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    Sequence of Construction
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    Authors and Contributors
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    1. Introduction
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    1.1. Purpose
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    1.2. Scope
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    1.3. Background Information
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    1.4. Organization and Content of Contract Documents
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    1.5. Bidding and Contract Requirements
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    1.6. Construction Documents (Plans and Specifications)
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    1.7. Specification Language
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    1.8. Methods of Contracting
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    2. Design Phase Considerations
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    2.1. Introduction
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    2.2. Contract Issues
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    2.2.1 General Conditions
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    2.2.2 Prime Contractor versus Subcontractor H&S Requirements and Flow-Down Provisions
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    2.2.3 Project Risk Characterization
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    2.2.4 Insurance and Bonding
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    2.2.5 Warranty, Hold Harmless, and Indemnity Provisions.
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    2.2.6 Scheduling and Coordination of Work
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    2.2.7 H&S Pay Items and Incentive Structure
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    2.2.8 Specification Development
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    3. Bid Phase Considerations
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    3.1. Introduction
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    3.2. The Bid Package and Review Process
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    3.2.1 Prequalification of Contractors
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    3.2.2 Invitation to Bidders
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    3.2.3 Request for Proposal (RFP)
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    3.2.4 Submission of Cost Proposals and Proposal Review Process
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    3.2.5 Pre-bid Meeting, and Site Visit
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    3.2.6 Bid Award and Selection of Contractor
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    4. Pre-Construction Phase
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    4.1. Introduction
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    4.2. Pre-Job Meeting
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    4.3. Contractor Submittals
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    4.4. Implementation Plan
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    5. Construction Phase
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    5.1. Introduction
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    5.2. Project Plans and Personnel
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    5.2.1 Designation, Identification and Qualification of On-site Safety Officer(s) and/or Designated Safety Representative(s)
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    5.2.2 Designation of Competent Person Assignments
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    5.2.3 Heavy Equipment and Crane Operator Qualification Program
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    5.2.4 Hazard Communication Program
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    5.2.5 Emergency Action Plan
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    5.2.6 Alcohol and Drug Testing Program
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    5.3. Observation of Construction
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    5.3.1 Safety Inspections and Audits
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    5.3.2 Jobsite Safety Meetings
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    5.4. Safety Documentation
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    5.4.1 Incident/ Injury Reporting
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    5.4.2 Periodic Summary Reporting
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    5.4.3 Hazardous Work Permit System
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    5.4.4 Job Safety and Health Analyses and Pre-task Planning
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    5.5. Change Orders/Scope Changes
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    5.6. Dealing with Noncompliance
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    6. Post Construction Phase
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    6.1. Introduction
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    6.2. Quality Control
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    6.3. Building Operations and Maintenance Procedures
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    6.4. Systems Testing
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    6.5. Safety Devices
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    6.6. Labeling
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    6.7. Facility Documentation and Construction Personnel Records
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    6.8. Loaned Equipment
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    6.9. Document Retention
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    Appendices
    Appendix A — Health & Safety Plan (HASP) Requirements
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    Appendix B — Owner Demand for Proactive Safety Measures
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    Appendix C — Project Design Checklists
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    Appendix D — Example Prequalification Form (PQF)
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    Appendix E — Example Prequalification Invitation Letter
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    Appendix F-1 — Example Request for Quotation Letter
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    Appendix F-2 — Suggested List of Attachments
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    Appendix G — Example RFQ Acknowledgement Form
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    Appendix H — Instructions to Bidders
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