SHU New Hockey Arena
Consigli Project # 2517
Emergency Response Plan
ALL EMERGENCIES SHOULD BE REPORTED BY CALLING -9-1-1
This Emergency Response Plan (E.R.P.) is specifically developed for Consigli Construction work associated with this project.
The construction site is located at 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT. The location for the project field office is currently at the Project jobsite (notifications of any changes will be provided). When determined, the field office will become the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
The following situations are considered emergency response actions and should be handled in accordance with the procedures outlined in this plan.
- Serious Injury/Fatalities
- Structural Damage/Collapse
- Weather or Geological Event
- Environmental Incident
- Traffic Disruption
- Utility Damage
- Illegal Activity
- Labor Problems
- Bomb Threats/Military Ordinance Unearthing
- Acts of Terrorism
When reporting an emergency, please provide the following:
- Your location, phone number, and name;
- The location of the incident (building name, floor and room number);
- Nature and extent of the incident (injury, accident, spill, smoke/fire, damage, etc.);
- The safest route to the incident.
Crisis Response Protocol:
- Attend to the injured
- Immediately contact Dan Della-Giustina (508)686-6008
- Immediately contact the Regional Safety Manager Edwin Robinson (845)518-4897
- Post person at front gate, only allow access to emergency responders
- Record names/addresses of witnesses
- Do not allow media on site
- Refer all media inquiries to home office (See Consigli “Crisis Response Cards”)
A Consigli designated individual shall wait at the job site entrance to escort Emergency Services personnel as they arrive.
The following is a list of the Chain of Command/Call Hierarchy on the project for establishing lines of succession during communication involving all emergencies.
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Emergency Contact Names and Numbers
First call: 911 Fire or police
CCC Superintendent: Wally Saad (860)235-6681
CCC PM: Corey Shearer (774)462-1264
CCC Gen. Superintendent: Ed Oloff (774)573-0411
CCC Sr. PM: Josh Sylvester (860)239-0253
Corporate Safety: Bryan Kingsbury (508)808-9359
Regional Safety Manager: Edwin Robinson (845)518-4897
Sacred Heart University
Executive Director of University Construction
Marc Izzo (203)610-7151
SHU Public Safety Non-Emergency (203)371-7995
Haley & Aldrich
PM VP: Chris Harriman, LEP (860)989-9439
Fairfield Police Department: Non-Emergency (203)254-4800
Fairfield Fire Department: Non-Emergency (203)254-4748
Fairfield DPW: (203)256-3177
CCC Assistant PM: Tim Turner (860)306-2780
CCC Project Engineer: Brian Santoro (860)462-7381
CCC M/E/P Manager: Sam Willoughby (860)385-0706
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In case of emergency a Consigli representative will be dispatched to the Main entrance of the building/site to meet the responding Emergency Personnel and advise the individual in charge of the location of any chemicals or hazardous substances that may be present on any of the floors. SDS sheets will be readily available if needed by the Fire Dept.
In the event of a serious injury requiring the assistance of Fairfield EMS the injured worker will be kept as comfortable as possible. Emergency first aid if necessary will be administered. Under no circumstances will the injured person be moved unless the worker’s life is in danger because of fire or calamity. A worker will be assigned to meet the medical personnel at the above location to direct them to the location of incident.
In the event an evacuation is required all personnel at this job site will assemble next to the to the Consigli Office Trailer located to the Northeast of the new buildings (see below). The foreman for each company will meet at that location and take a head count of their staff and report to Consigli Superintendent. If for some reason a worker is unaccounted for, the fire department will be notified of the last location where the worker was observed.
Directions to Concentra Medical Center ph.
Concentra Health Clinic Non-Emergency
Directions to Saint Vincent’s Medical Center
Saint Vincent’s Medical Center Non-Emergency
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Site Safety Plan
PROJECT BACKGROUND: This project has a start date of April 2021 and has a substantial completion date of November 2022. Project hours will be between 7:00am and 3:30pm Monday through Friday unless otherwise approved by Consigli Construction. This project once completed in 2022, will feature several amenities for students and guests, including a pro shop, beer gardens, food venues, suites, meeting rooms and offices. The new arena will also serve as a classroom for SHU students studying in the areas of sports communication & media, sport management, hospitality and others. The building will have glass curtain wall exterior façade. Typical MEP/FP installations will be installed and connected to the existing buildings. Exterior landscaping and hardscape will complete the project and the approach to the entrance. Given the occupied status of the East Building, separation and public protection will be addressed with site logistics and temporary walkways and site fence.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Site-Specific Safety and Health Program is to illustrate Consigli’s approach to identifying project specific hazards and controls and how said risk is managed through a comprehensive Safety and Health Program.
S.A.F.E.: STAYING ACCIDENT FREE EVERY DAY is the Safety Mission that forms the very foundation of the Consigli Safety Culture. The S.A.F.E. mission, which is supported by technology, (Predictive Solutions internal auditing instrument which identifies and defines leading indicator related information); Leadership (Empowering our team members to assure safe projects); Humanization (Protect the ones you love by protecting yourself); Jobsite Gym (Morning warm-ups, stretch and flex); Training (Integrating sub-contractors into the Consigli Safety Culture); and Lean (nothing hit the ground), is the driving force behind Consigli’ s drive to our vision – ZERO. ZERO is the philosophy that all accidents are preventable and that no accident is acceptable. The S.A.F.E. mission is the guiding force to achieving the Consigli Safety Vision which is ZERO.
Identify the specific route in and out of the construction site (Traffic Management): All contractors will be responsible checking in through the “Gatehouse”. Contractors are also responsible for adhering to City of Fairfield restrictions and regulations regarding driving, parking and delivering materials. Pedestrians will always be given the right of way. The attached proposed construction logistic plan is designed to minimize construction activity to the surrounding campus buildings and while providing safe access for pedestrians and vehicles during normal day to day activities and / or emergencies at the SHU Hockey Arena project. All scheduled deliveries must be scheduled with Consigli’s project superintendent who shall upon approval of deliveries will direct such deliveries to the three designated Gates outlined as follows;
- Gate A – East side of project building site will be mainly utilized as main Construction
Access and Egress.
