N S U R E D I F R E Q U I R E D B Y TH E
A B O V E G E N E R A L L I A B I L I TY P O L I C Y A S R E : A L L W O R K P E R F O R ME D B Y TH E
A B O V E N A ME D I N S U R E D F O R C O N S TR U C TI O N P A R TN E R S , I N C . * W A I V E R S O F
S U B R O G A TI O N A P P L I E S TO A B O V E G / L A N D W O R K E R S C O MP E N S A TI O N I N
F A V O R O F C O N S TR U C TI O N P A R TN E R S , I N C . A L S O C O N S TR U C TI O N P A R TN E R S ,
I N C . I S A F F O R D E D C O MP L E TE D O P E R A TI O N S C O V E R A G E . ”
3. If required by j ob contract, subcontractor shall name owner of j ob
site location as additional insured with the same requirements as
stated in above paragraph.
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CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, IN C.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
JJ. NOT AN EMPLOYEE
The parties hereto acknowledge that subcontractor is retained by
CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC. as an independent contractor for the
sole purpose of providing services as set out in the subcontractor’s
proposal and/or CPI’s Subcontract Purchase Order. Subcontractor is not,
and shall not be deemed to be, nor shall subcontractor hold himself out
to be an employee or agent of CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC.
Rather, subcontractor is an independent contractor, having no authority
to bind CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC. in any way or to sign any
Agreements on behalf of CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC.
NOTE TO ALL SUBCONTRACTORS
As a subcontractor for CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC., you are
responsible for the actions, lack of action, and consequences thereof, of
all employees, independent contractors and/or subcontractors working
under your supervision and in your service. All of the aforementioned
are equally responsible to follow this Safety Program and General Rules
as a minimum and maintain and provide proof of required insurance.
Failure to do so can lead to termination of any subcontractor agreement
with CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC., at any time.
A copy of this safety manual will be available on our website,
www.cpichicago.com, posted on all j obsites or in all CPI vehicles and
accessible by asking any Construction Partners employee, supervisor or
owner. You can also request a copy by emailing us at
[email protected] and we will forward one to you. Understand that it
is not all inclusive and if questions or discrepancies arise, please refer to
the latest OSHA guidelines or other prevailing regulatory organization.
As mentioned in the introduction, this manual cannot cover all areas of safety.
It is merely a reminder to j og one’s thinking to practice safe work habits and
use common sense for EVERYONE’s safety.
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CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, IN C.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
ACKNOWLEDGMENT
This is to acknowledge that I (we) have this day received a copy of the
“Subcontractor General Conditions” and/or “Safety Program and General
Rules” of Construction Partners, Inc. and I (we) agree to read its contents and
become familiar with the policies and procedures that are described within.
CHECK THE APPLICABLE BOX BELOW


As an employee of Construction Partners, Inc. I understand that in
accepting employment with Construction Partners, Inc., I am expected to
abide by these safety rules and regulations as well as any additional
safety rules, which may be communicated to me.
As a subcontractor of Construction Partners, Inc. I (we) understand that I
(we) am (are) expected to make myself (ourselves) and all of my (our)
current and future employees aware of the Safety Policies of
Construction Partners, Inc. and am (are) willing to do so.
If I (we) have questions regarding the content or interpretation of this manual, I
(we) will bring them to the attention of the president of Construction Partners,
Inc.
EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
PRINT EMPLOYEE NAME:
EMPLOYEE SIGNATURE:
DATE:
~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~
SUBCONTRACTOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
SUBCONTRACTOR:
This manual is accepted by:
NAME AND TITLE:
SIGNATURE:
DATE:
Please complete this page and retain for your records.
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CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, IN C.
SAFETY PROGRAM AND GENERAL RULES
ACKNOWLEDGMENT
This is to acknowledge that I (we) have this day received a copy of the
“Subcontractor General Conditions” and/or “Safety Program and General
Rules” of Construction Partners, Inc. and I (we) agree to read its contents and
become familiar with the policies and procedures that are described within.
CHECK THE APPLICABLE BOX BELOW


As an employee of Construction Partners, Inc. I understand that in
accepting employment with Construction Partners, Inc., I am expected to
abide by these safety rules and regulations as well as any additional
safety rules, which may be communicated to me.
As a subcontractor of Construction Partners, Inc. I (we) understand that I
(we) am (are) expected to make myself (ourselves) and all of my (our)
current and future employees aware of the Safety Policies of
Construction Partners, Inc. and am (are) willing to do so.
If I (we) have questions regarding the content or interpretation of this manual, I
(we) will bring them to the attention of the president of Construction Partners,
Inc.
EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
PRINT EMPLOYEE NAME:
EMPLOYEE SIGNATURE:
DATE:
~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~
SUBCONTRACTOR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
SUBCONTRACTOR:
This manual is accepted by:
NAME AND TITLE:
SIGNATURE:
DATE:
P lea se co mp lete th is p a g e a n d retu rn to :
CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS, INC
8910 W. 47 t h Street
Brookf ield, IL 60513
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