All firms contracted by SIGN DESIGN &FABRICATION, INC., because they are employers, are required by the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide safe and healthy employment to their Employee(s).
The Company as an employer is also responsible for providing a safe and healthful work environment for its Employee(s). Contract work, especially in occupied buildings, may present situations or conditions that may adversely impact on the safety and health of our Company Employee(s).
All Company personnel responsible for managing contracts will ensure that:
Each contractor is provided with warnings of hazards and information about our Company programs for abating these hazards;
Each contractor is informed of our Company’s safety, health, and environmental requirements; and
The work is conducted in a safe and responsible manner in compliance with applicable regulations and our Company’s requirements.
Our Company’s Contracting Officer will ensure that the contract language requires the contractor to:
Meet all applicable federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations and our Company’s requirements;
Provide their Employee(s) with the necessary training, medical exams, and safety equipment;
Submit written comprehensive safety and health plan for the specific contract undertaken;
Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and our Company’s requirements, with violation being grounds for default of the contract.