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					Jubail United Petrochemical Company (United)                                                 Site Safety Procedures Manual
United Olefins Complex Project                                                                             Rev. 1, July 2001
Jubail, Saudi Arabia                                                                                            Page 1 of 35


17. SUBCONTRACTOR REQUIREMENTS / RESPONSIBILITIES

        All Contractors and Subcontractors working on the Project shall have in effect a safety plan and shall
        designate a Safety Representative.

        Contractor's Safety Manager shall be responsible for initiating the Safety Program, ensuring that job
        site safety requirements and procedures are being accomplished, conducting safety inspections of work
        being performed, conducting weekly safety meetings with craft employees and submitting a weekly
        report to Owner’s Project Safety Department documenting safety activities. The Safety Manager will
        also be responsible for a continuing survey of its operations, to ensure that the probable causes of injury
        or accidents are controlled and that operating equipment, tools and facilities are used, inspected and
        maintained as required by applicable safety and health regulations.


        A.      GENERAL

                Owner‟s management at all levels is dedicated to assuring that its employees and others are provided
                a safe and healthy place to work on each of its projects. Contractor/Subcontractor shall be directly
                responsible for initiating and maintaining a positive safety effort to prevent his employees from
                working under conditions which are unsafe, unhealthy or unsanitary.

                The safety program has been prepared to assist each Contractor in satisfying its moral, contractual
                and legal accident prevention responsibilities, in such a manner that a safe, efficient operation is
                assured. It incorporates the safety requirements and safety rules of SABIC, the Owner, and complies
                with recognized standards such as OSHA (OSHA, CFR 1926 for Construction) and applicable ANSI
                and industry standards.

                Contractor/Subcontractor shall under no circumstances put any of his own employees at risk or
                jeopardize the health and safety of any employee of other project participants working on the project.

                Contractor Supervisory personnel shall see that there is an adequate safety procedure for the specific
                job to be done and that all procedures are well understood and followed.

                Contractor shall post safety signs, posters and banners at work areas promoting safety and informing
                workers of dangers and hazards associated with the work.


        B.      CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES

                1. Safety Meetings

                              Contractor shall establish a Safety Committee consisting of Owner project managers and
                               Contractor project managers, construction managers, supervision and safety
                               representatives of Contractor and subcontractors and Supervised ContractorS as a forum
                               to coordinate safety efforts, establish safety cooperation, ensure Owner and project safety
                               goals are met, and to ensure safety rules and procedures are understood. The Safety
                               Committee shall also decide over matters concerning the Safety Incentive program. The
                               Committee shall meet as often as required but at least monthly to discuss safety issues
                               concerning the current work being performed, training, upcoming work and safety
                               requirements, incidents and lessons learned, specific safety problems, safety performance,
                               action plans and other relevant safety issues.


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                              Contractor‟s safety representative shall attend a weekly safety meeting at the Owner‟s
                               project safety manager with the safety representatives of other ContractorS and project
                               participants to coordinate safety efforts and also to discuss current safety issues, action
                               plans, incidents, training needs, security issues and other relevant safety issues.



                2. Safety Personnel

                              The Contractor shall designate a full time qualified western Safety Representative on site
                               with at least five years field experience to be responsible for the Safety and Health of its
                               employees. Contractor shall submit Safety Representatives name and resume for Owner‟s
                               review and approval prior to mobilization. The Safety Representative will be subject to a
                               90 days trial period and the Owner reserves the right to request his replacement at any
                               time at no cost to Owner should he, at the opinion of Owner, not perform up to Owner‟s
                               and project expectations.

                              Contractor shall designate qualified field safety officers subjected to Owner‟s review and
                               approval with at least four years field experience to assist the Safety Representative to the
                               ratio of one per 60 people or, portion thereof, based on the total number of Contractor
                               employees working on the project. This ratio includes Contractor personnel working in
                               offices on the jobsite and lay-down facilities and fabrication shops. Safety administrative
                               personnel, fire-watchers, confined space attendants, perimeter guards and excavation
                               watchers, and other employees supporting safety are not to be regarded as field safety
                               officers in the ratio. The ratio for live and/or dangerous areas is one safety officer to 15
                               people.

                              The Safety Representative shall coordinate accident prevention as it applies to employee,
                               industrial, public safety, health, fire protection and prevention, and the equipment and
                               property applicable to the field or operation to which he is assigned. Regarding the
                               project's Safety and Accident Prevention Program, the project Safety Representative
                               reports directly to the Site Manager. He also reports to the Owner‟s safety representative
                               to ensure teamwork and integrated safety management and compliance is achieved and
                               will participate in Owner‟s and project safety initiatives and direct his employer to this
                               regard. The Safety Representative is not a part of the Project's line organization, and with
                               the exception of work performed within his office, he does not exercise direct operational
                               control of any project work.

                              The Safety Representative keeps a constant check on the methods used by supervisors
                               and employees to prevent safety violations. He has the authority to correct and instruct
                               employees concerning the violation of safety rules. He also has the authority to stop
                               work in situations of imminent danger, situations where serious property or equipment
                               damage may result, in situations where repeated safety deficiencies have not been
                               corrected. He also has the authority to stop work in situations where a work area has
                               achieved less than 85% compliance score in the Weekly Area Safety Assessment. Apart
                               from issuing a Stop Work Order, the work stoppage and reasons will be noted in the
                               Safety Discrepancy Logbook located in the area.

                              Should the Safety Representative witness an unsafe work situation which requires
                               application of the project's disciplinary program, he must bring this to the attention of the
                               appropriate project supervisor, and the supervisor is responsible for carrying out the
                               necessary corrective measures. In cases where people are guilty of safety violations the

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                               safety representative may remove the violator‟s project ID badge and escort the person(s)
                               off the site. The Safety Representative may advise or recommend the type of reprimand
                               or discipline to be applied, but he should never administer the discipline himself. If
                               appropriate discipline is not forthcoming, he should follow the chain of command until
                               appropriate corrective measures and discipline result.

                              Competent field safety officers designated by Contractor shall make frequent and regular
                               daily inspections of the jobsite and work areas. Contractor shall furnish each safety
                               officer red shirts for identification purposes. All safety officers on the project shall wear
                               uniform shirts and therefore Contractor shall seek the approval from Owner prior to
                               purchasing the red shirts.

                              To eliminate the possibility of field safety officers being intimidated by other employees
                               in the accommodation facilities, Contractor shall segregate the safety officers from others
                               living quarters.

                              Contractor shall not demobilize any safety personnel from the project without written
                               approval from Owner.



                3.        Work Stoppage

                          In the event of a work stoppage based on safety deficiencies, the Contractor shall immediately
                          remove the workforce from the work area and correct the safety deficiencies by allowing only
                          the people in the area that are competent to make the area safe. Contractor shall ensure no
                          other work is being performed during this time. Should the estimated time from the outset to
                          make the area safe be longer than four hours or where life threatening/imminent danger
                          situations exist, then the area will be barricaded or roped off and a sign placed with the
                          wording “Unsafe Area – Authorized Access Only”. Before the workforce is allowed back in
                          the area, Contractor shall ensure the area is re-inspected by Contractor‟s Safety
                          Representative and field supervisor and note corrective actions taken in the Safety
                          Discrepancy Logbook and declare the area safe for work by signing off in the logbook.


                4.        Weekly Area Safety Assessment Program

                          Contractor management shall implement the Owner‟s Weekly Area Safety Assessment
                          program. Areas will be determined according to field supervisor area of responsibility and
                          craft. Owner, Contractor management, supervisors and field safety officers shall actively
                          participate in the program and conduct weekly safety assessment audits of all the work areas
                          to quantitatively evaluate and document the assessment. Owner will schedule Weekly Area
                          Safety Assessments with the cooperation of Contractor. Unsafe acts and/or conditions noted
                          during daily inspections and weekly audits shall be corrected immediately. Owner reserves
                          the right to make recommendations. The following further outlines the program:
                                The assessment will be scored by reducing the total possible points in a category by one
                                 point for each deficiency noted. In the event an imminent danger violation, a life
                                 threatening situation or when work is being performed without a valid permit is
                                 observed the imminent danger penalty will be applied reducing the overall assessment
                                 score by 10 points for each.
                                Contractor shall immediately correct all deficiencies noted on the assessment within 24
                                 hours or provide a written explanation as to why a deficiency was not corrected.

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                                Contractor shall provide a written corrective action plan, signed by Contractor
                                 management within twenty-four hours of receipt of the assessment to Owner‟s
                                 management for a safety assessment scoring below 80%
                                Contractor shall shut down respective work activities and remove employees from the
                                 project associated with a safety assessment scoring 80% or below. Work will not resume
                                 until such time a meeting with Contractor‟s Senior Management and Owner‟s
                                 management is scheduled and conducted and all deficiencies noted corrected.

                5. Discipline

                          Contractor will implement a disciplinary policy and procedure and include the requirements
                          of the Owner. Apart from Contractor‟s own internal disciplinary procedure, ID badges of
                          persons guilty of minor safety violations will be punched a hole for each violation after it has
                          been determined through counseling that the violator blatantly ignored a safety rule. Should it
                          be determined through counseling that the person violated a safety rule without knowing
                          better then he must be given a warning. Persons will be dismissed from the project on the
                          third account of a hole being punched in the ID badge. Persons will immediately be dismissed
                          from the project site, regardless of the number of account of holes being punched in their ID,
                          should they be guilty of any of the following serious safety violations:

                                Driving a vehicle in excess of the stipulated/posted speed limit on the project,

                                Not complying to the 100% fall protection and 100% tie-off policy,

                                Putting his live or the lives of others at risk (imminent danger),

                                Altercation (both parties will be dismissed).

                                Disregarding barriers (unauthorized access into an area marked as being unsafe or
                                 unauthorized access into a restricted area.)

                                Violating permit conditions or performing work without a permit where an approved
                                 permit is needed.

                                Energizing or de-energizing a power source without proper authorization.

                                Smoking in vehicles, offices and any other unauthorized area.

                                Operating or cause to operate equipment without a valid inspection and color coding.

