ES&H Manual



3410 Appendix T1

Division 1 Specification Section 013529 Safety and Health Requirements





Jefferson Lab considers no activity to be so urgent or important that we will compromise our standards for environmental protection, safety, or health (ES&H)


1.0            References

The publications listed below form a part of this specification to the extent referenced:

·         29 CFR 1926, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

·         29 CFR 1904, Record Keeping Guidelines for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

·         10 CFR 851, Department of Energy Worker Safety and Health Program

·         10 CFR 835, Occupational Radiation Protection

·         NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2004)

·         JSA/Jefferson Lab (Jefferson Lab) ES&H Manual. This document is available electronically through Jefferson Lab’s www homepage at http://www.Jefferson Lab.org/ehs/ehsmanual/index.html.

·         10 CFR 708, Department of Energy Contractor Employee Protection Program

·         American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), “Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices” (2005)


2.0            Definitions

·         Competent Person – Capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

·         Construction – Combination of erection, installation, assembly, demolition, or fabrication activities involved to create a new facility or to alter, add to, rehabilitate, dismantle, or remove an existing facility. It also includes the alteration and repair (including dredging, excavating, and painting) of buildings, structures, or other real property, as well as any construction, demolition, and excavation activities conducted as part of environmental restoration or remediation efforts.

·         Construction Worksite – Area within the limits necessary to perform the work described in this subcontract.

·         Imminent Danger – A hazard which, if allowed to persist, is quite likely to cause an accident that will result in death, serious injury, significant property damage, or environmental impairment.

·         Qualified Person – One who, by possession of a recognized degree, certification, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated his/her ability to solve or resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work, or the project.

·         Qualified Person for Electrical Work – One who has the skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of the electrical equipment and installations and has received safety training to recognize and avoid the hazards involved. 

·         Safety Plan – Official, binding document prepared by a subcontractor, bearing the signature of a responsible manager of the subcontracting company that defines the safety and health practices and responsibilities necessary to conduct operations on Jefferson Lab property in a safe manner. 

·         Safety Program – Company policies and procedures to ensure operations comply with applicable safety and occupational health laws and regulations and to protect the safety and health of employees and members of the public.

·         Stop-Work Order – A definitive statement made openly to another individual that an imminent danger situation exists and thus all related work must stop immediately.

·         Subcontracting Officer’s Technical Representative (SOTR) – The individual or firm responsible to JSA, for the supervision and administration of the construction project to ensure the construction contractor’s compliance with technical specifications, ES&H requirements, and serves as the primary liaison between the subcontractor and Jefferson Lab. Any reference to SOTR within this subcontract shall be interpreted as the Construction Manager in 10 CFR 851. 


3.0            Submittals

·         Safety Plan

·         Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA)

·         Initial and Annual Certification of Subcontractor provided Training

·         Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

·         Tabulation of On-site Work Hours

·         Incident Investigation Reports

·         Lift Plans


4.0            General Requirements

The most current version of the Division 1 Master Specifications (013529 SafetyHealth May 2015) can be found at this location:  M:\facilities\Master Documents\Specifications\Div 1 Guide Specs – Current

5.0            Revision Summary

Revision 3.0 – 03/23/16 – Periodic Review; formerly titled ‘Mitigation Requirements for Hazard Issues relating to Equipment and Material Procurements’; revised to clarify responsibilities and align with 10CFR851  

Revision 2.1 – 07/18/11 – Updated TPOC from J.Kelly to B.May per M.Logue

Revision 2.0 – 01/28/10 – Edited to address responsibility of requisitioners and SOTRs to review ES&H Manual Chapter 2410 Appendix T1 Hazard Issues List and associated documents to ensure Jefferson Lab safety requirements are addressed for material and subcontractor procurements.

Revision 1.0 – 03/10/09 – Re-write of document to reflect current laboratory operations











ESH&Q Division

Bob May





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