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  1. 1. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN Refer:______________ Date:_______________ IRAQ PROJECT FACILITATION Health, Safety and Environmental Program Attachment 1 To Exhibit A POLICY STATEMENT Maintaining a safe and healthful working environment. To achieve this goal, contractor has implemented policies and procedures necessary to preventing workplace accidents, injuries and illness. contractor objective is to conduct operations in a safe, effective and efficient manner. This objective can be achieved with a combination of concerned management, responsible and knowledgeable supervision, and conscientious, well-trained employees acting in a proactive approach to manage safety. Proactive safety management is the key to contractor’s total quality management philosophy. Safety performance directly indicates Subcontractor’s dedication to quality. Effective safety programs require total involvement from all employees to reach the safety performance goal. Contractor’s Number One Priority is safety in all activities and operations. The Corporate goal is zero incidents and injuries in the work place. Management considers no phase of construction or administration of greater importance than safety planning, evaluation of potential job hazards and accident prevention. Accidents that result in personal injury and damage to property represent needless waste and loss. All Project Managers , Engineers and Logistic officers shall make every effort to provide a safe and healthful work environment, free from recognized hazards that cause, or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm to workers or third parties or damage to facilities or equipment.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  2. 2. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN Contractor will take all reasonable precautions to ensure health, safety and welfare at work for all employees by providing:  A safe working environment  Safe systems of work  Adequate instruction, information, training and supervision  Facilities for the treatment of injuries occurring at work SAFETY POLICY OBJECTIVES This document summarizes contractor’s Safety Policy, rules and procedures for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment at all work locations. It is contractor’s stated objective to conduct operations in a safe, effective and efficient manner. It is the responsibility of Senior Management and Resident Engineers for each contract, to ensure compliance of the Safety Policy through their line management and supervisory teams. 1.0 Accidents, Incidents and Illness  All work related injuries and illnesses shall be immediately reported to the CONTRACTOR and the site first aid attendant. This report shall be verbal, followed by a formal written accident/incident investigation report within 24 hours of the incident occurrence. Contractor shall assist with any follow-up investigations.  All accidents involving damage to equipment and material, including vehicle accidents, shall be reported to the CONTRACTOR within 24 hours of occurrence.  All near-miss incidents that could result in damage to equipment and materials shall be immediately reported to the CONTRACTOR.  Any unsafe or hazardous condition shall be immediately reported to the responsible foreman or supervisor and then to the CONTRACTOR.  All work related injuries, accidents involving damage to equipment and material, near-miss incidents and unsafe or hazardous conditions will be immediately reported to Parsons Safety Coordinator. 2.0 Alcohol and Drugs  Not permitted on Company premises.  Anyone found to be in the possession or under the influence shall be removed from the jobsite. 3.0 Audits/Assessments  CONTRACTOR will perform periodic safety and health audits and/or assessments. contractor shall provide PCO with timely, complete and openFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  3. 3. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN access to its safety process, files, records, work areas, etc. and shall participate in any audits and/or assessments as requested  Prior to mobilization, Contractor shall notify PCO, in writing, of any lower-tier subcontractors that will be used for the execution of Contractor’s work scope. Contractor shall be responsible for monitoring and auditing its lower-tier subcontractors to ensure compliance with all project contractual Environmental, Safety and Health requirements and compliance with the project-specific Safety and Health Plan. 4.0 Confined Spaces It is Contractor’s policy not to enter a confined space until:  Non-entry methods of accomplishing the task have been determined to be inadequate, unsafe or non-existent.  The space has been tested, evaluated and classified, and appropriate procedures implemented. The tests will be calibrated with direct-reading instruments for the following conditions in the order given: 1. oxygen content 2. flammable gases and vapors 3. potential toxic air contaminates  Appropriate personal protective equipment is available according to the classification of the space and trained attendant(s), employees and entry supervisors are available. Confined spaces shall be classified as:  Non-permit – exhibit atmospheric properties that do not represent a potential hazard to employees: 1. oxygen content of 20.4%-21.4% 2. non-detectable combustion gas concentrations, as indicated by a direct reading from a combustible gas meter 3. Concentration of toxic substances below the action level - 50% of the permissible explosion limit (PEL) of the substance. 4.  Class A – exhibit atmospheric properties immediately dangerous to life and health (shall not enter unless authorized by HSE Manager and Construction Manager): 1. oxygen content less than 16.0% or greater than 23.5% 2. combustible gas concentrations greater than 20% of the lower explosive limit (LEL) for the gas or vapor in the space 3. Concentrations of toxic substances Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH). These anticipated concentrations include 200 ppm for Hydrogen Sulfide 4.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  4. 4. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN  Class B – exhibit atmospheric properties that are dangerous, having the potential to cause injury or illness if preventative measures are not taken (minimum of full body harness and air respirators) 1. oxygen content greater than 16.0%, but less than 19.5%, or greater than 21.5%, but less than 23.5% 2. combustible gas concentrations less than 20%, but greater than 10% of the LEL for the gas or vapor in the space 3. Concentrations of toxic substances above their PEL, but below the IDLH concentrations. Anticipated PEL for Hydrogen Sulfide (ppm): 8 Hour 10 Hour 12 Hour 10.0 8.0 6.0  Class C – exhibit atmosphere properties that are potentially hazardous to employees and that require, at a minimum, an air purifying respirator 1. oxygen content between 19.5% and 23.5% 2. combustible gas concentrations less than 10% of the LEL for the gas or vapor in the space 3. concentrations of toxic substances above the action level (50% of the PEL), but below the IDLH concentration of the substance All confined spaces will be considered “Class A” until testing proves otherwise. Only trained and inoculated employees shall enter confined spaces when sewerage is present. 5.0 Driving  Prior to operation, the condition of the vehicle shall be checked (i.e. tires, brakes and lights).  Seat belts shall ALWAYS be used when operating a vehicle.  All posted speed limits shall be observed.  Headlights shall be used during hours of darkness.  A vehicle shall never be overloaded.  Loads shall always be secured. 6.0 Electrical Power Lines  Any electrical power line shall be considered to be energized unless and until the company owning such line assures that it is not energized and it has been visibly grounded.  Operations adjacent to power lines are prohibited unless at least one of the following conditions is satisfied: * Power has been shut off and positive means taken to prevent the lines from being energized;FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  5. 5. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN * Equipment, of any part, does not have the capability of coming within the minimum clearance from energized overhead lines or the equipment has been positioned and blocked to assure no part, including cables, can come within the minimum clearances. A notice of minimum required clearance must be posted at the operator’s position: Voltage Minimum Clearance (Phase to Phase) (Meters) Up to 50,000 3.05 Up to 100,000 3.68 Up to 250,000 5.18 Up to 345,000 6.10 Up to 500,000 7.62 Up to 1,000,000 12.80 7.0 Excavations  Employees shall not enter excavations unless permitted by a supervisor.  Supervisors shall inspect excavations daily or if a change in ground conditions occurs.  Supervisors shall ensure all excavations are properly supported.  Proper barricading and other warnings shall be used when excavations are left open during non-work hours.  Excavations over 1.5m deep shall be considered confined spaces and may be monitored for oxygen, carbon monoxide and explosive gases, prior to anyone entering the excavation. 8.0 Fall Protection All employees shall use approved fall protection equipment whenever there is a danger of falling. Activities that require fall protection include, but are not limited to:  Working from aerial lifts;  Working on a ladder higher than 2.0m from a solid surface, if the employee’s torso extends past the side rails or if the vertical ladder extends a total of 6.1m or greater;  Working on a platform or other supports with no guardrails, which are higher than 2.0m from a solid surface;  Working from a crane-suspended work platform is Prohibited, unless approved by the Project HSE Manager;  When an employee may have to enter, be lowered into, or raised from a confined space;  Working adjacent to an unguarded floor opening or sloped roof (a lifeline system may be desirable for mobility);  Working adjacent to a deep excavation, pit or trench.  No job-built devices or equipment will be allowed on the jobsite. 9.0 Fire ExtinguishersFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  6. 6. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN  Fire extinguishers shall be strategically located in all field offices and work sites.  Special care shall be taken when handling flammable liquids.  Flammable materials shall be cleared away when there is a danger of ignition.  Fire extinguishers will be inspected once a month to determine if they are in operating condition. A written record will be kept of these inspections. 10.0 First Aid and Medical Treatment  First aid facilities, staffed by a qualified attendant, shall be provided on each site.  A copy of First Aid Attendant’s current certification(s) shall be provided to PCO with 24 hours of request.  Contractor shall provide routine medical and doctor related transportation for its employees who suffer any occupational injuries or illnesses.  Contractor will provide, and make prior arrangements with a local provider, for emergency transportation. 11.0 General Public  Should any member of the general public, especially children, enter any work site without permission, they shall be immediately escorted off the job site.  During working hours gates shall be kept closed whenever possible.  Gates shall be closed and locked after working hours. 