                          Should a person be dismissed from the project then the Safety Committee shall review the
                          case and make a final decision whether the person should be allowed back on the project after
                          appropriate disciplinary actions have been taken. In addition specific instruction, coaching
                          and or training may be required prior to allowing the person to work on the project again.


                6. Hazard Recognition

                              Contractor shall ensure a safe working plan for each new job assignment is developed and
                               analyzed for potential hazards by using the Job Safety Analysis. The Job Safety Analysis
                               is also part of the supervisor‟s duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Supervisors
                               Safety Logbook.


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                              Contractor shall instruct each employee on the jobsite in the recognition and avoidance of
                               hazards and unsafe acts and/or conditions applicable to its work environment to control or
                               eliminate injury or illness. Contractor shall enforce the project and statutory safety rules
                               on its employees.

                              Contractor is responsible for providing and requiring the use of appropriate personal
                               protective gear and equipment in all operations where there is an exposure to hazardous
                               conditions. All records shall be maintained at a location accessible to Owner.



                7. Hazard Communication

                          Contractor shall obtain a chemical permit approved by the Owner prior to the delivery of any
                          Hazardous Chemicals to the project and on the jobsite. Contractor shall provide Owner with a
                          copy of Contractor‟s Hazard Communication Program and the Material Safety Data Sheet(s)
                          (MSDS) for the chemical(s) or substance(s) intended for use on the site. A bookcase,
                          centrally located, will be dedicated for this information. Contractor is responsible for keeping
                          this information current. Contractor is responsible for maintaining a copy of Contractor‟s
                          Hazard Communication Program and Material Safety Data Sheet(s) onsite for Contractor‟s
                          own reference and employee training. A complete set of MSDS copies shall also be kept at
                          Contractor‟s medical facilities and the medical staff must be fully familiar with the contents
                          thereof. The legal storage, use and disposal of wastes of any hazardous chemicals or
                          substances are the responsibility of Contractor, in accordance with the Royal Commission
                          Environmental Regulations, 1999 and subject to review and approval by Owner.



                8. Incident Investigation and Reporting

                              Contractor shall immediately report all incidents involving injuries that require medical
                               treatment including first aid, fatalities, major equipment damage and chemical spillage to
                               the Owner. Contractor shall report all incidents verbally to Owner and Owner‟s safety
                               manager as soon as possible but within 3 hours of the incident and shall submit a short
                               written notification within 8 hours of the incident to the Owner with the basic detail and
                               submit a complete investigation report not later than 5 days after the incident.

                              All incidents and accidents will be properly investigated by an ad hoc committee
                               comprising of Contractor‟s Construction Superintendent, the Supervised Contractor or
                               subcontractor‟s Superintendent/ Supervisor responsible for the injured worker or incident,
                               the injured worker (where possible), Contractor‟s and Supervised Contractor or
                               subcontractor‟s safety officer, a representative of the Owner and other representatives of
                               the Owner/ Contractor/Supervised contractor or subcontractor who are familiar with the
                               safety practices involved and who can contribute to the analysis of the incident and make
                               recommendations for action to prevent recurrence.

                              Incidents to be investigated include but are not limited to all near miss incidents, all first
                               aid cases, all injuries requiring medical treatment, fatalities, all property damage, all
                               equipment damage, etc. to determine causes and to implement corrective measure to
                               prevent the same from happening. Owner reserves the right to participate in the
                               investigations, to make recommendations and to request reinvestigation if not satisfied
                               with the results of the investigation or corrective measures/actions taken/implemented.


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                              Contractor shall ensure the incident/accident scene is not disturbed until after the
                               investigation. Investigation shall begin promptly after the incident/accident. Where
                               applicable and with proper authorization, photographs may be taken of the scene of the
                               incident as well as any equipment involved in the incident. The results of the
                               investigation together with the Root Cause Analysis of the incident and the committee‟s
                               recommendations for preventative action(s) shall be submitted to Owner within 5 days
                               after the incident occurred. Contractor shall also compile a short summarized version
                               (flash report), of all the investigation and submit to Owner to be distributed to other
                               project participants as learning tool to prevent the same from happening.

                              Contractor shall also review and analyze all injuries, including first aid cases, to establish
                               trends that may indicate deviations from established work standards and safe working
                               procedures/practices. The Contractor shall take appropriate corrective action and submit
                               report to Owner, which may publish the results of the analysis.

                              Contractor shall classify first aid, recordable, restricted and days away from work injuries
                               and injury incidence rates in accordance with OSHA Record-keeping Guidelines and
                               ANSI Standard Z16.4-1997. Incidence rates will be based on 200,000 man-hours worked.

                              Contractor shall issue to Owner a detailed Weekly Safety Report which include all related
                               tabulated safety statistics and graphs to include all incidents/accidents during the
                               reporting period, hazards observed and corrective actions to deal with them,
                               achievements, initiatives, training, non-compliance issues, programs implemented and
                               activities planned for the next week. Contractor shall issue to Owner a Monthly Safety
                               Report not later than the 5th day of each month similar to the weekly report above but in
                               addition include an objective overview of the past month‟s activities and activities
                               planned for the next month.


                9. Failure to Correct Unsafe Conditions

                             If the Contractor fails to correct the conditions described in the Weekly Safety Assessment
                              Report and Safety Audits within the time specified, a second Report will be issued along
                              with a letter requesting compliance.

                             If no action is taken by the Contractor in the time set forth in the second Notice, a meeting
                              shall be scheduled with the Contractor‟s management, the Owner‟s Project Manager and
                              Safety Manager. This meeting should result in a documented agreement of the
                              Contractor‟s intended action and timing to correct the violation(s).

                             Failure to reach an agreement, or failure to correct the violation, shall be documented, and
                              the matter referred to the appropriate personnel for resolution up to and including possible
                              termination of contract.


                10.       Back-charges

                          After a second report or notice has been issued and the Contractor still fails to comply to the
                          project safety rules and regulations, or to correct the safety violation creating a hazard for
                          persons or property, Owner may cause to be performed, the necessary work and unilaterally
                          back-charge the Contractor.


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                11.       Fall Protection

                          The 100% fall protection policy on this project requires that Contractor shall at all times
                          provide a safe working platform for the employees such as complete scaffolding, man-lifts,
                          etc., when working at a height of 1.8 meter and above ground level to minimize the use of fall
                          protection devices such as full body harnesses. If this is at all not possible like in the case
                          example of scaffold builders involved in erecting or dismantling activities, Contractor will
                          enforce the correct use of full body harnesses with double shock absorbing lanyards to allow
                          100% tie-off at all times in accordance to OSHA requirements and regulations..


                12.       Contractor is responsible for the development of a fire protection and prevention program.
                          Contractor shall also comply with all fire and safety rules and regulations established on the
                          project.

                13.       Contractor will enforce the use of the Owner‟s Supervisor Logbook that guides the field
                          supervisor through his safety duties and responsibilities. Contractor will also enforce the
                          documenting of the supervisor‟s safety activities as outlined in the logbook. These logbooks
                          will be reviewed during the Weekly Area Safety Assessments and other Safety Audits.

                14.       Contractor will post a sign board of 500 mm x 400 mm in dimensions on a stake in each work
                          area at a easily noticeable location indicating the Contractor‟s company name, name of field
                          supervisor, name of foreman, number of people in crew, discipline and scope of work.

                15.       Contractor will post a Safety Discrepancy Logbook in each area at a location where it could
                          be easily noticed and accessed to allow the management, field safety officers and Owner to
                          log safety infractions and violations. Contractor will ensure field supervisors review the
                          logbooks on a regular basis and correct the safety issues noted.

                16.       Contractor shall obtain Owner‟s approval for all Contractor temporary facilities prior to
                          mobilizing them to the project and after mobilization Owner will inspect the temporary
                          facilities prior to Contractor occupying or using the facilities to verify Contractor facilities
                          meet applicable ANSI, OSHA and Owner safety requirements.

                17.       Contractor‟s labor camps shall comply with applicable Saudi government, Royal Commission
                          and SABIC regulations and standards including minimum living space per person, sanitation,
                          trash removal, food handling, food storage, nutrition, quality of water and testing of water,
                          health, security, fire prevention and fire protection, preventing the breeding of insects and
                          vermin, electrical installations, illumination, recreation, etc. Owner will inspect Contractor‟s
                          labor camps monthly and Contractor shall correct deficiencies immediately.

                18.       Safe Work Plans and Permits

                          Safe Work Plan

                          Contractor shall issue daily an approved Safe Work Plan per supervisor, work area and type
                          of work to be performed. The Safe Work Plan is an extension of the safe work planning as per
                          the Job Safety Analysis. Field Supervisors and Area Superintendents shall review the work
                          being performed with the Safe Work Plan each day and sign off at the beginning and end of
                          the shift on the document in the field at the work location. Contractor shall keep records
                          thereof and make it available to Owner upon request.



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                          Permits

                          Certain specific work requires a permit as per the project safety rules and regulations and
                          project safety procedures. Contractor shall issue a permit and attach it to the Safe Work Plan
                          to authorize the following hazardous work:

                                         All lifts requiring a non-engineered or engineered lift permit.

                                         All confined space entries.

                                         Hot-work.

                                         All NDT and Radiography.                 (Attachment 8)

                                         Lockout and tag-out.

                                         Road closures.

                                         Excavations.

                                         Electrical connections and disconnection.

                                         Chemicals.

                                         Line break.

                                         Hot tapping.

                                         Scaffold erection.

                                         Installation of temporary and permanent facilities.

                                         Night work.             (Attachment 6)

                                         Elevated work. (Attachment 7)



                19.       Safety Penalties
                          Safety is a prime concern and responsibility of Owner and Contractor. Owner‟s Safety
                          Review Committee will investigate poor safety performance where areas have achieved 85%
                          and below for two consecutive weeks in the Weekly Area Assessments to determine the cause
                          for the poor performance. Contractor will be advised in writing of the committee‟s findings.