- Gate B – Northeast of site will be mainly designated for site excavated materials staging.
- Gate C – Southeast side of site of project. Will be mainly designated for deliveries and heavy site equipment.
Precast “Tire Wash Racks” will be installed on all gates to ensure excessive tire pickup shall be minimized during daily heavy construction traffic operations.
WORKING SAFELY WITH COVID 19
- Employees experiencing any symptoms (runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat and/or fever) shall stay home and contact your Supervisor. Supervisors should immediately communicate any individuals reporting symptoms to the Consigli Superintendent.
- Any employee that has had contact with someone that has a presumed positive for COVID-19 or someone awaiting testing COVID-19 should stay home and contact their supervisor. Supervisors should immediately communicate any individuals reporting potential contact to the Consigli Superintendent.
- Any individuals that have traveled outside of the United States should stay home and contact their supervisor. Supervisors should immediately communicate individuals reporting foreign travel to the Consigli Superintendent to discuss authorization to work on site.
** This Screening Protocol will be, maintaining proper 6’ spacing, with everyone on site at the start of every shift. **
The following GUIDELINES need to be followed
- Consigli Project Team shall communicate with our customer to confirm we are in compliance with all facility work rules.
- All subcontractor’s Project Managers, Assistant PM’s, Safety Officers, etc. should work remotely.
- Any site visits by non-essential personnel should be discussed with the Consigli project team.
- All meetings will be done via Skype or conference calls.
- All vendors and delivery drivers are prohibited from entering the site. When deliveries arrive near the site, contact the Consigli Superintendent for direction.
- Avoid cafeterias and high activity areas.
- When possible eat outside or in isolated area.
- As much as possible avoid intermingling with other crews or groups
- Prohibit all food and drink inside the work areas
- Any lunch rooms within the work areas should be closed
- Wash or sanitize hands frequently
- Always before and after any lunch period or break time
- Maintain social distancing when practical
- Preferably maintain at least 6’ between yourself and others
- If working with a partner is required assure proper hygiene practices are followed
- Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, such as tools, keyboards, light switches and tables at least twice per day. Most household cleaners, such as bleach wipes or alcohol, will kill the virus.
- Utilize proper etiquette when coughing or sneezing
- Discontinue the use of community water, coffee, or food
DESIGNATED WORK HOURS (ANY WORK OUTSIDE THESE HOURS MUST HAVE PRIOR CCC APPROVAL): All work shall take place during business hours, Monday – Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm, any work which may need to take place outside of these hours will need to be approved by the CCC Superintendent.
JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS (JSA): A JSA depending on level of hazard shall be conducted for each identifiable feature of work to be performed. The JSA shall be submitted to Consigli superintendent/supervisor. JSA shall be reviewed weekly, signed by all workers including their supervisor, with all involved personnel performing that task.
POST INCIDENT REVIEW: Any incident that results in a recordable injury will require a post incident review. The worker who was injured along with their foreman/Safety Personnel/PM/Sup/etc… will need to fill out Appendix N (post incident review form) and attend this meeting. At this meeting they will re-emphasize their commitment to safety, determine chronology of events, identify contributing factors, identify root cause, provide improvement plan to prevent reoccurrence and discuss disciplinary actions taken (if any). Findings from this meeting will be shared/disseminated with all contractors on site to prevent reoccurrence.
MINIMUM PPE REQUIREMENTS Project Superintendents shall be responsible for assuring that all workers on the SHU project comply with the Personal Protective Equipment requirements. The Site Safety Manager will periodically audit for field compliance. The Minimum Personal Protective Equipment requirements are as follows:
- All workers will be thoroughly indoctrinated by their respective employer and trained in the proper use of required protective equipment. Defective or unacceptable PPE will be removed immediately from service
- The SHU project shall be a Mandatory Hard Hat Job.
- All workers will require 100% eye protection. All overhead work will require the use of either a face shield or pair of goggles in conjunction with safety glasses.
- All workers manually manipulating materials are required to wear gloves that are appropriate to the material manipulating task. Exceptions include lunch, restroom breaks, and office work. In addition to utilizing gloves, the subcontractor employer shall be responsible for training workers into proper use and limitations of the gloves utilized.
- Subcontractors JSA’s need to document hand and finger hazards, and glove selection and use for protecting against said hazard.
- Employees shall be provided with face protection equipment when power tools, machines or operations present potential eye or face injury from physical, chemical, or radiation agents.
- Hearing protection against the effects of noise exposure shall be worn when sound levels exceed 85 dba. Each subcontractor supervisor shall make available at all times, the proper hearing protection for each worker.
- Respirators/nuisance masks, when needed for sweeping or other dusty conditions are to be provided by each subcontractor supervisor under the OHSA regulation 1910.134 for voluntary use only.
- Impermeable rubber or any impenetrable protection shall be worn to prevent skin contact with any acid, chemical, creosote, coal tar, fuel oil or concrete. This is especially true for Concrete workers and masons.
- 100% High visibility vests shall be worn by workers at all times.
- Metatarsal guards will be used by workers handling pneumatic tools, pipe, stone, timber and plate vibrators.
- Non-skid soles will be worn on safety shoes.
- Long pants are required at all times while on site. They shall be appropriate to the task being performed. Examples of acceptable pants include denim jeans, khakis, twill pants, or work pants. Examples of unacceptable pants include, but are not limited to sweat pants, nylon jogging/wind pants, pajama pants, flannel pants, etc.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: Personnel protective equipment for visitors shall include hard hats, high visibility vest and safety glasses as required.
PPE Training: Necessity, use, limitations, care and maintenance of all provided PPE by a subcontractor supervisor will be conducted upon issue. Said training is to be documented as part of the subcontractor’s toolbox talk meeting process. Retraining of employees by the subcontractor supervisor shall be conducted anytime site conditions change, PPE requirements change, or employee demonstrates improper use or lack of knowledge.
Personal protective equipment, which has been changed in any manner so as to reduce its effectiveness, shall be repossessed, repaired or destroyed. Personal protective equipment worn or used previously by a worker shall not be issued to another employee until the article has been cleaned and sterilized.
DEMOLITION: Select demolition expected to connect the East Building. Prior to the start of any demo operations, the contractor preforming demo will confirm that all utilities leading into the area have been made safe. The electrician will disconnect and lock out all electrical, the plumber will do the same with any plumbing lines, and the HVAC subcontractor will do the same on the HVAC piping and duct work. Lock out tag out will be reviewed during the pre-construction safety meetings to assure disconnect and responsibility for protection of existing utilities is safe for any construction activities to commence. In spaces where some electrical or mechanical must remain live, a color-coding system will be utilized for easy identification of live utilities that must stay active and utilities that must be removed. Any and all utilities spray painted Red are not to be touched and need to be protected during all operations. Utilities spray painted Green are to be removed as part of the selective demolition process only after lock-out/tag-out has been confirmed and utilities tested. If any utilities are unmarked, they shall be considered live. The demo contractor will be responsible for completing CCC demo checklist prior to the start of any work in their target areas
EXCAVATIONS: Excavation work will incorporate some extremely deep excavations for installation of new underground infrastructure.
- Excavations 20’ or greater shall be identified in advance and have engineering approval for the means and methods of providing proper excavation protection for all workers scheduled to perform work within.
- All excavation work 5’ or greater will require planning and protection by the site subcontractor’s competent person and access protection to excavation when excavation cut is 4’ or greater.
- Erosion control will be required that will include existing tree protection, existing grounds repair following construction and street sweeping of earth materials displaced outside the work area for the duration of the project.
- Although most of the excavation work will take place within the SHU project designated site area, additional roadway work outside the project site is expected. Consigli’s site superintendent shall coordinate and manage all roadway and site tie-in infrastructures outside the project designated site area. All work performed within right away of campus main roadways shall be performed in accordance with all SHU campus and Connecticut roadway work permit requirements. Work outside of the project site will require a preconstruction pre-planning meeting specific to the work performed and shall be coordinated no less than one week prior to the performance of such work.
- All required permitting will be obtained before any excavating is to begin.
- Tabulated data/engineering for shoring and shielding systems will be obtained and available on site at all times when in use.
- All excavations will be inspected by a competent person on a daily basis. Written excavation inspections will be done if the excavation exceeds 5’.
- Dig Safe Notification – dig safe number (If needed) will be obtained and posted in the site office.
- Copies of shoring engineering and tabulated data sheets for all trench boxes or other shoring/shielding systems brought on site will be provided to Consigli and be kept in construction office.
- Designated flagman will be utilized during all work that directly or may indirectly affect the public.
** Please review chapter 19 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
All work over 6 feet will require some form of fall protection in accordance with CCC fall protection policy. Exterior fall protection for all roof work and floors is to be determined but it is critically important that all elevated work by any subcontractor contracted by Consigli Construction have a written Fall Protection Plan, reviewed by the Regional Safety Manager prior to the onset of work. At a minimum the following shall apply;
- Holes greater than 2” will be covered with acceptable material (3/4” plywood or ½” steel) which will be secured and marked cover or hole (cover must be able to withstand four times the intended load). Covers will stay in place until the hole/penetration has been filled.
- Before any work is to begin on the roof, it must be determined what method of fall protection will be implemented. Whenever roofers and any other trade are on the same roof then the flagging must be pulled in to the maximum 15’ distance. Roof work fall protection will require a rail system and flagging. NOTE: At no time will roofers be able to work without positive fall protection.
- Guardrails (Cable, wood or acceptable materials) shall be installed as fall hazards of 6’ or greater are created during all phased work processes. All guardrails systems shall be capable of withstanding downward/outward force of 200 lbs. and shall be maintained in such fashion throughout all phases of construction or until the fall hazard has been eliminated through design or equivalent protection.
- Toe boards are required to be installed any time in which there is a risk for materials to be knocked off an edge, or material will need to be kept and secured a minimum of 6’ from the roof edge. In addition, any materials that may be blown off the roof shall be secured/weighted down.
- All Fall Protection Plans shall be drafted by a competent person and shall include all fall protection systems available to ensure the proper form of fall protection is available at the time of work.
- All written fall protection plans shall be developed to include fall rescue procedures and identification of competent rescue supervisor. The fall rescue plan will require periodic review to align with the changes of construction operations.
** Please review chapter 13 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
WORK ON LADDERS: All work on step ladders/straight ladders will be performed correctly per manufacturer’s recommendations and meet at a minimum the following;
- All subcontractors must first assess working conditions and incorporate use of scissor lifts or approved scaffold systems prior to utilizing ladders.
- Any worker who is on a step/straight ladder and could be exposed to a fall greater than the height of their work on the ladder will be required to tie off with manufactured approved personal fall arrest systems.
- Step ladders will not be used as a form of access/egress to or from a walking /working level.
- All straight ladders will be tied off when installed for use.
- Only ladders with a rating Type 1A or 1AA will be allowed on the project.
- Basic ladder safety must always be adhered to and it is recommended that each subcontractor have as their first tool box talk – “ladder safety”.
- Extension ladders are to be utilized as access/egress systems only and shall not be utilized to perform work.
SCAFFOLD/ELEVATED WORK PLATFORMS: (CONSIGLI PROGRAM APPENDIX EE – SCAFFOLD CHECKLIST)
Scaffold systems may be utilized on this project but with most exterior work done out of aerial lifts or possibly some swing staging if necessary. If scaffolding is used;
- It will be inspected daily, before each shift by a competent person designated by each individual contractor using it.
- The inspections will be documented on Inspection tags located at the access point to each scaffold.
- A scaffold checklist will be provided by CCC to the subcontractors’ designated persons to aid them with their inspection.
- Any Hydro-Mobile systems used on SHU will require pre-construction safety meeting and subcontractor installing system provided Chapter 15 (Hydro-Mobile Requirements) of CCC’s Safety and Health Program.
AERIAL/SCISSOR LIFTS:(CONSIGLI PROGRAM APPENDIX HH – SCISSOR LIFT INSPECTION FORM, APPENDIX JJ – AERIAL LIFT INSPECTION FORM)
Aerial and Scissor lifts used on the SHU project will require consistent monitoring of construction operations to ensure workers operate such elevated platforms under the safest site conditions. This will include at a minimum the following;
- Area and ground conditions in the intended work area will be inspected for overhead power lines, sink holes, covers, or any other unsafe conditions.
- Aerial and scissor lift platforms, if utilized, will be inspected daily before each shift by a competent person designated by each individual contractor utilizing them.
- All contractors who will be performing work from an aerial lift will show documented proof of training for each worker using said lifts.
- If necessary, steel plates, or equivalent, will be placed on the ground above known underground structures if lifts will be operating on them.Workers will be tied off at all times when using an aerial lift.
- Required fall arrest systems for the type of work platform lift utilized is supplied and used by each worker operating or using lift. Fall arrest equipment required shall be supplied by the subcontractor employer.
- Elevated platforms shall be used as per the manufacture’s recommendations. All operators’ manuals shall be kept with each piece of equipment utilized.
- All manufacturer Safety Warnings on the elevated platforms shall be in good condition and legible.
- When determining safe operation of aerial/scissor lifts during wind conditions, the “Beaufort Scale of Wind Force” chart detailed below shall be referenced.
** Please review chapter 14 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
THE BEAUFORT SCALE OF WIND FORCE (BELOW) is accepted internationally and used in communicating weather conditions. It consists of number 0 – 12, each representing a certain strength or velocity Corp of wind at 33 feet (10m) above ground or in the open. This should be used to assess when it is safe to operate your powered access equipment.
|Description of wind||Specification for use on land||MPH|
|0 Calm||Calm, smokes rises vertically||< 1|
|1 Light Air||Direction of wind shown by smoke drift but not by wind vanes||1 – 3|
|2 Light Breeze||Wind felt on face; leaves rustle; ordinary vanes moved by wind||4 – 6|
|3 Gentle Breeze||Leaves and small twigs in constant motion; wind extends light flag||7 – 10|
|4 Moderate Breeze||Raises dust and loose paper; small branches are moved||11 – 16|
|5 Fresh Breeze||Small trees in leaf begin to sway; crested wavelets form on inland waters
STOP MOST POWERED ACCESS PLATFORM & BOOM WORK!
|17 – 21|
|6 Strong Breeze||Large branches in motion; umbrellas used with difficulty||22 – 27|
|7 Near Gale||Whole trees in motion; inconvenience felt when walking against wind||28 – 33|
|8 Gale||Breaks twigs off trees; generally impedes progress||34 – 40|
|9 Strong Gale||Slight structural damage occurs, slate blows off roofs||41 – 47|
|10 Storm||Seldom experienced on land, trees broken or uprooted, “considerable structural damage”||48 – 55|
|11 Violent Storm||Generally not experienced on land. On the water: Exceptionally high (37-52 ft.) waves, foam patches cover sea, visibility more reduced||56 – 63|
|12 Hurricane||On the water: Air filled with foam, waves over 45 ft., sea completely white with driving spray, visibility greatly reduced||> 64|
Note: Approximate corrections for wind speeds at other heights are:
6 feet subtract 30 percent
10 feet subtract 20 percent
20 feet subtract 10 percent
50 feet add 10 percent
100 feet add 25 percent
HAZCOM/GLOBAL HARMONIZATION: All Materials and chemicals used on-site will have Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provided before being brought onsite.
- SDS sheets on file in Consigli Construction’s Site Safety Plan
- All SDS sheets shall be readily accessible.
** Please review chapter 20 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
FIRE PROTECTION: (CONSIGLI PROGRAM APPENDIX OO – HOT WORK PERMIT)
Consigli’s hot work permit program (Appendix OO) shall be implemented for all hot work to be conducted on the project. This work shall be coordinated and executed through Consigli’s Superintendent. The following additional policies shall be incorporated during all Hot Work on SHU;
- If required by the nature of the work and campus regulations, the Consigli Superintendent shall obtain from the Campus “Confined Space Permits” or “Hot Permits”.
- Consigli shall perform all hot work in accordance with the Fire Code of the state of Connecticut and the Hot Work Program approved for the work.
- Consigli Superintendent shall take all reasonable precautions against fire and provide all temporary plans, programs, equipment, labor and material required for compliance.
All hot work will be attended by trained “fire watch” and shall stop one half hour before the regular end of the day work.
Fire extinguishers will be provided for every 3000 square feet of building area and maintained during construction. In addition;
- All extinguishers shall be installed on job made stands and conspicuously located throughout the project.
- All extinguishers shall be part of the daily inspection with extinguisher log completed monthly.
- Storage of any oxygen or acetylene cylinders will be done in a secure and upright area, with good ventilation.
- SHU project will strictly enforce “No Smoking” outside the Designated Smoking location set forth in the site logistics plan.
- Noncombustible materials (metal or fire-retardant material) for scaffold, trash chutes, forms, shoring, bracing, temporary stairs, ramps, platforms and boxes shall be used when such items are required during the work.
- Temporary fuels used for temp heat or equipment filling shall have minimum 20lb. ABC multi-purpose extinguisher mounted/located a minimum of 20 feet with identification signage.
- Temporary fuels shall have barricade protection
- Temporary fuels shall have signage indicating “No Open Flames” and “No Smoking”.
- Each temporary heating unit shall have its own designated multi-purpose extinguisher rated no less than 10lb. ABC.
** Please review chapter 17 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS: All electrical tools, cords and equipment must be in good working order. SHU project will require that exit lighting and interior stairway and corridor lighting be illuminated 24 hours a day 7 days a week. To that end, all electrical tools and components must be visually checked on a daily basis and include the following;
- Any tools with damaged cords must be taken out service immediately.
- All cords must be equipped with a ground pin, flat three wire cords are not allowed.
- SJO and SJT or other similarly rated cords only shall be used.
- All cords used on the SHU Project must be 12 gauge or better.
- The electrician will be responsible for all temp power and any general temp lighting that may be needed.
- Temp lighting strings with cages designed to protect bulbs from damage must be wire tied closed to prevent accidental opening.
- Any exposed electrical temp lighting or empty sockets shall be repaired by electrical subcontractor immediately upon notice.
- Subcontractor electrician shall conduct weekly inspection of all temp lighting strings for deficiencies.
- Subcontractors will be responsible for task lighting if lighting above the OSHA standard is required for a particular work task.
- The electrician will coordinate all lock out tag out procedures. All temporary power for the project will be installed on protected and dedicated circuits with 100% GFCI protection.
- GFCI will be tested by the electric contractor to assure proper function with a log book filed with CCC monthly.
- No live electrical work will be conducted per NFPA 70E.
- All portable generators/welding generator systems shall be equipped with GFCI protection.
- If systems are not equipped with GFCI protection, all workers utilizing system for temporary power shall utilize plug-in type GFCI devices to protect all workers from electrical shock.
- Consigli Construction (CCC) reserves the right to disable any flexible cord on site when cord is found to be in non-compliance with this section. Disabling means of all non-compliant flexible cords is at the discretion of Consigli Construction up to and including cutting of cap and plugs to ensure flexible cord cannot be utilized to create a greater hazard.
** Please review chapter 26 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
UTILITY EXPOSURES: Any overhead power lines will be located and identified prior to use of any equipment which may come in to contact with them. All sidewalks will be protected if equipment is to be driven over them.
STRUCTURAL STEEL WORK (Related Consigli Program Appendix LL – Approval to Begin Steel Erecting, Appendix MM – Custody of Fall Protection)
Construction of a new six (2) story, 120,000 s.f. steel frame Arena building will set the stage for critical steel erecting requirements which must comply with CCC safety and health program policies as well as OSHA related subpart R standards.
Steel erectors must submit to the Consigli Superintendent a site-specific steel erection plan written by a qualified person two weeks prior to commencing work. The plan shall contain minimally:
- Sequence of erection
- Staging & Storage
- Path of overhead loads
- Lift Plan/Crane Set-up
- Fall protection procedures (fall protection required at 6 feet for all operations)
- Post fall protection plan
- Training documentation
- Qualified and Competent person(s). Including Rigger/Signalperson
- Critical Lifts
It shall be assured that the concrete in Footings, Piers, Walls, and/or mortar in Masonry Piers and walls are in accordance with ASTM standard test method and has reached 75% (Percent) of its intended minimum compression design strength and signed off by a qualified person. The Engineers test results shall be documented and sent to the steel erector prior to steel erection commencing utilizing the “Approval to Begin Steel Erection Form” (APPENDIX LL).
- Each employee engaged in a steel erection activity that is on a walking/working surface 6 feet or greater above a lower level shall be protected from falling by use of guardrail, safety net or personnel fall protection system.
- Steel erector shall provide a written fall protection plan. The written plan shall be developed to include fall rescue procedures and identification of competent rescue supervisor. The fall rescue plan will require periodic review to align with the changes of construction operations.
- All rigging shall have permanently affixed durable identification stating size, grade, rated capacity, and sling manufacturer.
- Perimeter columns should have holes at 45 inches above the structural slab to install 3/8 inch air craft grade cable or if using other devices then it must meet the fall protection requirements (200 pounds in an outward and downward direction) or the anchoring point requirements (5000 pounds per person tying off to it). All wire rope shall be secured with at least three (3) Crosby Clips. (APPENDIX MM)
- Steel subcontractor shall on all perimeter cable guard railings install turnbuckles on each straight run. Subcontractor is prohibited from installing cable guard railing round column corners.
- All angle steel upright corner stanchions for cable guard railing shall have support steel angle welded at minimum 75% the height of the vertical stanchion to ensure structural integrity during cable guardrail adjustment and maintenance.
** Please review chapter 16 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
CRANES: All crane operations shall be performed under OSHA’s new subpart CC standards. There is a requirement to assure that certified riggers, signalmen, and crane assemblymen are utilized. All picks are to be done by a licensed operator. As previously mentioned, a detailed pick plan will be required to assure that no picks are critical in nature. Critical picks are defined as those involving 2 cranes lifting simultaneously, a pick that is over 75% of capacity, a pick that involves the lifting of a man basket, or any other lift that is deemed to involve special conditions. Location and set up will be reviewed with crane operator prior to set up and pick. All lifting operations will require that the operator and any involved contractors follow the steps listed below as well as in CCC Crane Safety policy.
- All Hoisting equipment will have an up to date 3rd party inspection certificate with the equipment which will be copied and filed in the office trailer.
- All lattice boom cranes will have an independent 3rd party inspection completed each time one is set up on the project, after assembly and prior to operation.
- All equipment operators will be required to have in their possession all appropriate licensing and training as required by OSHA and the State of Connecticut.
- All underground vaults and existing utilities will be marked before as well as before any crane is set up.
- Documented rigging equipment inspections.
- Documented daily crane inspections filed with CCC weekly.
- Most recent 3rd party annual inspection of the crane is to be supplied to Consigli Superintendent.
** Please review chapter 24 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
CONFINED SPACE: A written plan will be needed to work in any tanks/vaults and crawl spaces during this project which have been designated permit confined spaces by CCC, this plan must include air monitoring.
** Please review chapter 21 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
DESIGNATED FIRST AID PLAN: All injuries no matter how minor must be reported to Consigli Superintendent immediately. The superintendent will then report all injuries to the CCC Safety Director. A fully stocked first aid kit and blood borne pathogens kit shall be maintained on the project site. Only properly trained personnel will administer first aid. Consigli Construction shall follow Site Safety Plan for first Aid. Report any incidents to the Safety Director.