12.0 Hazard Communication Employees will be instructed in the following when hazardous materials are used or may be expected to be found in the work area:  Methods and observations that may be used to detect the presence or release of a hazardous material in the work area  The physical and health hazards of the materials  The measures employees can take to protect themselves from these hazards, including specific procedures that shall be implemented to protect employees from exposure to hazardous materials, such as appropriate work practices, emergency procedures and personal protective equipment to be used  The details of the hazard communication program, including an explanation of the labeling system and the material safety data sheet, and how employees can obtain and use the appropriate hazard information. 13.0 Housekeeping  Good housekeeping on the job is mandatory. All employees shall do their part to keep jobsites clean to ensure safety and efficiency.  Tools and materials shall not be left where they could fall and cause another employee to incur an injury.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  7. 7. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN  Good housekeeping shall be promoted through personal commitment, including disposal of lunch bags, bottles and personal scrap. 14.0 Ladders  Ladders shall be in good condition and inspected before each use.  Ladders shall be secured at the top and the base, with a 1-meter clearance at the top for access to platforms.  Materials shall not be carried up/down any ladder.  Both hands shall be used when ascending/descending ladders.  Broken ladders shall not be used. 15.0 Lifting  Gloves shall be worn to protect hands.  Lifting shall be done with the legs AND NOT with the back.  A good grip of the load will be required.  Employees will obtain help if the object is too heavy (more than 35kg) 16.0 Lock-Out/Tag-Out Procedure  Contractor shall use a common Project system and equipment safety tagging/lockout procedure, 17.0 Means of Egress (Entry/Exit)  Free and unobstructed egress from structures, ditches, bell holes, etc., shall be maintained at all times.  Ditches with pipe in them shall have a means of egress (i.e., ladders or ramps) on each side of the pipe. 18.0 Orientation and Training  Prior to any Contractor employees beginning work, Contractor shall administer a “New Employee Safety and Health Orientation”  Contractor’s Management shall be responsible to provide its own company specific orientation and specialized training to its employees  All Supervisor Safety and Health Orientation training will be documented in writing and include the signature off all in attendance, date of training and a course outline detailing all topics discussed. 19.0 Performance Report  A bi-weekly Environmental, Safety and Health Performance Report will be submitted to the PCO, on a form provided by the PCO.  The Report will detail all First Aid Cases, Near Misses, Utility Hits and any Property Damage exceeding $500.00. 20.0 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) The following PPE are required when working on any of Contractor’s jobsites:FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  8. 8. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN 20.1 Foot Protection  Leather work shoes or boots shall be worn at all times on the jobsites 20.2 Head Protection  Safety hard hats shall be worn at all times on the jobsites  Hard hats shall meet ANSI standards  Hard hats shall be worn with the brim forward at all times 20.3 Eye and Face Protection  Safety glasses or goggles, equipped with hard side shields, manufactured to ANSI Standards will be worn at all times on the job sites (not required in offices, lunch/change areas or while entering or leaving the jobsite, unless exposures are present  Employees performing grinding and buffing operations shall wear face shields and safety glasses or mono goggles 20.4 Hearing Protection  Hearing protection shall be worn when an employee cannot hold a normal conversation with another person at a distance of 3 meters (approximately 85 db).  Ear protective devices inserted in the ear shall be fitted by a competent person. Plain cotton is not an acceptable device 20.5 Specialized PPE Breathing apparatus for trained personnel shall be used to enter confined spaces when there is a risk from reduced levels of oxygen or the presence of gases.  Chemical protection shall be in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations.  Both of the above operations shall be carried out under a Work Permit system. 20.6 Hand Protection  Gloves shall be worn when handling rough, sharp, hot or other materials. 20.7 Safety Harnesses  Safety harnesses shall be worn when any employee is working two (2) meters or more above a working surface, if there are no guards or hand rails, in any wet well, manhole or sewer line, where access is limited.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  9. 9. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN 20.8 Minimum Attire  Employees shall wear long pants, shirts, leather work shoes and hard hats at all times when working on the job site. 20.9 Traffic Vests  High visibility clothing and vests shall be used by employees exposed to vehicular traffic or heavy equipment 20.10 Chemical Protection  Employees who handle chemicals, or harmful substances shall be provided appropriate personal protective equipment, per the chemical manufacturer’s recommendations 21.0 Plant and Equipment 21.1 Lifting Gear (slings, shackles, blocks, etc.)  Gears shall be checked daily for defects and safe working load (SWL)  Knots in chains are not acceptable  SWL shall not be exceeded  Gear will be returned to stores daily 21.2 Lifting Operations  Unless involved, employees shall keep at least 5 meters clear of all lifting operations  No one shall be allowed to stand below loads being lifted  Only one qualified employee shall supervise lifting operations 21.3 Cranes  Contractor will designate a qualified supervisor to determine the methods and develop plans for rigging operations to ensure its crane operations and lifting activities are monitored and executed in a safe manner  All cranes supplied by Contractor shall have current third party test certificate. A copy of this certificate and any other inspections shall be provided to PCO prior to jobsite use.  