                          Should the Safety Committee determine that continuous poor safety performance is a result of
                          inadequate, poor or insufficient field supervision and/or safety personnel, then Owner will
                          instruct Contractor to replace the supervision and/or safety personnel or, provide additional
                          field supervision and/or safety personnel. Contractor shall adhere to the findings of the
                          committee and provide the replacement or additional field supervision and/or safety personnel
                          within seven days of the written notification.

                          Contractor may request the Safety Committee in writing to review the need for additional
                          field supervision and/or safety personnel and be relieved from the requirement for additional
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                          personnel when Contractor has achieved consistently above 90% in the Weekly Area Safety
                          Assessments for a minimum period of two months.


                20.       Safety Incentive Plan

                          Contractor shall participate in the Safety Incentive Program of the Owner for this project,
                          which is designed to achieve competition between ContractorS and to benefit the people.

                          Contractor shall submit Contractor‟s Safety Incentive Program to Owner for review and
                          approval. The program must meet the requirements outlined in the Owner‟s Safety Incentive
                          Program and must also clearly show how the employees will be awarded.



                21.       Pre-Construction Meeting

                          Contractor, before starting work at the jobsite, shall attend a pre-construction meeting with
                          Owner to understand the scope of work, project conditions and safety requirements. A jobsite
                          tour shall be made to confirm Contractor‟s awareness of potential safety hazards.
                          Appropriate methods, equipment, devices and material shall be provided by Contractor to
                          assure a safe work place. It is Contractor‟s obligation to undertake any action, which may be
                          necessary or required to establish and maintain safe working conditions at the jobsite.
                          The following items, but not limited to, will be discussed during this meeting:
                               Management‟s commitment to the safety program and the safety performance expected
                                of the Contractor.
                               The actions that will be taken in the event of unsatisfactory safety performance of the
                                Contractor or a Contractor employee.
                               The Safety Action Plan to be developed by the Contractor specific to the scope of work
                                to be performed by the Contractor. Contractor shall assign the names of individuals that
                                will be responsible for performing specific actions.
                               Accident reporting and investigation requirements.
                               Site security, first aid, medical services and emergency procedures.
                               Weekly Area Safety Assessment Program and policy.
                               Safety Discrepancy Logbooks.
                               Supervisor Safety Logbook.
                               Safe Work Plan.


                22.       Instruction and Training

                          Contractor shall ensure employees undergo instruction and training as required by Owner and
                          also attend Owner‟s training sessions where necessary. Records of training conducted and
                          attended shall be maintained for review by Owner, as applicable. Examples of such required
                          training are:

                                    Meetings – All meetings ( staff, progress and others), shall have a portion of the
                                     agenda devoted to safety and accident prevention

                                    Work Assignments – All work assignments must include specific attention to safety.
                                     Follow-up monitoring is required and additional training given where required in
                                     order to prevent accidents.

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                                    Daily Tool Box Meetings – Properly conducted and recorded daily craft toolbox
                                     safety meetings are required and should last 10 – 15 min prior to the start of work
                                     each day. These meetings shall be held by area supervision.

                                    Specific Instructions – Owner requires that employees performing specific tasks are
                                     trained in the safe performance of the job or operating specific equipment is trained in
                                     its usage.

                                    Craft – Craft will be trained in the safety aspects of their job and will attend a training
                                     session of 8 hours minimum. Examples are:- welder to be trained in Hot-work safety,
                                     steel erectors, scaffold builders and other required to work at an elevation to be
                                     trained in elevated work safety, people required to work in confined spaces to be
                                     trained in confined space and vessel entry safety, crane operator and riggers and
                                     signalmen to be trained in crane operation and rigging safety, etc.

                                    Supervisors – All field supervisors shall attend Owner‟s 40 hour Safety Leadership
                                     Training course. Safety standards and requirements will be dealt with in detail. The
                                     training also includes the mandatory use of the Supervisors Logbook, Area
                                     Discrepancy Logbook and Weekly Area Safety Assessments.

                                    Indoctrination – Contractor shall ensure all employees receive initial safety
                                     indoctrination training prior to the start of work on the project to ensure they
                                     understand the general safety rules and requirements and annually thereafter. This
                                     training shall be a pre-requisite to receiving an ID badge to gain access to the site.

                                    Additional Indoctrination – Contractor shall ensure all employees undergo additional
                                     safety indoctrination and training when major changes are upcoming or are
                                     experienced such as the activities and conditions associated with pre-commissioning.


                23.       Record keeping

                          It is Contractor‟s responsibility to maintain all records required by Owner, Workers‟
                          Compensation Insurance or similar regulations. This includes the maintenance of an accident
                          log, annual summary and the posting of all prescribed posters.
                          A log of safety activities, accident investigations, employee instruction, training, toolbox
                          meetings shall be maintained onsite and copies shall be promptly provided to Owner upon
                          request.
                          Accident experience records and statistics, incident rates, man-hours, number of employees
                          will be maintained and submitted to Owner weekly and monthly.
                          Medical facilities will maintain complete records of all illnesses and injuries and treatment
                          given and shall be made available to Owner upon request.


                24.       Fire Prevention and Fire Watch

                          Fire Prevention

                          a)     Through the duration of this Contract, Contractor shall be responsible 24 hours per day,
                                 7 days per week for fire protection in its work and operational areas, including offices,

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                                 tool rooms, and storage areas. Contractor must provide approved fire-fighting
                                 equipment at the work places and offices in adequate quantities and its employees must
                                 be trained in the usage of such equipment.

                          b)     Contractor shall appoint a Fire Marshal, approved by Owner, with adequate training and
                                 experience in fire prevention and fire fighting to coordinate the Contractor‟s overall fire
                                 prevention and fire fighting program, fire prevention/fighting training program, and the
                                 training of Fire-watchers at the jobsite.

                          c)     Contractor shall prepare a monthly fire report and submit it Owner not later than the 5th
                                 day of the following month. It shall summarize:

                                     All fires occurring at the jobsite during the month.

                                     All fire hazards observed at the jobsite during the month, and the corrective actions
                                      planned or taken to deal with them.

                                     Visits and audits by government officials and inspectors.

                          d) Contractor shall at a minimum comply to the following requirements:

                                     Develop and present to Owner for review a fire prevention training program and
                                      implement it to the work force.

                                     Adequate distance for fire fighting equipment shall be maintained between
                                      temporary structures and permanent facilities.

                                     The use of wood or combustible temporary shacks around permanent buildings
                                      under construction shall be minimized. All temporary shacks shall be kept a
                                      minimum distance of 20 meters from the perimeter walls of such buildings.

                                     Temporary buildings and shelves and storage containers in warehouses shall be built
                                      of non-combustible materials.

                                     Fireproofed cabinets or other fire resistant storage facilities shall be used wherever
                                      important documents are stored.

                                     Provide sprinkler systems in areas where important documents or high fire risk
                                      combustible materials are stored.

                                     Provide alarms and smoke detectors.

                                     Provide portable or permanently mounted extinguishers shall be available within 10
                                      meters of a workforce involving welding, burning or the use of an open flame.

                                     Each welder shall use welding blankets in order to contain weld splatter.

                                     At least one permanently mounted fire extinguisher shall be provided in each
                                      building near the door. Additional extinguishers shall be mounted so as to have one
                                      available within 20 meters of any point inside the building.

                                     Extinguishers shall be located within 15 meters of any point on the perimeter of
                                      material stored in fuel or combustible materials storage areas. Additionally, these

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                                      areas shall be identified with signs restricting vehicle access and prohibiting fire
                                      ignition sources and smoking.

                                     A permanently mounted extinguisher shall be placed on each item of mobile
                                      industrial equipment having a diesel or gasoline engine, and on all welding
                                      machines.

                                     All fire prevention/fire fighting equipment shall be inspected monthly to ensure they
                                      are in a good working order and replaced if faulty. Records of inspections shall be
                                      maintained for review by Owner, as applicable.

                                     Contractor shall establish channels of communication and working arrangements to
                                      obtain the assistance of the fire fighting resources from the Civil Authorities.

                                     Fuel containers shall be of metal and equipped with an air-vent.

                                     Fuel trucks will be properly grounded when refueling equipment. Equipment shall
                                      be switched off during refueling.

                                     Stored oxygen cylinders shall be separated from gas cylinders by either a fire
                                      retardant partition of at least 2 meters high or a minimum distance of 6 meters away.

                          e)     Contractor shall provide a layout of temporary facilities that incorporates all the fire
                                 prevention requirements.

                          Fire Prevention / Fire Fighting Plan

                          Contractor‟s overall jobsite fire prevention / fire fighting plan shall describe how Contractor
                          proposes to discharge its duties and shall also include the following topics at a minimum:

                                     An analysis of the major fire risks that must be protected against and the method of
                                      protection.

                                     A description of the firewater supply facilities that will be provided.

                                     Spacing that will be used in laying out temporary facilities at the jobsite to assure
                                      safe distances between potential fire hazards.

                                     Fire protection of vital documents and records.

                                     Temporary fire prevention measures for temporary buildings, permanent plant
                                      facilities, labor camps and all other facilities.

                                     Provision of fire prevention surveillance, fire watch, alarms, smoke detectors and
                                      other warning measures.

                                     The organization of the fire brigades, their training and call out system.

                                     The fire prevention training program.

                                     Schedules and checklists for fire prevention inspections.



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                                     A fire emergency response plan outlining fire brigade and non-brigade personnel
                                      mobilization requirements, command posts, communication procedures with local
                                      community fire company random testing, etc.

                          Fire Watch

                          The Contractor shall furnish Fire watch personnel for all cutting, burning and welding, and
                          other open flame operations. The Fire watch personnel will be properly trained and equipped
                          with the proper fire fighting equipment. The Fire-watch will be responsible to watch for fires,
                          prevent fires, put fires out, and give the alarm. Each Fire-watch person will be responsible
                          for a maximum area described by an eight-meter circle on a horizontal plane. All open flame
                          operations will be within the responsibility area of a Fire-watch.
                          Fire-watchers will wear a red reflective vest for easy identification.
                25.       Third Party Inspections

                          In addition to visits and safety inspections Contractor‟s corporate safety or insurance
                          representatives, Contractor is advised that the project will be inspected/audited from time to
                          time by authorized third parties. Among others so authorized are representatives of Owner,
                          insurance companies of Owner. Upon their proper identification, they are entitled to access
                          and courteous consideration. Owner shall be made aware, if possible upon their arrival, but in
                          any case as soon as possible of the purpose and results of such visits which relate to safety.


