Safety and Health Policy

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logosmIt is the policy of The Artec Group, Inc. (Artec) to provide a safe environment for its employees and subcontractors. It is the intent of Artec to insure that no person employed on this project work in surroundings or under conditions that are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to his/her health or safety. All construction areas are designated “Hard Hat Area”, and warning signs will be posted at the Field Office and all entry points. Safety inspections will be conducted daily by the Safety Representative and/or by additional Artec employees designated by the Safety Representative. Any safety violations and corrective measures taken will be reported on the “CQC Daily Report.”

Artec and its subcontractors will follow the Safety Rules listed in the EM385-1-1, Army Corps of Engineers “Safety and Health Requirements Manual,” the requirements of SAMR385-1-1, Appendix T, Electrical Service Requirements for Construction Maintenance Operations, FAR 52-236-13, OSHA, Federal, State, and local Laws, Rules and Regulations.

At a minimum ARTEC maintains a “written” site and contract specific program to include the following:

  • Emergency Telephone Numbers and Medical Facilities
  • Introduction to the Client, Project Description and Expectations
  • Phases and Definable Features of Work
  • Safety Responsibilities and Lines of Authority
  • General Site Safety Protocols
  • Subcontractors and Suppliers Safety Orientation
  • Safety Coordination by Superintendent/Contractor's Quality Control Representative(s)
  • Ongoing Safety Training
  • Safety Equipment and Documentation
  • Activity Hazard Analysis
  • Incentive Program
  • Corrective Action Protocols
  • Site Plan for Office Trailer
  • Contingency Plan for Severe Weather
  • First Aid
  • Ongoing monitoring of Weather Conditions
  • Personnel Protective Equipment
  • Site Specific Safety
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse