Owner Involvement in Construction at a National Laboratory

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In a construction project, the contractor and the owner each have a responsibility for ensuring the health and safety of personnel on a project site. The contractor has the responsibility for ensuring that the provisions of OSHA'S safety and health regulations are followed and that the work is conducted in a safe and well thought out manner (Kohn 1996). The owner has a responsibility for disclosing to the contractor those owner-controlled hazards that are present in the work area due to ongoing and past operations (OSHA 1997). With the owner taking an active role in disclosing the potential hazards, the ... continued below

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Lipka, G. March 8, 1999.

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  • Sandia National Laboratories
    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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In a construction project, the contractor and the owner each have a responsibility for ensuring the health and safety of personnel on a project site. The contractor has the responsibility for ensuring that the provisions of OSHA'S safety and health regulations are followed and that the work is conducted in a safe and well thought out manner (Kohn 1996). The owner has a responsibility for disclosing to the contractor those owner-controlled hazards that are present in the work area due to ongoing and past operations (OSHA 1997). With the owner taking an active role in disclosing the potential hazards, the contractor is able to account for, plan, and mitigate potential health and safety issues during the performance phase of the project. At Sandia National Laboratories, this disclosure is made early in the project through the use of processes developed specifically for this purpose.

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OSTI as DE00004260

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  • Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites, Manoa, HI (US), 03/22/1999--03/28/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-0551C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4260
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc685626

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  • March 8, 1999

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Lipka, G. Owner Involvement in Construction at a National Laboratory, article, March 8, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc685626/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.