GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND SUB-CONTRACTORS
- Have on site and implement a site-specific Safety Plan/Code of Safe Practices and written IIPP for each site/job prior to commencing work, see Cal OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry.
- Establish the necessary safety precautions needed to perform work without endangering Caltech personnel and/or property.
- Follow Caltech's Contractors Responsibility for Safe Performance Appendix A and the General Work Requirements as outlined in the Cal OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry.
Note: This extends to Contractor employees and Sub-Contractor employees.
- Prior to the commencement of work, ensure that Contractors have a site-specific Safety Plan/Code of Safe Practices, an IIPP, and employee training records.
- Set-up a pre-construction meeting between the General Contractor and EHS with him/her present.
ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, AND SAFETY (EH&S)
- Meet with the Contractor prior to each job start for a pre-construction meeting.
- Provide Caltech site-specific safety policies and jobsite requirements. See Appendix B.
- Ensure Contractor's Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Code of Safe Practices, and employee training records are present on-site and available for review.
- Provide the Caltech Project Manager technical assistance and subject matter expertise as needed.
- Perform periodic job site audits to observe compliance with Cal/OSHA, Cal/EPA, and local Fire Safety regulations.
- Serve as safety liaison between Contractor and the Campus Community.
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFESTS
A Caltech EHS representative trained in DOT regulations and Hazardous Waste Manifests must review and sign any Hazardous Waste Manifests prior to the removal of any hazardous waste from the job site.
EMERGENCIES AND INJURIES
Emergencies and/or injuries requiring medical attention that occur on a construction site must be promptly reported to Campus Security at Caltech extension 5000 or by calling (626) 395-5000.