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1.0 PURPOSE ................................................................................................................. 2


2.0 SCOPE ...................................................................................................................... 2
3.0 RESPONSIBILITIES.................................................................................................. 2

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PURPOSE
To establish responsibilities for implementation of project Environmental, Safety, and
Health Execution Plans (ESHEP).

2.0

SCOPE
This procedure applies to all Bechtel, subcontractor, and vendor employees working
on Bechtel projects.

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RESPONSIBILITIES
3.1.

Project Construction Manager/Site Manager


The site manager has the responsibility for establishing the necessary
policies, procedures and resources for implementing an effective accident
prevention process at the project level. The site manager and the project
management team will lead by example, modeling the behavior expected
from all employees performing work on the project. The site manager will:
3.1.1 Champion the development of the project-specific ESHEP.
3.1.2 Champion the communication of policies and expectations to the
project team with regard to environmental, safety and health.
3.1.3 Ensure that employees are informed of the projects hazardous
conditions/concerns or near miss incidents.
3.1.4 Communicate to the project team that the emphasis on cost, schedule,
and quality will not override the importance of Environmental, Safety,
and Health implementation.
3.1.5 Participate in project environmental, safety and health assessments
and interact with all personnel and organizations concerning
improving safe work practices.

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3.1.6 Promote open communication, cooperation and trust between Bechtel,


and its employees, subcontractors and customers with regard to
optimizing environmental, safety and health on the project.
3.1.7 Promote environmental, safety and health performance expectations
to the entire project team.
3.1.8 Recognize outstanding environmental, safety and health performance
in order to increase commitment and participation.
3.1.9 Facilitate compliance with applicable statutory regulations and all
requirements of the ESHEP.
3.1.10 Champion, promote, support, and participate on the project Zero Injury
Team in order to:

Pursue and maintain a "Zero Injury" environment on the project.

Reduce personal injury, equipment and property damage and


prevent recurrences.

3.1.11 Establish clear responsibility and accountability for onsite implementation of the ESHEP.
3.1.12 Coordinate the project ESHEP with applicable aspects of the Bechtel
customers safety, health and environmental plan covering the project.
3.2

Field Supervision
3.2.1 Field supervision will become knowledgeable of Bechtels ES&H
policies and procedures and their individual responsibilities in regard
to implementing those policies and procedures.
3.2.2 Field supervision will be directly involved in implementing the
Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) requirements applicable to
their areas of responsibility.

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3.2.3 Field supervision will, as a top priority, take all reasonable action to
optimize the environmental, safety and health of each employee under
his/her control. Additionally, Field Supervision will also emphasize the
protection of equipment, project and property in their area of
responsibility.
3.2.4 Superintendents/General Foremen/Foremen will:
3.2.4.1 Promote, support and actively participate in the "Zero Injury"
philosophy.
3.2.4.2 Facilitate and support the Safety Task Analysis briefings and
communications and review the information necessary for the
employee to work in a safe manner (see CP-105, Safety Task
Analysis/Job Hazard Analysis).
3.2.4.3 Implement immediate action to correct reported or observed
unacceptable environmental, safety and health conditions
and/or behaviors.
3.2.4.4 Conduct ongoing assessments of the work areas and take
necessary corrective actions to eliminate substandard
practices, conditions and/or behaviors.
3.2.4.5 Conduct safety meetings and submit copies of minutes to the
project environmental, safety and health representative.
3.2.4.6 Assist in accident investigations and preparation of required
reports.
3.2.4.7 Assist in the implementation of the Emergency Response
Plan.
3.2.4.8 Enforce safety related work rules and take action as required
to ensure compliance.
3.2.4.9 Evaluate the safety performance of assigned employees and
report findings to the site manager.
3.2.4.10 Participate in pre-project planning and Job Hazard Analysis
(JHA).

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3.2.4.11 Conduct drug and alcohol fitness for duty observations where
applicable.
3.2.4.12 Complete the new hire ES&H orientation process (see
CP-102, Orientation and Training).

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3.3

Project Environmental, Safety and Health Supervisor


The project ES&H supervisor serves as the cognizant expert in matters
relating to ES&H and shall have the authority to stop work activity in the
event of imminent danger to the safety and health of workers, the public or
the environment. Resumption of work activity may resume only after joint
concurrence of site manager and project ES&H supervisor or his superior.
The project ES&H supervisor will be responsible for:
3.3.1 Promoting the "Zero Injury" philosophy.
3.3.2 Coordinating Environmental, Safety and
Bechtel customer.

Health activities with the

3.3.3 Conducting periodic environmental, safety and health assessments of


the project.
3.3.4 Conducting environmental, safety and health orientations to acquaint
employees with project conditions, safe work practices and
procedures.
3.3.5 Monitoring subcontractor compliance with applicable environmental,
safety and health requirements.
3.3.6 Coordinating the projects workers compensation insurance reporting
requirements.
3.3.7 Training and advising personnel on Environmental, Safety and Health
regulations, assessments and process activities.
3.3.8 Actively participating in the Bechtel Zero Injury Team for safety
improvement.
3.3.9 Providing information to employees regarding their emergency
response responsibilities.
3.3.10 Interpreting Environmental, Safety and Health requirements for the
project.
3.3.11 Filing safety performance reports, and other safety reports as required
by Bechtel Environmental, Safety and Health Services.

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3.3.12 Advising employees of hazardous conditions/concerns or near miss


incidents.
3.3.13 Assist in facilitating/conducting accident/incident investigations.
3.4

Employees
Employees will be responsible for the following:
3.4.1 Accepting individual responsibility for their own safe behavior.
3.4.2 Maintaining a proactive role in the implementation of the Project
ESHEP and the "Zero Injury" philosophy.
3.4.3 Working in a safe manner at all times.
3.4.4 Learning and abiding by Environmental, Safety and Health practices
and procedures applicable to their work tasks and for reporting
substandard practices, conditions or behaviors to their supervisor.
3.4.5 Promptly reporting injuries to their supervisor and project medical/first
aid.
3.4.6 Complying with the requirements of the project ESHEP and applicable
Employee Safety and Health Practices Handbook.

3.5

Subcontractors
Consistent with contractual obligations, subcontractors will be responsible
for the following:
3.5.1 Implementing a project-specific ESHEP.
3.5.2 Actively participating in the "Zero Injury" philosophy.
3.5.3 Implementing the Project ESHEP as well as the subcontractors own
ES&H Plan.
3.5.4 Providing a safe and healthful working environment for their personnel
on the project.

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3.5.5 Attending subcontractor pre-mobilization meetings, subcontractor


safety meetings, and other meetings held by the project in the interest
of environmental, safety and health.
3.5.6 Ensuring new employees attendance at orientation sessions and
specialized training sessions.
3.5.7 Conducting daily and weekly audits to monitor compliance with
environmental safety and health standards.
3.5.8 Designating a qualified on-site safety representative.
3.5.9 Conducting periodic safety meetings for supervisors and employees.
3.5.10 Jointly conducting root cause accident investigations of accidents and
near miss incidents with Bechtel Environmental, Safety and Health
Services.
3.5.11 Providing the project with copies of accident investigation reports,
statistical reports, workers compensation reports, OSHA 200 log, firstaid logs, and other documents as requested by Bechtel.
3.5.12 Maintaining current copies of applicable Environmental, Safety and
Health codes and standards on the project site.
3.5.13 Complying with the training and medical requirements of the project.
3.5.14 Actively participating in the near miss reporting system.
3.5.15 Participating on all craft based, safety related teams.
3.5.16 Complying with the applicabe
requirements of the project.

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