Site Specific Safety and Health Program

Emergency Response Plan Pfizer KSQ2 4th and 5th Floor Renovations

Emergency Response Plan

SCOPE :These procedures apply to all contractor and subcontractor employees engaged on the site at the KSQ2 floor 4 and 5 renovations.

Purpose: The purpose of this procedure is to outline a specific action plan to be followed in the event an emergency arises on the project site, inside the KSQ Pfizer facility at 610 Main St Cambridge [PA1] MA, or surrounding area-requiring coordination with outside agencies.

This procedure will be used to train all project management personnel of their specific roles during an emergency, communicated to all people on site and will be part of the subcontractor employee safety orientation.


  1. Consigli Corporate Safety and Health Program
  2. Pfizer Contractor Safety Program

b. Pfizer site information, regulations and safety requirements for subcontractors.

c. Project Emergency and Site Logistics Drawing and Plan

Definitions, Roles and Responsibilities: Emergency is any incident in which personnel are threatened with, or have actually sustained injuries, and/or any incident in which property could be, or has been damaged.  Typical occurrences are fires, medical emergencies, release of toxic or hazardous materials (including spills or leaks), explosions, civil disturbances, bomb threats and natural phenomena such as floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes.

Emergency Response Plan is a definition of who is a part of the emergency response team and their responsibilities.  The plan will be located at all the entrances to the construction trailer and in the incident commander center.

Employee must identify the problem and respond accordingly. Subcontractor employees are to notify the contractor immediately when an emergency situation arises. The employee shall communicate the following information to the contractor through the radio:

  • Your name and company
  • Nature of the incident
  • Location of incident
  • What assistance is required, e.g. Fire Dept., First Aid, other
  • Where will emergency responders be met?
  • Is there a call back number where you may be reached?
  • Is the situation stabilized?
  • Is anyone injured or in need of emergency assistance?
  • Has the area been blocked off to avoid incident disturbance?

Contractor Incident Commander: Superintendent  is responsible for management of the incident site, incident communications and notification of Pfizer security of the incident.

Station Commander: Brandon Oxner is responsible for activities assigned by the incident commander.

Central Desk Commander James Flynn is responsible for notification of associated personnel, notification of evacuation, monitoring of communication and other tasks assigned by the incident commander as needed.

Subcontractor Foreman or Superintendent is responsible for muster point attendance for all associated employees and general safety and welfare of employees during incident. The muster point location- courtyard near loading dock behind

Incident Commander Center is in the field office.

Cambridge Police Detail will be at the incident and completing an investigation.

Emergency Response Team Assignments

Title Primary Radio Ch. Back Up Station
Incident Commander  TBD   Brandon Oxner At incident scene
Incident Controller Brandon Oxner   James Flynn Muster Point- Courtyard
Incident Securer Assigned at time of incident   Laborer In Charge Gates- Loading Dock access point
Building Commander James Flynn   Assistant Super TBD/ project team in field Clearing buildings- 4th and 5th floors

Emergency Response Procedures

In the event an incident takes place on the project site, the following procedures and actions shall be followed.

Additional it is important during the emergency that the Incident Commander (Primary or back up) will control all radio communication and Emergency Response.  Other members of the emergency response team shall maintain radio silence unless otherwise directed. If the designated Incident Commander or backup is not present, the incident commander shall choose one of the station commanders as backup prior to assessing the incident.  Station Commanders will open designated gates, and maintain control of their designated station.

Emergency Response Building Board

Located outside of the incident commander center, a drawing with a cross section of KSQ1 and 2 will be posted for use by the emergency response team during the incident.  The board will enable the emergency response team to monitor locations of team members during the emergency and acclimate additional personnel to the incident scene as needed.

Evacuation plan

All employees not involved in the evacuation procedure, upon hearing the signal of three long blasts of the horn or the evacuation notice from the building alarm system will evacuate the building in a safe and orderly manner.  The center commander will give the following as an announcement over the outside intercom: “Can I have your attention?  There is an emergency on the KSQ2 site.  Please proceed to the primary muster point immediately.”  Horns will be located on the project communication boards near the hoist on each floor.

The employee will find the nearest exit ladder way or stairway. Escape routes shall be clearly designated on the Site Logistics / Emergency Response Plan posted at each project management office and at designated areas on the project site as required. All muster points will be located on the project logistics plan and posted on the project communication board.  All employees working in the building will meet at their companies designated muster point outside

the project boundaries.  Muster points for subcontract staff will be the courtyard near the 1 Portland st Loading Dock.  Employee should always go to the primary muster point unless otherwise notified by a member of the emergency response team. Each foreman or superintendent will have a current list of active employees to complete a head count and report this count to the incident commander.

An evacuation will be ordered for life threatening emergencies (collapse, explosion, fire).  Person/persons discovering emergency shall take the following actions:

  • Immediately dial 911
  • Contact Consigli Superintendent TBD PHONE NUMBER

Evacuation order shall be:

  • Alerting all workers by the sounding of three long blasts of an air horn or the building’s alarm system. 

  • Workers must stop and secure all work and machinery, including all hoisted materials, and evacuate the building immediately by use of the nearest exit.
  • Critical operations shutdown procedures (unless listed above) are not required, because no employees are authorized to delay evacuation for this purpose.
  • Portable fire extinguishers are provided if fire is in incipient/budding phase only.
  • The superintendent and any other trained individual on site, are responsible for performing first aid on any injured person once outside evacuated area.

After an emergency evacuation, employees are directed to gather in the courtyard behind the loading dock at KSQ1

  • The superintendent or a CCC designee, will be responsible for accounting for all CCC employees on site.
  • The superintendent or the CCC designee, will be responsible for knowing what subcontractors are on site at all times. A representative from each subcontractor will be responsible for accounting for their employees and notifying the CCC representative. For further assistance with emergency evacuation procedures, you may contact Safety Director Bryan Kingsbury at (508)808-9359.

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Emergency Contact Names and Numbers

Emergency Notification Process: In the event of an emergency that affects the operations of the 610 Main St Pfizer Facility during normal or off-hours, the following people should be contacted in the order of appearance by a station commander or if on off-hours the individual first notified of the accident, incident or near miss.  If the next person on this list is not available then calls should continue until the representatives from Consigli and Pfizer have been spoken to.

1st CCC Superintendent

2nd CCC Brandon Oxner (508)902-7664

3rd  CCC James Flynn (774)573 1891    

4th CCC Dean Archambault (508)958 0138

5th CCC Dan Della-Giustina (774)462 1481

Additional contacts shall be by a station commander as needed.  The following is a list of those contacts:

Position Name Number Email
Consigli Construction      
Consigli Public Relations Amy Bowen (617)835-5028
Consigli Corporate Safety Bryan Kingsbury (508)808-9359
Consigli Risk Management Scott Lerner (508)458-0304
Subcontractors See Consigli Directory    

Owners Representative Keisy Marquez (857)294-4414
Safety Contact Alexandra Puglielli (978)837-8048


Consigli Construction Company.

72 Sumner Street Milford, MA

MA STATE POLICE   (617)532-1212    
OSHA BOSTON Martha Kent (617)565-9860    
INSURANCE CARRIER Kevin McCoy (508)458-0432    
MASS GENERAL HOSPITAL   (617)726-2000    

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