Supervisors shall inspect cranes daily for defects to wires, lifting hooks, hydraulics, etc., prior to operation and shall complete the register.  Supervisors shall ensure correct placement of cranes, taking into account outrigger position, jib length, direction of swing, overhead and underneath hazards and stability of ground  No equipment shall be operated if hazardous conditions are identified relating to any piece of lifting equipment or its use.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  10. 10. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN 21.4 Articulating Boom and Scissors Platforms  Elevated personnel work platforms shall be operated and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and only by trained and qualified employees.  Training and comprehension test records shall be made available to PCO upon request  All employees working inside personnel work platforms shall wear a full body harness attached to a designated anchor point.  A fire extinguisher shall be provided on all such equipment  Equipment used to hoist personnel shall not be used for material lifting 22.0 Portable Tools and Equipment 22.1 Hand Tools  Defective tools shall not be used  Right tools for the job shall always be used  Tools shall not be placed where they may fall or be a tripping hazard  Job-made tools of any kind will not be allowed on the jobsite 22.2 Electric Tools  Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) shall be used on all temporary field electrical equipment  Cables and plugs shall be inspected for damage before use  Frayed or worn cables will be immediately replaced  Correct voltage shall be determined prior to use  Cables shall be kept clear of sharp edges  Tools will not be used in wet or hazardous areas unless a Work Permit has been issued  Tools will be switched OFF when not in use 22.3 Air Tools  Air lines shall always be inspected for damage before use  Ensure couplings are secure  Air lines shall never be used to clean clothing  Air supply shall be shut-off when not in use 22.4 Vehicles and Equipment  All vehicles and equipment on the jobsite shall be equipped with functioning backup alarms  Seat belts will be used when operating vehicles and equipment Employees shall always wear PPE when using portable tools and machinery.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  11. 11. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN 23.0 Road Works  Traffic Control Plan shall be at the jobsite at all times when traffic is being controlled by the Contractor  Only trained and certified flag persons will be used on the jobsite  Signs shall be placed in advance of any roadwork to warn, inform and direct  Signs shall be clean and visible  Warning lights shall be used during hours of darkness  Barriers shall be erected around all excavations  Excavated material shall not encroach onto roads and walkways  The following guide shall be used when setting up road works, (including) signs, warning lights and cones: Speed of Traffic, # and Size of Warning Signs: 30 KPH 60 KPH 80 KPH 100 KPH 2 3 4 4 600mm 750mm 900mm 1500 mm Taper Length, # of Cones and # of Warning Lights for obstruction widths: 2.4m wide 2.4m wide 2.4m wide 2.4m wide 30m 45m 76m 91m 4 5 9 10 3.0m wide 3.0m wide 3.0m wide 3.0m wide 38m 58m 95m 114m 5 8 12 14 4 7 11 13 3.7m wide 3.7m wide 3.7m wide 3.7m wide 45m 69m 114m 137m 6 9 14 16 5 8 13 15 24.0 Scaffolding  All scaffolding must be erected and maintained according to established standards.  Employees shall never climb up/down a scaffold. Ladders shall always be used.  Ladders shall be secured at the top and the base, with a one-meter clearance at the top for access to platforms.  Scaffolds shall be inspected daily by a competent person. 25.0 Site Safety Coordinator  (Contractor) shall formally designate an individual who will be responsible for safety and health issues.  Coordinator shall reside onsite during all construction activities.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM
  12. 12. SAFETY LOGISTIC & HSE/OSHA MASTERPLAN  Coordinator shall have the authority and be responsive to (Contractor) employees, lower-tier subcontractor employees, and/or PCO safety concerns and issues that arise during the duration of the contract work.  Coordinator will participate in weekly planning, scheduling and safety meetings held by PCO. Any pertinent safety and health information from those meetings will be disseminated to Contractor’s employees and lower-tier Contractor employees. 26.0 Utility Locate  Prior to any jobsite construction or activity, Subcontractor will perform a site survey to determine the location of any utilities  The results of the site survey will be retained on the jobsite and used for work planning during excavation and boring activities 27.0 Water and Porta-John’s  Potable water shall be available to employees at all times  Potable water shall be kept in a shaded area  Porta-john’s shall be located within easy access of employees  One porta-john will available for every 50 employees 27.0 Welding and Cutting  Jobsite supervisor shall determine if a Work Permit is required.  Proper protective clothing and equipment shall be worn.  The work area shall be screened-off to protect other persons from arc flash and molten metal spray.  A fire extinguisher shall be within easy reach of the work and the area shall be clear of flammable materials.  All cylinders shall be kept upright and secured from falling over. Empty and unused cylinders shall be kept away from the work area.  All welding machines shall be grounded.  Eye and face protection shall be worn. __________________________________________ Date: CONTRACTOR :__________________________ Engineer on Site ___________________FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.BURJNET.COM