** Review chapter 1 & 27 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
SUBSTANCE ABUSE: As a condition of employment, all Consigli personnel are required to submit to a urinalysis test for determination of the presence of illegal substances. A positive result will disqualify the applicant for employment on this project.
EVACUATION PLAN (RACE, AND ROUTES OF EGRESS): Please refer to the Evacuation Plans attached. All Consigli employees shall attend the Project Safety Orientation. Consigli Construction’s Job Supervisor will conduct a safety orientation talk to each employee and subcontractor to site specific fire safety protocols.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESPONSE: In the event of an Emergency the construction workers shall leave all 3 of the building immediately. Point of assembly/muster shall be located next to the field office trailers. In the Event of a DISASTER, the Superintendent or Safety director shall instruct the construction workers to leave the site or remain in place and await further instruction. The following steps should be taken in the event of an emergency
When reporting an emergency, please provide the following:
• Your location (Sacred Heart West Campus) phone number, and name;
• The location of the incident (building name, floor and room number);
• Nature and extent of the incident (injury, accident, spill, smoke/fire, damage, etc.);
• The name and amount of the material spilled (if applicable); and
• The safest route to the spill (if applicable).
** Please review chapter 8 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
MINIMUM SITE SAFETY REQUIREMENT: All Consigli workers, and any subcontractors, shall have, at a minimum, an OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Outreach training certificate and shall provide documentation of training.
RESTRICTED AREAS: Contractors are prohibited from entering any adjacent areas of the campus unless work has been previously authorized and scheduled. It is important that workers do not park in/in front of adjacent driveways during construction. All workers will try to limit their impact on surrounding areas.
LEAN REQUIREMENTS/MATERIALS MANAGEMENT/HOUSE KEEPING: Getting materials into and out of the SHU project will be a challenge that needs to be adequately planned. All deliveries are to be scheduled with the CCC Superintendent. A comprehensive Activity Hazard Analysis shall be done on all materials that will be hoisted and placed into the building. Only materials which will be used/installed within three days’ time will be delivered to the site. Attention must be paid to structural analysis in regard to loading existing floors with material and equipment. Listed below are additional Lean requirements;
- Consigli Superintendent has the right to refuse any deliveries not properly scheduled or due to logistical constraints as necessary.
- All subcontractors’ delivered materials shall be placed on wheeled carts, wheeled racks or in wheeled bins so as to necessitate easy relocation in the event materials need to be moved. Carts, racks, or dollies shall not exceed manufacturers intended weight loads. Materials/tools can be delivered and stored on pallets only if pallet jacks are delivered simultaneously with said delivery to provide for ready mobility. Additionally, pallet jacks need to remain in immediate area. Each subcontractor will need to supply their own pallet jacks for their own materials and keep their pallet jack within reasonable distance at all times.
- All work stations shall be provided with wheeled trash bins for immediate placement of all debris produced as a part of the subcontractor’s operations. All trash will be immediately placed in wheeled containers provided by Consigli.
- All subcontractors shall use rubber wheeled carts when moving material or removing trash from a building. Any damage caused by the Subcontractor shall be repaired at the cost of the Subcontractor. Back charges will be appropriately assessed for the cost of the repairs. No trash or materials shall be left on the floor.
- Subcontractors shall, where feasible, elevate all electrical extension cords, hoses, or cables – removing them from all walking/working surfaces. Electrical Cords, when elevated shall be supported or suspended in a manner that does not subject them to damage.
- Storage of delivered materials in cardboard containers shall be discouraged. When materials must stay in cardboard containers, said containers shall be removed from the projects immediately after product is unpacked.
- Subcontractor will participate in schedule development meetings as required by Consigli.
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT & STAGING: Getting materials into and out of the project will be a challenge that needs to be adequately planned. All deliveries are to be scheduled with the CCC Superintendent. Consigli Superintendent shall sequence and manage the scheduled work to account for the space for materials storage and work-related activities provided in the available staging area outlined in the site logistics plan. In addition;
- All materials shall be staged in a neat and orderly manner.
- All materials that have limited exposure to weather as outlined by the manufacturer shall be protected against the weather by weatherproof temporary covers or storage facility or trailer.
- Security for stored materials shall be the responsibility of the Contractor.
- Storage of materials is not permitted on the roof of the SHU building unless approved by Consigli’s site superintendent and secured methods implemented to prevent displacement during work and severe weather conditions.
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Environmental Emergency Contact and Management Response
Consigli identified Emergency Response Subcontractor;
Name: Cynn Environmental Services, Inc. (781)341-1777
ASBESTOS: A survey of the work areas shall be conducted by the owner’s environmental consultant and detailed in the Hazardous Materials report. The Hazardous Materials report will be reviewed prior to the commencement of demolition and site activities. All ACM shall be removed by a trained/licensed contractor.
This does not mean that asbestos could not still be found in other areas, caution must be used when working and if any workers identify any potentially hazardous substances then they should stop and notify their supervisor immediately. All identified asbestos will be fully abated by a licensed and regulated asbestos abatement contractor under a formal plan to be written, submitted and in accordance with the DEEP.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL SUBCONTRACTOR FOREMEN TO REVIEW THE HAZOUDOS MATERIAL REPORT & CORRESPONDING ABATEMENT REPORT WITH THEIR WORKERS. A copy of the hazardous Material/abatement report will be on site at all times and available to anyone request it. All work and disposal will be done in compliance with state and federal regulations and standards
LEAD: A survey of the work areas shall be conducted by the owner’s environmental consultant and detailed in the Hazardous Materials report. The Hazardous Materials report will be reviewed prior to the commencement of demolition and site activities.
