University of Vermont Contractor Safety Handbook

Table of Contents

I. General Statement of Safety Commitment

II. Contractor Handbook Statement

Training

Regulatory Responsibility

III. General Policies

Parking and Traffic Rules

Identification

Access to Premises and Buildings

Pedestrian Safety

Smoking Policy

Harassment and Sexual Harassment Policy

Housekeeping

Photography

IV. Contractor Responsibility

General Provisions

Shipping Instructions

Interface

Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

V. Emergency Procedures

Alarms and Evacuations

First Aid, Emergency Medical Response & Blood Borne Pathogens

Environmental

VI. Incident Reporting

VII. Fire Prevention

Extinguishers

Fire Protection and Fire Alarm Impairments

Combustible Material Storage

Flammable and Combustible Liquids

VIII. Safety

Hazard Communication

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Respiratory Protection

Equipment Integrity and Inspections

Demolition and Deconstruction

Excavation Activities

Forklifts and Lifts

Fall Protection

Scaffold Erection

Cranes and Hoists

Ladders and Stepladders

Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices

Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout Tagout

Welding, Cutting, Brazing and Hot Work Permits

Compressed Gas Cylinders

Confined Space Entry

Barrier Tape

IX. Environmental

Chemical Management

Air Quality

Storm and Sewer Waters

Solid Waste

Hazardous Waste

Laboratory Work

Spill Clean-Up

Asbestos

Lead

Radioactive Material

X. Department of Risk Management Mission Statement