manager, worksite employees, employee representatives, and other DOE
personnel with assigned oversight responsibilities.
Construction Superintendent Responsibilities
The construction superintendent is responsible for implementation of the project
safety and health plan. The superintendent or another duly designated
construction contractor representative must be present on the worksite during the
performance of any project work activities (refer to FAR 36.506 for fixed-price
construction and FAR 36.519 for cost reimbursement construction).
In no case shall the requirement for or the presence of dedicated project safety
and health personnel relieve the construction superintendent of full and complete
responsibility for compliance with all project safety and health requirements.
The construction superintendent is responsible for ensuring that all project
subcontractors comply with project safety and health requirements. The
construction superintendent is further responsible for coordinating with project
subcontractors and other site contractors those safety and health plan elements
addressing worksite hazards to which employees of other contractors may be
Prior to commencement of work on any project phase, the construction contractor
shall prepare and have approved by the construction manager a detailed analysis of
all hazards associated with that phase (see Figure 1 for sample format). The number
of phases for which a hazard analysis is required is not limited to those identified in
the project safety and health plan as the actual number of phases may differ from the