The contractor must clearly communicate the responsibilities, authorities, and
expectations of work control to all individuals who do work, including facility personnel,
subcontractors, and non-facility personnel. The specific responsibilities, authorities, and
interfaces related to work control must be defined in applicable work processes, including
Contractors must use the ISMS Process to integrate safety into all aspects of work
planning and execution. Safety requires both the involvement of the workers and hands-
on involvement of line managers. The ISMS Process is designed to promote this
involvement. ISMS ensure that environment, safety, and health management is an
integral part of performing work. Line managers are responsible for safety, as well as the
work being performed.
Authorized personnel approving the work should ensure that the change control process,
including the USQ Process, was used for changes that could impact the safety analysis or
the hazard controls. If during the performance of work, additional changes affecting the
safety analysis or the hazard controls are identified, these changes should be processed
using the change control and USQ processes and work should not resume until these
changes have been analyzed and approved.