The PSM will be available whenever field activities are occurring. The PSM will confirm that all site personnel are familiar with the provisions of this Project HASP; and that workers understand the hazards that they may encounter and the procedures for mitigating those hazards, e.g., safe work practices, and personal protective equipment (PPE). The PSM serves as the emergency response liaison and incident commander, in addition to being the primary contact with the Owner and regulatory agencies for health and safety issues. The roles and responsibilities of the PSM shall include but may not be limited to the following:
Maintain, update, and implement the Project HASP. Conduct audits for compliance with the Project HASP and generate a summary report noting any deviations and corrective actions that may be necessary.
Approve any changes to the Project HASP due to modifications of procedures or newly proposed site activities.
Verify that personnel assigned to the project have appropriate training certifications and medical clearance.
Verify that controlled substance and alcohol testing is completed for all workers prior to starting work.
Work with Owner’s health and safety personnel to inform personnel of any site-specific practices and procedures that must be followed in addition to the provisions of this Project HASP.
Board-certified safety professional (CSP) or certified industrial hygienist (CIH).
OSHA 10 hour Construction Safety Course.
OSHA 40-hour hazardous waste operations (HAZWOPER) training (29 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 1926.65) and current eight-hour annual refresher.
8-Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor Training (29 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] 1926.65).
Have current training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).