If any surface is identified as lead containing Consigli workers who will need to perform work on these painted surfaces may need to disturb this paint by drilling, sawing, demo, fastening, or carpentry. In doing so they will use saws, drills, screw guns, impact wrenches, sawzalls, hand wrenches, ads, crowbars, hammers, and other hand tools. Consigli Construction does possess historical data to show that drilling, sawing, light demo, installation of hangers, hanging sheetrock, fastening, and carpentry do not put the employee above the action level. Despite this additional monitoring will be done. An exposure assessment will be done by all subcontractors for all task prior to when the full scale of this work is to take place. This does not mean that lead could not still be found in other areas, caution must be used when working and if any workers identify any potentially hazardous substances then they should stop and notify their supervisor immediately. All workers on this must have completed Lead Awareness training prior to starting on this project. Hand wash stations will be provided to ensure proper hygiene during the project. An exposure assessment will also be done for any task which will disturb any lead containing material.
SILICA EXPOSURE REQUIREMENTS DURING CONSTRUCTION: Where applicable, Consigli Superintendents shall ensure that all related construction activities with potential for Silica exposure will be consistent with OSHA’s Construction Standard Table 1 (APPENDIX DDD).
Superintendents are to ensure that each employee and subcontractor engaged in a task identified on OSHA’s Construction Standard Table 1 have fully and properly implemented the engineering controls, work practices, and respiratory protection specified for the task on Table 1.
Competent Person Requirements
All subcontractor employers shall identify a competent person to inspect and manage all activities with potential airborne silica exposure. Subcontractors working on projects within the scope of this Program shall appoint a competent person capable of managing and executing the duties described herein. The competent person must have training in the inspection of work areas and equipment and in the determination of safe working conditions. This person shall have a working knowledge of the 1926.1153 standards, shall be capable of identifying airborne silica hazards, shall determine the need for initial and additional exposure monitoring, shall recommend and implement engineering and work practice controls as outlined in Table 1, shall establish levels of PPE, and shall have the authority to take action to eliminate hazards and correct incidences of noncompliance.
POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYL’S (PCBS): At this time there are no activity’s which are planned which would disturb any surface with suspect amounts of PCB’s… This does not mean that regulated levels of PCB’s could not still be found in other areas, caution must be used when working and if any workers identify any potentially hazardous substances then they should stop and notify their supervisor immediately. Light ballast unless labeled “No PCB’S” will be designated PCB containing, All PCB containing material shall be removed and disposed of in accordance with all local, state (MEMEP Special waste management rules 06-096-CMR 400) and federal regulations and be coordinated with BIDMC. All other inquiries or locations in regards to PCB containing material can be located in the Hazardous Material survey. If identified on any of the materials to be impacted, PCB‘s will be abated. Any and all PCB remediation will be performed by a licensed /qualified contractor
** Please review chapter 8 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
IAQ (indoor air quality): This project will occur in an occupied building. During construction, an indoor air quality plan will be implemented. This plan will ensure that adjoining areas have not been contaminated during construction. The air will be tested for typical indicators such as but not limited to temperature, relative humidity, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, dust particulates and VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). Monitoring (frequency/duration) will be done in accordance with a written IAQ plan provided by a Industrial Hygienist. Hard and or poly barriers will be set up between any work areas and occupied spaces prior to the start of any work. Negative air machines will also be used to create a negative air flow from the occupied space to ensure that no dust and debris enter an occupied area. If a hard barrier cannot be set up set up due to an unforeseen condition or emergency, a 6-mil poly barrier will then be used. This will only be allowed after approval from CCC Superintendent and Sacred Heart.
** Please review chapter 8 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details **
FREON/GLYCOL: All Freon/Glycol materials will be removed (if needed) from equipment and stored per manufacturer’s recommendations before it is disturbed, moved or removed. All workers who will be working with the above-mentioned materials must provide CCC with certifications or qualifications. If not re-used, a disposal manifest will be provided to CCC.
AMMONIA REFRIGERATION: All subcontractor employees must be trained on how to work safely with Liquid Anhydrous Ammonia prior to start of work. When working with liquid ammonia all subcontractor employees must have at a minimum the required personal protection for the type of ammonia used (i.e. liquid or gas).
KNOW WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN AMMONIA SPILL OR LEAK. When subcontractor is working with ammonia, they must have readily available emergency escape respirators. If ammonia leaks or is spilled, the subcontractor must immediately Don respirator, and leave the area immediately. Report the spill or leak immediately to Consigli’s Superintendent so the area site can be evacuated, and spill reported to the local fire department and campus safety.
MOLD MANAGEMENT: Mold issues are not anticipated to be prevalent on this project, however if mold is discovered, Consigli’s mold remediation policy will be implemented and followed.
** Please review chapter 22 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
NOISE: Noise exposure will also be a concern, so all deliveries must be coordinated with CCC Superintendent to limit their impact on the surrounding areas. Normal working hours will be between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm Mon-Fri. Any contractor who may need to work outside the contracted work hours specified in this section must first seek approval from the CCC Superintendent. Noise levels will be monitored when high levels of noise could be expected to assure that noise levels do not exceed acceptable OSHA levels.
Consigli permissible noise policy and procedures will be followed. All subcontractors will be required to have and maintain a written hearing conservation program at the time of work that outlines control measures designed to mitigate and control worker noise exposure. At a minimum the following shall be part of the subcontractor’s safety and health noise management program;
- Consigli superintendent shall coordinate with the SHU on all excessive noise levels in order to minimize the impact to any surrounding facilities.
- Subcontractor supervisor shall protect workers from exposure to noise when such exposure has the potential to exceed OSHA’s Permissible Exposure Limits outlined in Table D-2 of 1926.52(d)(1).
- Subcontractor supervisor shall upon competent evaluation of a worker’s exposure to noise ensure that the worker is monitored and protected and that all engineering and administrative controls necessary to protect worker from hazardous noise levels are implemented.
- Subcontractor employer shall be responsible for supplying proper hearing protection where and when required.
- Subcontractors shall ensure all tools and equipment being operated on SHU site are equipped with the appropriate manufacturer’s recommended noise reduction device(s), including a muffler and jacket, free from air or exhaust leaks.
- Subcontractor employer shall be responsible for ensuring all workers are trained in the proper use of personal protective equipment designed to protect employees from noise levels that exceed those outlined in OSHA’s Table D-2 described in this section.