                26.       Construction Emergency Action Plan

                          Contractor in consultation with Owner shall prepare and implement a Construction
                          Emergency Action Plan for evacuation of the work area in the event of a natural disaster site
                          emergency and/or project emergency. Contractor will be responsible for advising its
                          employees of the emergency signals and primary evacuation route. During site major
                          emergency or gas release from nearby units all engines and spark/flame generating equipment
                          and tools shall be stopped.


                27.       Clothing Requirements

                                Long sleeve shirts shall be worn at all times. Sleeveless shirts and tank tops are not
                                 permitted.

                                Long pants are required.

                                Steel toed leather safety shoes with shoelaces will be worn at all times. Folding in of the
                                 back part as to convert to a slip-on shoe will not be permitted. Sandals, tennis shoes, or
                                 any other street type shoe will not be permitted.

                                Loose fitting clothes or jewelry shall not be worn around such things as moving
                                 machinery, grinding operations.

                                A hard hat or hair net as appropriate shall protect hair that could come in contact with or
                                 be caught in machinery.


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                28.       Personal Protective Equipment

                               Approved hard hats meeting specifications contained in ANSI (American National
                                 Standards Institute) Z89.1-1981 and/or Z89.2-1971 will be worn at all times when
                                 outside offices and vehicles. Hard hats shall also be worn when employees are engaged
                                 in activities requiring goggles, welding hoods and shields and face shields.

                               Safety glasses, complying to ANSI Z89, with side shields are required in plant and
                                 construction areas at all times when outside offices and vehicles. Dark safety glasses
                                 may be worn during daytime. Clear or amber glasses must be worn at night or in poor
                                 illuminated areas during daytime.

                               Approved eye and face protection is required as follows:

                                  i)     Goggles, welding hoods and shields, and face shields are required and will be
                                         properly worn at all times when in the area of operations where welding, burning,
                                         grinding, chipping, chemical handling, corrosive liquids or molten materials,
                                         drilling, sawing, driving nails, power actuated tools, concrete pouring, etc., are
                                         being performed. Also when using tampers and gas fueled hand operated
                                         equipment such as chainsaws. This section will also apply to those employees of
                                         Contractor who are assisting any worker as an apprentice or helper.

                                  ii)    Prescription glasses must be approved safety glasses or approved eye protection
                                         shall be worn. Use of contact lenses shall require pre-approval from Owner and
                                         shall be considered only in cases where vision correction cannot be achieved by
                                         the use of safety glasses.

                                        Protective earplugs must be worn when noise levels in working areas exceed
                                         specified safety limits of 80dB., or as directed by Owner. Contractor shall measure
                                         the noise levels of each area where noise is present to determine noise levels and
                                         each area where the noise level exceeds 8odB shall be posted with warning and ear
                                         protection signs.. Records of measurements shall be maintained and made
                                         available to Owner for review upon request.

                29.       Fall Protection

                               To comply with 100% fall protection policy and 100% tie off requirements, all employees
                                shall wear full body safety harnesses equipped with two shock absorbing lanyards when
                                working 1.8 meters or more above the ground or when working in a precarious position.
                                One lanyard shall be securely attached to the employee and secured to a structure or static
                                line 100 percent of the time and shall allow a maximum fall distance of 1.8 meters. Full
                                body safety harnesses complete with double shock absorbing lanyards to comply with the
                                100% tie off policy shall also be worn and attached to the tie-off rail when working out of
                                extensible and articulating boom platforms and man baskets and to vertical drop lines
                                when working from suspended scaffolding.

                               Seat belts and/or harnesses shall be worn by all employees operating any motor vehicle
                                and any equipment with rollover protection structures during performance of the Work.

                               Where the use of other fall protection devices is impractical safety nets shall be provided
                                when work places are more than 3.0 meters above the ground and under each piperack.
                                Such safety nets shall be inspected and approved by a competent engineer prior to people
                                working above. Safety nets shall also be inspected weekly by a competent engineer and

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                               records kept. Contractor shall implement an inspection and tagging system similar to
                               scaffolding inspection and tagging system.

                              Safety nets shall be installed when people are working at elevated levels in structures to
                               contain debris, material and other loose items falling from above to protect people
                               working below. Nets shall be cleaned frequently to prevent fire hazard resulting from
                               debris accumulating.



                30.       Signs, Signals, Barricades and Lights

                              Signs, signals and barricades shall be visible at all times where a hazard exists.

                              Barriers will be constructed of material of substantial strength such as scaffold tubing or
                               50mm x 100mm lumber. Red and white, yellow and black or similar barrier/warning tape
                               will not be accepted and may only be used to increase the visibility of the erected barrier.

                              All streets, roads, highways, and other public thoroughfares, which are closed to traffic,
                               shall be protected by effective barricades on which shall be placed acceptable and highly
                               visible warning signs. Barricades shall be located at the nearest intersecting public
                               highway or street on each side of the blocked section.

                              All floor openings, open trenches and other excavations shall be provided with suitable
                               floor opening covers, barriers, signs and lights to the extent that adequate protection is
                               provided to the public. Obstructions such as material piles and equipment shall be
                               provided with similar warning signs and lights.

                              All barricades and obstructions shall be illuminated by means of warning lights from
                               sunset to sunrise. Materials stored upon or alongside public streets and highways shall be
                               so placed, and the work at all times shall be so conducted as to cause the minimum
                               obstruction and inconvenience to the traveling public.

                              All barricades, signs, lights and other protective devices shall be installed and maintained
                               in conformity with applicable statutory requirements and, where within railroad and
                               highway right-of-way as required by the authority having jurisdiction there over.

                              When any work is performed at night or where daylight is shut off or obscured,
                               Contractor shall at its expense provide artificial light sufficient to permit work to be
                               carried on efficiently, satisfactorily and safely, and to permit thorough inspection. During
                               such time periods the access to the place of work shall also be clearly illuminated. All
                               wiring for electric light and power shall be installed and maintained in a first class
                               manner, securely fastened in place and at all points, and shall be kept as far as possible
                               from telephone wires, signal wires, and wires used for firing blasts.

                              Signs, signals and barricades shall be removed when the hazard no longer exists.

                              Contractor‟s employees working in an area of potential traffic hazard shall wear approved
                               orange reflective type vests.

                              Adequate safe pedestrian crossings shall be provided over trenches and excavations and
                               constructed to applicable OSHA scaffolding standards with regards to rails and walkway
                               (platform), and be of a strength that meets the load bearing criteria of at least 10 people.

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                               These crossings shall be inspected weekly and tagged with the same tagging system used
                               as for scaffold inspections.

                31.       Rigging Equipment

                              All rigging equipment shall be free from defects, in good operating condition and
                               maintained in a safe condition and shall bear the serial number of the manufacturer and
                               the Safe Working Load capacity (SWL) marked on it. All rigging equipment will also be
                               accompanied by the manufacturer‟s certificate indicating the serial number and capacity.

                              A designated, competent employee of Contractor prior to initial use on the jobsite shall
                               inspect rigging equipment and monthly thereafter to ensure that it is safe. Records shall
                               be kept on jobsite of each of these inspections by Contractor and shall be made available
                               to Owner upon request. Any defective rigging equipment or materials that are observed
                               shall be destroyed or immediately removed from the site.

                              No hand spliced slings will be accepted or used on the project.

                              Contractor will ensure all spreader bars have an engineered design and a test certificate
                               for the Safe Working Load capacity (SWL) clearly marked on it. Contractor will keep
                               relevant documentation on record and make it available upon request to Owner.

                32.       Hand and Power Tools

                              All hand and power tools, whether furnished by Contractor or by Contractor‟s employee
                               shall be maintained in a safe condition.

                              Contractor shall not issue nor permit the use of unsafe hand or power tools.

                              Electrical power tools shall be grounded or double insulated with proper assured
                               equipment grounding, or ground fault interrupter circuit protection provided.

                              Pneumatic power tools shall be secured to the hose or whip by some positive means such
                               as tied off with stainless steel wire or clips. Couplings of pneumatic hoses will be
                               properly secured and in addition all pneumatic hoses will be fitted with a whiplash
                               arrestor across couplings.

                              Only properly trained Contractor‟s employees shall operate power actuated tools.
                               Certification records, employee certification cards or equivalent certification
                               documentation shall be maintained by Contractor on each of its employees using power
                               actuated tools during performance of the Work.

                              All grinding machines shall conform to applicable OSHA and ANSI requirements. Hand
                               held grinders such as angle grinders, surface grinders, pencil grinders, etc. shall be
                               equipped with a dead-man switch.

                              Cords, leads and hoses shall be kept at least 2.0 meters off the ground or whatever height
                               is necessary to be protected from traffic and prevent tripping hazards.

                              Electrical power and extension cords and welding cables/leads and hoses shall not be
                               coiled while in use.

                              Voltage shall not exceed 24 volts for electrical tools during use inside a confined space.

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                33.       Compressed Gas Cylinders

                              Cylinders shall be kept away from sparks, hot slag and flames or be adequately protected.

                              Cylinders shall not be placed where they can become part of an electrical circuit.

                              Cylinders shall be labeled as to the nature of their contents.

                              Oxygen cylinders in storage shall be separated from fuel gas cylinders or combustible
                               materials a minimum of 6.0 meters, or by a noncombustible barrier at least 2.0 meters
                               high having a fire resistant rating of at least one half hour. Empty cylinders shall be
                               separated as above from full cylinders and stored with like cylinders.

                              No Smoking signs shall be posted at storage areas and signs shall clearly indicate contents
                               of cylinders.

                              Anti-flashback arrestors and check valves shall be installed on all oxygen and acetylene
                               cutting gear. The anti-flashback arrestor shall be installed at the regulator end and the
                               check valve at the cutting torch end of each hose while in operation.

                              When not stored in cradles, compressed gas cylinders shall be secured with chains in an
                               upright position at all times. Gas cylinders in use shall be placed in an upright position in
                               trolleys and secured by chains.

                              When transporting, moving and storing cylinders valve protection caps shall be in place
                               and secured. Cylinders shall only be transported in an upright position and secured to
                               prevent them from falling over.

                              Cylinders shall not be hoisted by magnets or choker slings. Valve protection caps shall
                               not be used for hoisting cylinders. Cylinders may only be hoisted in engineered designed
                               cages/cradles bearing the SWL capacity of the cage/cradle. The cradles/cages must be
                               designed to a safety stress factor of at least five of the maximum load. A competent
                               engineer approved by Owner, must inspect such cages/cradles weekly and certify it safe
                               for use.

                34.       Scaffolds

                              All scaffolds will be built/erected and dismantled and used as per the specifications and
                               requirements of OSHA CFR 1926 unless otherwise specified in this document and the
                               project safety manual.

                              Scaffolding not adaptable to guard rails shall require the use of safety harnesses with the
                               lanyard attached to a secure substantial object.

                              Mobile scaffold casters shall be secured and locked prior to mounting.

                              No personnel shall be on mobile scaffold when it is being relocated.

                              Contractor‟s employees working swing stages, boatswain chair, floats, suspended
                               scaffolds, man-lifts, suspended man-baskets and needle beam scaffolds shall wear safety


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                               harnesses with double shock absorbing lanyards and with lanyards attached to an
                               independent lifeline.

                              Contractor shall ensure all scaffolds are inspected and tagged safe for use prior to the use
                               thereof and weekly thereafter by a competent scaffold inspector. A proper scaffold
                               inspection and tagging system, which is consistent with OSHA and universally
                               recognized industry standards, shall be utilized and maintained. Unsafe scaffolds will be
                               tagged unsafe and rectified immediately.

                              Scaffolds not being tagged and declared safe for use are not to be used. People using such
                               incomplete scaffolds or scaffolds not specifically declared safe, are violating the 100%
                               fall protection policy and may be removed from the jobsite. Only competent scaffold
                               builders are allowed on unsafe or incomplete scaffolds for the purpose of completing the
                               scaffold, making it safe or the dismantling thereof.

                              Scaffold shall not be used as temporary support for piping spools.

                              Wooden scaffolds are not allowed.

                              All scaffolds of 12 meter and higher shall be inspected and approved by a competent
                               scaffolding engineer prior to use. Specialty scaffolds and scaffolds exceeding the height
                               of 12 meter will have an engineered design approved prior to the erection thereof and will
                               be inspected by an engineer approved by Owner and approved prior to use. Design plans
                               will be made available to Owner upon request.

                              Footings or anchorage for any scaffold shall be sound, rigid and capable of carrying the
                               maximum intended load without settling or displacement.

                              No unstable objects such as concrete blocks shall be used to support scaffolds or planks.

                              Any part of a scaffold weakened or damaged shall be repaired or replaced immediately.

                              All scaffold planking shall be free of knots and cracks (Class A number) and shall
                               completely cover the work platform.

                              Scaffold planks shall be laid tight, cleated at both ends or overlapped a minimum of 12
                               inches and nailed or bolted to prevent movement, with overlaps occurring directly above
                               scaffold supports.

                              Safe access shall be provided to the scaffold platform. Specifically, a ladder with a safe
                               means of access to the platform from the ladder. The ladder shall be properly secured and
                               shall extend at least one meter above the landing.

                              Scaffolds shall have a minimum top rail height of 1.2 meter with a mid-rail of 600mm
                               high. Toe-boards shall be installed on all open sides and ends of scaffold platforms.

                35.       Pipe Supports

                          All temporary pipe supports and pipe supports used in fabrication shops shall have an
                          engineered design, with a safety stress factor of at least two, safe working load capacity
                          displayed on it and inspected by an engineer prior to use and inspected monthly thereafter.
                          The design of temporary pipe supports and pipe supports in fabrication shops will have proper


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                          end stops and end footings without any overhang. Lists of each design and type indicating its
                          purpose of use, safe working load capacity and pipe bore shall be submitted to Owner.

                36.       Jobsite Transportation Rules

                              Drivers of motor vehicles shall be instructed to exercise judgment as well as observe
                               posted speed limits. Maximum speed limit is 20 kilometers per hour. However, much
                               slower speeds are necessary in congested areas.

                              Vehicles shall only be operated by employees having a valid driver‟s license issued by
                               the Government of Saudi Arabia.

                              All Contractor‟s means of ingress and egress routes will be adequately marked as such,
                               since their employees are to travel these routes only.

                              Pedestrians have right of way over motorized traffic.

                              Use vehicle horn for safety at blind corners and when passing.

                              Established signals or turn signals are to be used.

                              Ignition key is to be left in cars at all times when within the jobsite. Contractor‟s
                               employees‟ cars may be locked within the designated Contractor‟s perimeter parking
                               area.

                              Reckless driving or other nonobservance of these instructions will be cause for
                               withdrawal of driving privileges on the project.

                              No bicycle or 2 wheeled motorized vehicles are allowed on the project. Any ATV‟s used
                               on the jobsite will be 4 wheeled, not 3 wheeled.

                              Full caution is to be exercised in the movement of heavy equipment on Owner‟s
                               roadways. Flagmen or grounds-men shall be provided by Contractor ahead of and behind
                               heavy moving loads to ensure safe movement of this equipment, the safety of other plant
                               traffic, protection of plant power lines, pipe lines, supports and other operating equipment
                               along the roadways. Rubber tired equipment of adequate load capacity is to be used for
                               offsite movement of crawler type equipment. All cranes are to be moved on plant roads
                               with booms detached or fully retracted.

                37.       Cranes and Derricks

                              All cranes and derricks shall be certified as being in safe operating condition by a third
                               party Inspection Company prior to submitting it to the Owner for inspection. The Owner
                               will inspect the crane/derrick, review the third party inspection certificate insurance
                               certificate and drivers/operator license prior to the issuance of an access pass to the
                               jobsite. Cranes will also undergo a third party inspection annually. All certifications shall
                               be maintained by Contractor and made available to Owner upon request.

                              Crane operators must be in possession of a valid Saudi Government license. The operator
                               should be trained, experienced and qualified for the operation of that specific make and
                               model of crane. The utilizing Contractor should provide operator experience
                               documentation even if he is using a subcontractor on site.


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                              Contractor shall form a Rigging Group and assign a Rigging Supervisor, Crane Inspector
                               and a Crane and Rigging Trainer to that organization. They shall have adequate training,
                               experience and certification to perform their duties.

                              The swing radius of cranes shall be barricaded.

                              Standard hand signals shall be posted at an operator‟s station.

                              Only a competent rigger shall direct rigging methods when rigging a load for lift and only
                               one competent signalman shall give signals to direct the lift. Rigger and signalman shall
                               wear a green reflective vest.

                              Contractor shall observe manufacturer‟s specifications.

                              Equipment shall not be operated where any of the equipment or load will come within 5.0
                               meters of electrical distribution or transmission lines.

                              Equipment shall not be lubricated while in use.

                              Rated load capabilities, recommended operating speeds, special hazard warning, specific
                               hand signal diagram and special instructions shall be visible to the operator while he is at
                               the control station.

                              Contractor‟s employees shall not be allowed to work under the load or pass through under
                               the suspended load of cranes. This is considered a life threatening (imminent danger)
                               situation and therefore a serious safety violation. Tag lines shall be used on all loads.
                               Special caution should be used in concrete bucket operations.

                              A competent Crane Inspector prior to each use and at monthly intervals shall inspect
                               cranes and derricks. Contractor shall maintain records on jobsite of these inspections and
                               Contractor shall make copies available to Owner upon request.

                              Nylon slings are not allowed for hoisting structural steel.

                              Single sling lifts are not allowed.

                              Softeners will be used around sharp edges to prevent damage to slings. Softeners will also
                               be used to prevent damage to material and equipment lifted.

                              All non-engineered lifting activities of 5 tons and above and not exceeding 80% of the
                               crane capacity will require a non-engineered lifting permit

                              Engineered lifts not exceeding 80% of the crane‟s lifting capacity require rigging studies
                               and lifting plan detailing step by step procedure of the lift. It must include but not limited
                               to, loads to be lifted, weight and configuration of load, tailing cranes, boom angles during
                               lift, boom length during lift, hazards in area of lift and other pertinent information which
                               describes how the load will be safely handled during the lift.

                              Mobile cranes will be setup correctly on firm ground, placed level, outriggers fully
                               extended and the outriggers pads placed on mats of at least 4 times the square size of the
                               outrigger pad before any boom travel is allowed.



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                              Mobile cranes shall have a load indicator device and limiting devices to control: boom
                               extension and retraction on hydraulic boom cranes; anti-two blocking; operating radius in
                               accordance with lifted load; pressures in hydraulic or pneumatic circuits Load limiting
                               devices, and acceleration and deceleration limiters, shall be installed in enclosures that
                               can be locked or sealed to inhibit unauthorized tampering.

                              A wind velocity-indicating device shall be mounted at or near the top of the crane.
                               Velocity readout shall be provided at the operator‟s in the cab, and a visible or audible
                               alarm shall be triggered in the cab when the wind velocity exceeds 20 miles per hours.
                               Crane operation shall stop when the wind velocity is at or exceeds 20 miles per hour.

                              Crane booms 30-meter in length or greater, should be either lowered to the ground over
                               night or, the load block should be anchored to a suitable secure object and a slight load
                               placed on the crane block to prevent the crane boom moving when there is no crane
                               operator on site and the crane therefore unattended.

                              Categories of lifts listed below will require an engineered lift permit
                                   Engineered Lifts Category “A” Lifts up to 100 tons per the following requirements:

                                   i) Vessels                     Vertical -      30 tons and over

                                 Vertical -            8 feet diameter and over

                                 Horizontal            -          60 tons and over

                                   ii)      All other equipment and structures 60 tons and over.

                                   iii) Equipment or vessels over 20 tons that are inside structures, in inaccessible
                                        locations, over operating processes or in hazardous areas as determined by the site
                                        manager or rigging engineer. Also included is equipment and vessels constructed of
                                        nonferrous materials, or are otherwise prone to damage during handling.

                                   iv) All multiple crane lifts (exclusive of a tailing crane) in which the load could be
                                       transferred from one crane to another during the lift.

                                   v) All lifts over 80 percent of the capacity chart of the crane for the boom length and
                                      operating radius being used, or over 90 percent if the crane has an operational load
                                      indication device with an overload cut-off.

                                   vi)      Transportation - All plant equipment over 60 tons.


                                   Engineered Lifts Category “B” - Lifts 100 to 600 tons.

                                   Engineered Lifts Category “C” - Lifts 600 tons and above.

                              Contractor shall prior to awarding a lift or rigging contract and approving a rigging plan,
                               review subcontractor‟s the rigging plan, risk analysis, and Contractor bid evaluation to
                               ensure that risk/liabilities are understood and mitigated to the maximum extent possible.




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                              A copy of the approved crane lifting permit, and if applicable, a copy of rigging study and
                               lift plan shall be placed in the cab of the lift-crane.

                              Lifts consisting of man-baskets transporting people only be allowed upon the approval
                               from Owner. Owner shall review man-basket, design, third party test and inspection
                               certificate and inspection records prior to approving the lifting permit.

                              Safety personnel shall monitor all lifts and ensure that lifts are in compliance with the
                               approved permit. If there are any deviations from the approved permit, the lift shall not
                               be allowed to proceed.



                38.       Tower Crane Specifics

                              A complete and documented annual inspection must be performed by a third party
                               inspection company before the machine arrives on site and then an annual inspection
                               thereafter.

                              The crane supplier prior to the erection of the crane should furnish the complete annual
                               inspection of all structural crane parts including NDE test of welded joints by a
                               competent person. A copy of this inspection and NDE test results should be matched on
                               site. A registered engineer should also certify the inspection. Contractor shall make the
                               documentation available to Owner upon request.

                              Cranes shall have flags or other indicators on the jib identifying the working load radius
                               to the operator.

                              Tower cranes shall have limiting devices to control: Trolley travel at both ends of the jib;
                               anti-two blocking; operating radius in accordance with lifted load; pressures in hydraulic
                               or pneumatic circuits; and crane travel at both ends of the runway tracks. Load limiting
                               devices, and acceleration and deceleration limiters, when provided, shall be installed in
                               enclosures that can be locked or sealed to inhibit unauthorized tampering.

                              The operator should be trained, experienced and qualified for the operation of that
                               specific make and model of tower crane. The utilizing Contractor should provide
                               operator experience documentation even if he is using a subcontractor on site.

                              The manufacturer‟s operator manual shall be kept with the crane while it is onsite.

                              A wind velocity-indicating device shall be mounted at or near the top of the crane.
                               Velocity readout shall be provided at the operator‟s station in the cab, and a visible or
                               audible alarm shall be triggered in the cab and at remote control stations when the preset
                               wind velocity has been exceeded. Crane shall stop activity when manufacturer‟s wind
                               velocity specification is below 20 miles per hour limit, but will not operate when the
                               velocity exceeds 20 miles per hour.

                              Regular inspections and maintenance of the cranes should be conducted and performed in
                               accordance with the manufacturer‟s specifications and applicable ANSI standards.
                               Records ahall be maintained for Owner‟s review.




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                39.       Equipment and Motor Vehicles

                              All equipment must be inspected daily before use by Contractor‟s operator using a
                               checklist approved by Owner. Contractor must also make formal monthly inspections
                               with proper documentation maintained and copies shall be made available to Owner upon
                               request.

                              Defective equipment shall be repaired or removed from service immediately.

                              All rubber tired, self propelled scrapers, rubber tired, front-end loaders, rubber tired
                               dozers, wheel type agricultural and industrial tractors, crawler tractors, crawler type
                               loaders and motor graders shall be equipped with rollover protective structures and seat
                               belts.

                              All Contractor‟s operators of construction equipment must have a valid Saudi
                               Government equipment operator‟s license and certified for that specific equipment by a
                               competent person. Copies of the certifications shall be maintained on jobsite by
                               Contractor and made available to Owner upon request.

                              All motorized equipment must have a reverse signal alarm audible at 30 meter distance
                               above the surrounding noise level. In addition while the equipment is being operated shall
                               have a flagman wearing a yellow reflective vest and equipped with a red flag and a green
                               flag.

                              All cracked and broken glass shall be replaced before bringing vehicles on the jobsite. If
                               glass is broken or damaged on jobsite and if damage is severe enough to cause a potential
                               safety problem, the machine shall be stopped until such damage has been repaired.

                              Vehicles used to transport employees shall have seats firmly secured and adequate for the
                               number of employees to be carried and all passengers should be properly seated.
                               Standing on the back of moving vehicles is prohibited. It is not allowed to transport
                               employees in the back of pick-up trucks or any open vehicle.

                              Owner shall review and approve locations for storage of all fuels, lubricants, starting
                               fluids prior to use by Contractor for storage.

                              The Owner will inspect all vehicles and fuel driven construction equipment prior to
                               mobilizing it onto the jobsite. The condition of the vehicle, equipment operator/driver
                               license, operator competency certification and insurance will be reviewed prior to the
                               issuance of a site access pass.

                              Contractor shall equip all vehicles and fuel driven construction equipment with a fire
                               extinguisher, red triangles, flashlight and a first aid kit.



                40.       Electrical

                              All electrical work, installation, modification and wire capacities shall be in accordance
                               with the pertinent provisions of the National Electric Code and ANSI standards, and shall
                               be approved by Owner‟s electrical engineer.



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                               Contractor shall develop a ground fault program in accordance with Owner‟s and OSHA
                                requirements. In addition to ground fault protection, Contractor shall establish a monthly
                                assured grounding inspection program to include color coding.

                               Contractor shall use Owner‟s lockout/tag-out system, and shall strictly adhere to the use
                                of this procedure. Owner will monitor adherence to the procedure on a regular basis.

                               All temporary power panels shall have covers installed at all times. All open or exposed
                                breaker spaces shall be adequately covered and is subject to the approval of Owner‟s
                                safety manager and/or electrical engineer.

                               All electrical power generators and welding machines shall be properly grounded.



                41.       Monthly Inspection Program

                          All of the following:- fuel driven construction equipment, hand and power tools, electrical
                          equipment, electrical man-lifts, man-baskets, gas cylinder cradles used for lifting, lifting
                          equipment including slings, spreader bars and shackles, cranes, temporary pipe supports and
                          pipe supports in fabrication shops, hoists, temporary electrical distribution boards, fire
                          extinguishers, welding and cutting equipment, ladders, fall protection devices such as full
                          body harnesses and inertia real fall arrest systems, shall be inspected monthly by competent
                          persons and color coded before the third day of each month. All equipment shall bear a color
                          coded sticker or tag with the Contractor‟s name, Contractor‟s own equipment
                          identification/serial number or manufacturer‟s model or serial number, date of inspection and
                          the signature of the competent person inspecting the equipment. Equipment without a valid
                          inspection by a competent person and valid color-coding shall not be used and removed from
                          the project site and the access pass cancelled. Should Contractor still need to use the
                          equipment on the project then Contractor has to start over the process of obtaining access for
                          that equipment.

                                     The color codes used on this project are:

                              Yellow           Blue               Orange      Green          Red             White

                              January          February           March       April          May             June

                              July             August             September   October        November        December



                42.       Ladders

                               All ladders shall comply with the requirements as per OSHA CFR 1926 for Construction.

                               Makeshift wooden ladders and painted wooden ladders shall not be used.

                               Ladders shall be inspected weekly by a competent person. Ladders shall be tagged and
                                with the same tags used for scaffolds.




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                          When not secured at the top, ladders will be properly anchored at the base to prevent the
                           footings from slipping and a second person shall hold the ladder firm in place while being
                           used.

                          When ladders are being used for accessing at the same point more than once, it shall be
                           properly secured at the top and extend at least one meter above the landing or work surface.

                          Ladders shall always be supported on the ground or floor but never hung.

                          Ladders shall always be used at an angle of 75%. Ladders shall not be used in a vertical
                           position.



                43.       Floor and Wall Openings and Stairways

                              Floor and wall openings shall be guarded by a standard guardrail, mid-rail, and toe-board,
                               or adequately covered.

                              Guardrails must be of sufficient strength to support 100 kilograms of pressure when
                               applied at mid-span of the guardrail parallel with the floor and perpendicular to the
                               guardrail with a maximum deflection of 75mm.

                              Covers must be adequately secured to prevent displacement and have Danger signs
                               attached identifying the hazard.

                              Every flight of stairs having two or more risers shall be equipped with standard stair
                               railings. Stairs are not to be used until risers and railings are securely installed. Treads
                               will be poured as soon as possible where poured treads apply.

                              Debris and other loose materials shall not be allowed on stairways or at access point to
                               stairway. Debris shall not be allowed to accumulate in stairwells.



                44.       Excavations and Trenching

                              A competent person must be designated and trained in soil classification and the
                               recognition of trenching and excavation hazards.

                              Appropriate documentation to meet the Owner‟s trenching and excavation standards is to
                               be kept on site.

                              Prior to opening any excavation or trench, Contractor must obtain approval from Owner.
                               In addition, Contractor shall contact any other necessary personnel to determine whether
                               underground installations such as sewer, telephone, fuel, electric, water lines may be
                               encountered and where they are located. Only hand excavation shall be permitted where
                               confirmation regarding absence of underground facilities cannot be achieved.

                              Excavations and trenches shall be inspected by a competent person daily and after every
                               rainfall to determine if they are safe.



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                              All banks 1.2 meters high or more shall be sloped to 34 degrees unless soil is analyzed by
                               a competent person allowing a greater slope angle or shall be adequately shored.

                              Ladders or steps shall be provided and secured in all trenches 1.2 meters or more in
                               depth. Ladders or steps shall be located to require no more than 7.5 meters of lateral
                               travel before having accessed or egress and shall extend 1.0 meter above the top of the
                               trench bank.

