Contractor and Construction Safety Program
It is the policy of Lafayette College to comply with all OSHA standards, including the general duty clause. It is expected that all contractors, sub-contractors and their employees comply with these regulations. The Construction Safety Program provides specific guidance and details of the various regulatory areas which all contractors and sub-contractors must maintain compliance.
General Contractors are expected to enforce these standards and practices. The general contractor will designate a Site Safety Supervisor. The Site Safety Supervisor will be the on-site contact person responsible for compliance with the Construction Safety Program.
Environmental Health and Safety is vested with the authority to intervene when construction activities cause conditions that pose a danger to the health and safety of workers, Lafayette College staff, visitors and the general public, or damage to Lafayette College property. During monitoring activities when non-compliance issues are identified, EHS staff will take all necessary steps to ensure that all violations are immediately corrected.
The Construction Safety Policy provides guidance in the following topics: