(b) 29 CFR 1926.59, HAZARD COMMUNICATION, which provides the OSHA
standard for the evaluation of and the protection from hazardous chemicals.
(c) Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Part 36, which establishes policies and
procedures for federal contracting for construction and architect-engineer
(a) CONSTRUCTION is any combination of erection, installation, assembly,
demolition, or fabrication activities involved to create a new facility or to alter,
add to, rehabilitate, dismantle, or remove an existing facility. It also includes the
alteration and repair (including dredging, excavating, and painting) of buildings,
structures, or other real property, as well as any construction, demolition, and
excavation activities conducted as part of environmental restoration or
remediation efforts. This does not involve the manufacture, production,
finishing, construction, alteration, repair, processing or assembling of items
categorized as personal property (refer to FAR 36.102).
(b) CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR is the first-tiered contractor or subcontractor
who has been awarded the contract to perform all construction activities
described in the construction project acquisition documents.
(c) CONSTRUCTION MANAGER is the individual or firm responsible to DOE for the
supervision and administration of a construction project to ensure the
construction contractor's compliance with requirements set forth in the
construction project acquisition documents.
(d) CONSTRUCTION PROJECT is the full scope of activities required on the
construction worksite to fulfill the requirements of the construction project