                              Material excavated shall be stored at least one meter from the edge of the excavation or
                               trench or shall be shored to prevent material from falling into the excavation.

                              All trenches and excavations shall be properly barricaded with a hard physical barricade
                               (not tape or rope) to prevent persons from walking into them.

                              All walkways or ramps crossing over excavations shall be securely fastened and equipped
                               with standard guardrails.



                45.       Steel Erection

                              At no time shall there be more than 3 floors or 12 meters of unfinished bolting or welding
                               above the foundation or uppermost permanently secured floors.

                              A temporary and/or permanent floor shall be maintained within 2 stories or 10 meters,
                               whichever is less, below and directly under that portion of each tier of beams on which
                               any work is being performed.

                              Planking or metal decking in temporary floors shall be of proper strength and thickness to
                               carry the working load. Decking shall be secured to prevent movement.

                              Standard guardrails and toe-boards shall be installed around open sides of permanent
                               floors. During structural steel assembly scaffold tubing shall be used to construct railings
                               to scaffold specifications or, a safety railing (cable) of 12mm diameter shall be installed
                               approximately 1.1 meter high, recessed into interior of floor around all temporary floors.

                              Where fall distance exceeds 1.8 meters, scaffolds, ladders, catch platforms or safety
                               harnesses with lanyard attached to lifelines or other substantial objects shall be used. If
                               the use of these is impractical, safety nets shall be provided.

                              Tag lines shall be used to control all loads.

                              Containers shall be provided for storing or carrying bolts or rivets. When bolts, drift-
                               pins, or rivet heads are being removed, a means shall be provided to prevent accidental
                               displacement. Tools shall be provided lanyards to prevent falling.

                              During the final placing of solid web structural members, the load shall not be released
                               from the hoisting line until the members are secured with not less than 2 bolts or
                               equivalent at each connection.

                              Contractor shall not allow any of Contractor‟s employees to walk the steel.



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                              A safe means of access to the level being worked shall be maintained. Climbing and
                               sliding columns are not considered safe access and not allowed.

                46.       Confined Areas or Spaces

                              Contractor shall develop an entry procedure to be used when Contractor‟s employees are
                               required to enter confined areas or spaces. This procedure shall be in strict compliance
                               with Owner Safety and Health Procedures. Non-permit required confined space entry
                               procedures are not allowed. Confined space entries of all types shall be treated, as permit
                               required confined spaces. Such areas include storage tanks, process vessels, bins, boilers,
                               ventilation or exhaust ducts, sewers, underground utility vaults tunnels, pipelines, open
                               topped pits, basements and temporary wood framing covered with plastic.

                              All of Contractor‟s employees who are required to enter confined areas or spaces shall be
                               instructed as to the nature of hazards involved, necessary precautions to be taken and in
                               the use of protective and emergency equipment required.

                              Before Contractor‟s employees are permitted entry into any confined area or spaces, the
                               atmosphere within the space shall be tested to determine the oxygen level and
                               concentrations of flammable vapors, gases, toxic contaminants. Contractor needing
                               access to the confined area shall furnish the testing equipment and a person competent in
                               the use of the testing equipment.

                              When welding, cutting, heating, painting or any other work are performed in confined
                               areas or spaces ventilation shall be provided. When sufficient ventilation cannot be
                               provided without blocking the means of access, Contractor‟s employees shall be
                               protected by airline respirators or self contained breathing apparatus, operating in positive
                               pressure mode, to supply breathing air. Employees needing to use this type of equipment
                               shall be properly trained and certified to use the equipment.

                              Contractor shall position a standby-man or confined space attendant outside the confined
                               area at all times when employees are working inside to maintain communication with
                               those working within and to aid them in an emergency. Confined space entry attendants
                               shall wear a white reflective vest at all times.

                              Confined space attendants shall be tested and certified by the Owner in advance.

                47.       Housekeeping

                              During the course of construction, all debris and scrap material shall be kept away from
                               the work area. Work areas shall be cleaned at the end of each shift.

                              Containers shall be provided by Contractor for the collection and separation of waste,
                               trash, oily and used rags and other refuse. Metal (Dumpster type) containers must be
                               used and emptied promptly.

                              Garbage and other waste shall be disposed of at frequent and regular intervals in a manner
                               approved by Owner.

                              Contractor shall notify Owner of any hazardous waste it will generate during performance
                               of the Work. Contractor has the direct responsibility of maintaining proper storage of
                               these wastes while on site and will verify to Owner in writing that the wastes have been


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                               disposed of in a legal manner in accordance with the requirements of the Royal
                               Commission Environmental Regulations, 1999.

                              Contractor shall not pour, bury, burn, not in any way dispose of a chemical on the work
                               jobsite without the permission of Owner.

                              Contractor shall clear all combustible debris to a solid waste disposal site properly
                               licensed by the Royal Commission. No open burning of debris or rubbish will be
                               permitted at the project jobsite.

                              Materials and supplies shall be stored in locations, which will not block access-ways, and
                               arranged to permit easy cleaning of the area. In areas where equipment might drip oil or
                               cause other damage to the floor surface, a protective cover of heavy gauge, flame
                               resistant oil-proof sheeting shall be provided between the equipment and the floor surface
                               sheeting so that no oil or grease contacts the concrete. This requirement is applicable to
                               both finished and unfinished floors.

                              All hoses, cables, extension cords, and similar materials shall be located, arranged, and
                               grouped so that they will not block any access-way and will permit easy cleaning and
                               maintenance.
                48.       Sanitation

                              The Contractor will provide an adequate supply of potable water in all its work areas
                               daily and test water supply weekly.

                              Portable containers for drinking water shall be tightly closed, and equipped with a tap.
                               Water shall not be dipped from containers.

                              Drinking water containers shall be clearly labeled as to the nature of its contents, and
                               shall not be used for any other purpose.

                              Drinking water containers shall not be opened in the field by anyone other than
                               employees designated to service and maintain the containers.

                              Non-potable water outlets shall be clearly labeled as being unsafe for drinking, or
                               washing purposes.

                              Portable water containers shall be cleaned weekly, using bleach wash and baking soda
                               rinse.

                              Single use drinking containers shall be provided at each water container. Adequate trash
                               containers shall be provided to dump the single use drinking containers. The use of a
                               common drinking cup will not be permitted. Personnel are not permitted to drink directly
                               from the container.

                              Toilet facilities shall be provided for employees to the ratio of one toilet per 20
                               employees.

                              All job site toilet facilities shall be serviced and cleaned on a regular basis and frequently
                               as necessary determined by the amount of use and season of the year but not less than
                               once per day.

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                              Portable toilets on the project shall be strategically located so as to provide adequate
                               coverage for all active work areas. In multi-story structures, no more than two (2) floors
                               will separate each toilet.

                49.       Lunch / Break Areas

                              Employees shall take breaks and eat lunch in designated areas only. These areas shall be
                               free from hazardous materials or other possible contaminates.

                              Lunch and break areas shall be removed from active work areas where employees would
                               be exposed to on going work while eating lunch or taking a break.

                              Contractor shall ensure all trash, debris and food residues are cleaned up at the end of the
                               break.

                              Consumption of food shall be prohibited in work areas.

                              The lunch and break areas shall be shaded against sun and sandstorms. The locations and
                               requirement of such facility shall be approved by Owner.


                50.       Smoking

                          Owner reserves the right to regulate smoking, open fires, carrying matches, and welding
                          permits when and where deemed necessary in the interest of safety. Contractor shall be
                          responsible for and so enforce Contractor‟s personnel, the personnel of all subcontractors and
                          visitors to comply with the regulations and restrictions as directed. These smoking, open fires
                          and similar regulations may vary during the progress of construction, or during the testing or
                          initial operation of any portion of the plant. Smoking will not be allowed in any office,
                          building or vehicle on the project. Owner requires that Contractor shall provide degenerated
                          and isolated shelters for smoking and keeping matches and provide fire extinguisher sand
                          bucket and ash tray. Contractor shall seek the authorization of the Owner for the location
                          where Contractor intends putting these shelters.

                51.       Ionization Radiation
                              The Contractor shall appoint qualified employee as Radiation Coordinator. The person
                               shall be responsible for aspects of work involving the storage, the handling, the
                               transportation and the use of ionizing sources on the project and ensure safe work
                               practices and procedures are followed by Contractor employees and subcontractors. All
                               ionizing and radioisotope source and x-ray work will be done with the coordination of
                               other project participants working on the project.

                              Contractor shall ensure all personnel that are occupationally exposed to ionizing
                               radiation, are subject to a regular medical check and continual medical monitoring, a copy
                               of such medical report must be kept on record and made available for inspection to
                               authorities and Owner.

                              Contractor shall obtain an approved permit from Owner for all work involving ionizing
                               radiation occurring by natural decay of radioisotopes (nuclides) and / or x-rays as
                               produced by electrical means from portable or static equipment. Permits shall be

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                               submitted 24 hours in advance for approval with an area plot plan indicating the area the
                               work is to be performed.

                              Contractor shall inspect prior to the start of ionizing radiation work to ensure :

                               i)     People that are performing the work are licensed and have valid certification of the
                                      Saudi Government.
                               ii)    Each person involved in the work has a monitoring film badge and a pocket
                                      dosimeter.
                               iii)   A survey meter with audible and visual alarms is in the area for radiation area
                                      monitoring and shall accompany the source each time.
                               iv)    All inspections and certification of equipment are current and complies with
                                      applicable OSHA, ANSI, SABIC and Saudi Government standards.
                               v)     An accurate accounting system is kept for each source coming onto the project and
                                      shall include the serial number, receipt date, decay chart and projector or transit
                                      container used.
                               vi)    The work areas in which ionizing radiation work is to be performed are barricaded,
                                      warning signs and lights posted, perimeter guards posted and all workers removed
                                      from the area before the work starts.
                               vii)   A safe access and egress are be provided to the work location with adequate
                                          lighting.

