The General Contractor is responsible for health and sanitation on this project.
Housekeeping practices are reflective of the site health and sanitation program
The General Contractor shall be responsible for providing the work site with adequate potable water and disposable cups for the purpose of employee hydration.
The General Contractor shall provide the appropriate sanitary cans for restroom facilities, unless otherwise negotiated with the owner.
All restroom facilities including sanitary cans shall have, as a minimum alcohol-based hand cleaners and disposable toilet paper and towels.
Health Hazards – Construction Sites
The following health related hazards have been, or are believed to be on site;
It is the responsibility of the General Contractor to perform a risk assessment of the project, make appropriate notifications of the identified conditions and hazards, properly train the affected employees and take the appropriate measures to best protect the health and well-being of the personnel on site.
In order to eliminate the hazards referenced above, the General Contractor should choose one or more of the remediation protocols, identified here-in. Best management practices include, but are not limited to;
(29 CFR 1926.1101)
Based on information available, it has been determined that this site has;
Possibility of Asbestos
Asbestos may be found in the following locations on this project;
For additional information or regulatory requirements on Asbestos Regulations, see http://www.mass.gov/dos/asbestos/index.htm.
(29 CFR 1926.62)
Lead contaminated materials, including glazed blocks and tiles, paints, plumbing and stains may be present on site.
The following materials has tested positive for lead on this project;
Lead containing materials shall be properly removed and disposed of using lead safe work practices.
Lead contaminated wastes shall not be discarded into a construction dumpster, as the level of lead may exceed a TCLP (Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure) test, rendering the dumpster contaminated and unable to be disposed of, except at an approved lead landfill, with appropriate documentation.
The General Contractor, with the permission of the owner or owner's representative, is responsible for the safe removal and disposal of all lead containing materials.
For this project, the contact person for lead safe work practices and disposal requirements is;
Owner / Company
For additional information on Lead Paint Regulations, go to http://www.mass.gov/dos/lead
The General Contractor is responsible for a site risk assessment as it pertains to health hazards on the construction site. The risk assessment is performed to limit the potential of, or exposure to health related issues that could adversely affect personnel on site. The General Contractor should, when necessary, contact an environmental and/or health and safety specialist for health risks that are non-routine or unfamiliar to the contractor(s). The General Contractor should take the following into consideration when performing the required risk assessment;
Prevent the introduction of problematic chemicals or material on the job site.
Were the following potential problems taken into consideration?
Spray-on fire-proofing and filters
Welding and cutting
Carbon monoxide from handling and heating equipment
Acids, liquid droplets and oil
Temperature and Humidity
Vapors (solvents, sealers, stains and water-proofing)
Substitute chemicals and materials that are considered hazardous with less hazardous materials or processes