** Please review chapter 29 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details
The amount of sanitary facilities required shall be based on the total number of workers employed on the Project and shall be in accordance with OSHA’s provisions outlined in Table D-1 of 1926.51(c)(1). At a minimum the following shall apply in order to maintain the highest level of sanitary conditions during and up to completion of construction;
- Maintain all units in a clean and sanitary condition.
- At the minimum, clean on a weekly basis, and more often as required by the applicable OSHA sanitary standards for amount of workers on the project site.
- Provide all toilet supplies as required, including toilet paper, soap, paper towels, and waste receptors.
EXPOSURE TO THE VISITORS, STAFF AND STUDENTS: During all phases of construction pedestrian walkways around the project will be open and occupied. Some areas of project will be opened for construction at different times. Any pedestrian walkway under any type of scaffold or overhead hazard will be provided with overhead protection. At no time is any worker allowed to enter any of the adjacent buildings. Non-fraternization with staff, students, and guests will be stressed with all subcontractor personnel during orientations.
ADDITIONAL CONTROLS: Prior to start of any work, all personnel involved in the project, including project managers must be:
- Trained and orientated by Consigli Construction. Stickers will be issued and displayed on hard hat.
- All individuals working on this project will go through a comprehensive Safety Orientation which will cover all company safety rules regulations and procedures as well as communicating Sacred Heart specific requirements.
SAFETY SPOT RECOGNITION PLAN: The purpose of this plan is to instantly recognize workers “on the spot” for working safely and to reward those workers immediately. This will assist CCC reduce the complacency of workers on all of our projects. Members from the CCC and project teams (Supers, PM, APM, PE, OPM, Architect, Owners, etc..) will be provided with $5 Dunkin Donut gift cards (or similar) prior to their walk on site. They are to present these cards to workers who are working safely and or those taking additional steps to work safely.
After issuing the card, the name and hard hat sticker number of the worker as well as a brief description of what they were doing will be documented in a log that will be maintained in the field office. This shall be completed at a minimum of three times a week. It is required that different field staff take turns in issuing the cards to workers in the field. Also required will be the communication of who is be recognized to other sub-contractors/workers through foreman meetings and daily stand up meetings. At the end of the project the sub-contractor who has had the most workers recognized will receive an appropriate acknowledgment from CCC as well as some type of reward that is to be determined by CCC field staff.
PLANNING: (CONSIGLI PROGRAM APPENDIX E – COMPETENT PERSON ID FORM)
The project team, as well as CCC safety department, will meet with each subcontractor before they start to review their Site-Specific Safety and Health Program and all project specific Job Hazard Analyses. The project team shall be an integrated mix of SHU project management staff and Consigli Construction personnel. After reviewing the programs and meeting with the individual subcontractor, if the team is satisfied with the risk control direction, they will be permitted to begin work. Elements of the pre-planning safety meetings shall include at a minimum;
- Scope of work performed by the subcontractor
- Number of employees that the subcontractor will need to fulfill the contracted work
- Scheduled start date
- Review of potentially hazardous conditions associated with the contracted work
- Safety measures subcontractor will implement to protect workers and workers of other trades
- Required licensing and training requirements
- Copy of subcontractors written safety and health program
- Review by Consigli’s safety department of required written safety programs specific to high hazard work processes
- Identification of subcontractors Competent Person (Appendix E)
LOSS EXPOSURES AND CONTROLS/ INCIDENT REPORTING: (CONSIGLI PROGRAM APPENDIX R – SUPERINTENDENTS INCIDENT REPORT, APPENDIX GG – NEAR-MISS REPORT)
All individuals working on this project will go through a comprehensive Safety Orientation which will cover all company safety rules regulations and procedures.
- All personnel working on site shall have documentation of an OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Outreach Training minimally.
- Fraternization between construction employees and the public, or visitors will not be permitted.
- Loud and profane language or clothing with offensive language will not be allowed on the jobsite. Extra efforts must be made to keep noise to a minimum.
Incident Reporting : Consigli’s Project Superintendent must be verbally notified by the subcontractor’s supervisor immediately that an accident has taken place and that one or more of his employees has been injured. Any injury, even minor in nature, requiring a visit to an outpatient medical clinic for treatment, must be reported, by the Consigli Superintendent, on the Consigli “Incident Investigation Report” (APPENDIX R).
The Consigli Superintendent must verbally notify the Corporate Safety Manager of any Injury Incident as soon as possible and submit the aforementioned written investigation reports within 24 hours. Maintain a copy of all accident reports on file at the jobsite
Damage to Property: Any property damage accident, whether project property or non-project property, must also be reported on the Consigli Incident Investigation Report Form” (APPENDIX R) as well.
The Consigli Superintendent must verbally notify the Corporate Safety Manager of any damage to property as soon as possible and submit the aforementioned written investigation reports within 24 hours. Maintain a copy of all accident reports on file at the jobsite
Near Misses : A near miss is a potential hazard or incident that has not resulted in any personal injury or property damage. Unsafe working conditions, unsafe employee work habits, improper use of equipment or use of malfunctioning equipment have the potential to cause work related injuries. It is everyone’s responsibility to report and/or correct these potential accidents / incidents immediately.
- Any employee can fill out a near miss report (APPENDIX GG) and forward it to the Superintendent to submit to the Safety Department. Please include photographic documentation.
- Each jobsite is encouraged to investigate and report all near misses.
- Near Miss IHTUs will be reviewed at each Quarterly Safety Meeting.
OSHA Reporting Requirements: All OSHA related reporting requirements shall be coordinated through the Regional Safety Manager. OSHA has outlined basic mandated reporting requirements under section 1904 addressing all of the following Accidents;
- Within 8 hours for any job-related fatality
- Within 24 hours following in-patient hospitalization of 1 or more employees within 24 hours of employee amputation or loss of an eye
NOTE: Incidents involving worker injury or property damage must be reported to Consigli’s Safety Department immediately by the project team.
** Please review chapter 9 of Consigli’s Safety and Health Program for additional details**
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