                              Contractor shall obtain proper approval from Owner, SABIC and Saudi Government for
                               storage facilities and to store ionizing and radioisotope sources. Contractor shall comply
                               with all requirements of authorities.

                              Contractor shall ensure all vehicles transporting ionizing and radioisotope sources onto
                               the project are fitted with yellow revolving lights on rooftop and are marked “NDT
                               Radiography” on both sides and rear end of the vehicle.


                52.       Painting and Blasting

                              Contractor shall ensure the plant & equipment used by the operators during spray painting
                               and grit blasting operations comply with OSHA and ANSI standards unless otherwise
                               specified by Owner. Operators shall be properly trained and records made available to
                               Owner on request.

                              Compressors supplying airline respirators shall be tested for grade „D‟ air quality (non -
                               contaminated breathing air) before being allowed to operate on the project and every
                               month thereafter thus ensuring persons health is not being put at risk. A record of these
                               tests shall be kept on the project and made available to Owner on request.

                              Compressors shall have filters in the delivery hose to continually remove moisture, oil
                               and particulate. The filters shall be renewed periodically and the date of the renewal will
                               be identified on the outside of the filter. It shall have a carbon monoxide (CO) monitor
                               and alarm between the oil lubricated compressor and the respirator air intake. It shall also
                               be equipped with a 140 degree F. (60 degree C.), high temperature alarm on the air intake
                               of an airline respirator and have a minimum hood air flow 6 SCFM (170 standard liter /
                               minute) without a vortex tube and 25 SCFM with a vortex tube.



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                              Air receivers providing air to airline respirators shall be constructed in accordance with
                               the 1968 edition of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section V111. It shall be
                               installed so that all drains, hand-holes and manholes are easily accessible, equipped with
                               an indicating gauge and with one or more spring loaded calibrated safety relief valve.

                              Hoses shall have whip-lash arrestors installed at all joints especially at quick release
                               couplings, and the compressed air reduced to less than 30psig (210kpa) to prevent
                               injuries.

                53.       Live Lines

                              When steam blowing, chemically cleaning, pneumatic testing, hydro-testing or pressure
                               testing pipelines or putting any product into pipelines, Contractor shall ensure people
                               engaged in the work are properly trained in their tasks and the dangers of the work and
                               the safety precautions to be taken. Contractor shall ensure an approved permit is obtained
                               from Owner for the work and that the activities are coordinated with other project
                               participants.

                              Contractor shall mark all live lines, lines carrying product, lines being tested and lines
                               under pressure with stickers bearing the wording “LIVE LINE”.

                              Barricades shall be placed at a minimum 20-meter safe distance around the areas in which
                               such work is being performed and signs posted. Access into the area shall be controlled to
                               allow only the people directly involved in the work. Contractor shall deploy perimeter
                               guards to control access.

                              All flanges, gaskets and valves shall be checked prior to testing, valves and blinds locked
                               in the correct open or close position, and tested for leaks once the work started and
                               periodically thereafter.

                              Contractor shall ensure an Emergency Response Team near the area consisting at a
                               minimum of an ambulance, first aid people, fire fighters and fire fighting equipment and
                               that proper communication channels are established.



                54.       Equipment Preservation

                          Contractor shall ensure the equipment is preserved according to the specifications of the
                          manufacturer, people involved in the work are trained and the equipment used for
                          preservation (charging / removal), is inspected and safe for use.

                          Contractor shall ensure regulators are rated for the maximum cylinder pressure, gauges are
                          calibrated, hoses used are of the correct type and hoses used for purging are not metal, fittings
                          and connections are the correct type and pressure relief devices are set at the correct pressure.
                          Gas used for purging is not flammable or toxic, cylinder is charged, cylinder valve is
                          operational and key attached.
                          Equipment to be charged / released shall be visually checked for damage, for flange tightness,
                          leaks or any missing items prior to the introduction of the charging /removal medium. Any
                          missing items, damage or loose connections must be rectified before activities take place.
                          Barricades and signs shall be placed around the area.


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                55.       Pre-commissioning and Startup

                          After Owner Company has accepted care custody and control of a unit any construction, pre-
                          commissioning and start-up work performed in that unit shall be under the safety rules,
                          regulations and procedures including permitting requirements of the operating facility.

                56.       Medical and Health

                              Contractor shall appoint a health coordinator who shall be responsible for implementing
                               Contractor‟s health program at the jobsite.

                              Contractor shall set up a medical/first aid facility if total number of workers is less than
                               200. The facility shall be equipped to deal with first aid cases, not requiring the medical
                               treatment normally administered by a physician. Contractor shall also provide an
                               equipped ambulance. Contractor shall staff the facility with a qualified nurse having
                               Saudi Arabian Government certification and an ambulance driver trained in first aid and
                               submit their names and qualification detail to Owner. Contractor shall submit to the
                               Owner the name of the physician and medical facility that will be used in case medical
                               treatment is required.

                              Contractor shall employ a medical doctor/physician having Saudi Arabian Government
                               certification when the total number of workers is 250 and more. Contractor shall set up a
                               medical facility on site, properly equipped to treat first aid cases and other minor injuries
                               such as minor lacerations, sprains, embedded foreign bodies, injuries normally treated by
                               a physician and to treat illnesses. Also, an ambulance to deal with emergencies. Apart
                               from the medical doctor/ physician at least one qualified nurse having Saudi Arabian
                               Government certification and one ambulance driver trained in first aid shall staff the
                               facility.

                              Contractor‟s doctor/ physician shall report all injuries requiring medical treatment
                               (recordable cases) to Owner‟s doctor/physician and consult with him to determine the
                               best methods and treatments to best manage the injury to the benefit of the injured and the
                               project.

                              Contractor shall implement a medical procedure that includes dealing with disposal of
                               medical wastes and blood borne pathogens in accordance with OSHA and standard
                               medical practices.

                              Develop, publish and enforce appropriate health standards for the jobsite.

                              Prepare, maintain and implement a plan for providing the required health, sanitation and
                               medical facilities and services for Contractor‟s work force at the jobsite, and incorporate
                               the plans of its subcontractors into its overall jobsite health, sanitation, medical facilities
                               and services plan.

                              Advise Owner on health regulations and inspection required bu governmental authorities.

                              Detect, report and/or remove unhealthful or environmentally unsound conditions at the
                               jobsite.

                                Provide adequate health education for the project work force at the jobsite.

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                              Keep required health, medical and sanitation records; prepare and issue required health,
                               medical and sanitation reports.

                                Treat the jobsite as necessary to prevent the breeding of insects and vermin.

                                Ensure that canteen workers are medically approved for handling food.

                                Isolate those persons with detected contagious diseases from the rest of the work force.

                                Prior to commencement of Work, make provisions for prompt medical attention in case
                                 of serious injury.

                              Ensure that first aid supplies approved by the Contractor‟s physician shall be easily
                               accessible when required.

                              Provide proper equipment for prompt transportation of the injured person to a physician
                               or hospital if the injured cannot be treated at the Contractor‟s medical facility and a
                               communication system for contacting outside ambulance service should a better equipped
                               ambulance be required.

                              Telephone numbers and addresses of the physicians, hospital and ambulance shall be
                               conspicuously posted.

                              Complete and retain on file all Employer’s First Report of Injury and provide Owner a
                               copy upon request.

                              A daily record shall be kept on all employees requiring first aid treatment and submitted
                               to Owner

                              Contractor shall ensure that each of its lower tier subcontractors meet these medical
                               requirements.

                                Medical Cases (not requiring ambulance service)

                                           Medical cases not normally requiring ambulance service are injuries such as
                                            minor lacerations, embedded foreign bodies in eye, minor sprains and the like.

                                           Contractor must provide proper equipment for prompt transportation of the
                                            injured person to Contractor‟s doctor/physician on site.

                                           A representative of Contractor should always drive the injured employee to the
                                            medical facility and remain at the facility until the employee is ready to return.
                                            Contractor‟s representative should also carry necessary forms such as
                                            authorization slips and return to work notices.

                                           If it is necessary for the Contractor‟s first aid attendant to accompany the injured
                                            employee, provisions must be made by Contractor to have another employee
                                            properly trained and certified in first aid to render first aid during the absence of
                                            the regular first aid attendant.

                                           If it is necessary to call the medical facility to be utilized, a designated
                                            Contractor representative should make this call while the injured employee is
                                            being transported.

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                                           If the employee is able to return to the jobsite the same day, he should bring
                                            with him a statement from the doctor containing such information as date,
                                            employee‟s name, date he is able to return to work, regular or light duty, date he
                                            is to return to doctor, diagnosis, signature and address of doctor. If the injured
                                            employee is unable to return to the jobsite the same day, the employee who
                                            transported him should bring this information back to the jobsite and report it to
                                            Owner.

                                           Contractor should designate one employee to keep files on all medical cases and
                                            retain all medical statements in this file. Owner will periodically check to
                                            ensure the Contractor‟s medical files are being maintained.

                                Emergency Cases (requiring ambulance services)

                                           Medical cases requiring ambulance services would be such cases as severe head
                                            injuries, amputations, heart attacks and the like.

                                           Should ambulance service be necessary, the following procedures should be
                                            taken immediately:

                                            1. Contact the first aid attendant or nearest employee properly trained and
                                               certified in first aid.

                                            2. While first aid is being administered, contact Contractor‟s doctor/physician
                                               to dispatch necessary ambulance service.

                                            3. While the injured employee is being transported, Contractor‟s
                                               doctor/physician should contact the medical facility to be utilized.

                                            4. One designated Contractor representative should accompany the injured
                                               employee to the medical facility and remain at the facility until final
                                               diagnosis and other relevant information is obtained.



                57.       Security

                              Contractor shall be responsible for the security of its own facilities including material,
                               vehicles, tools, equipment, and any other possessions of Contractor. Owner does not
                               assume responsibility for Contractor‟s material, equipment, tools, vehicles or facilities on
                               the project.

                              Owner will control access at all the gates and entrances to the project 24 hours a day, 7
                               days a week. Contractor and its employees shall apply for access passes for the people,
                               vehicles and equipment to enter the project site.

                              Contractor shall complete the application forms correctly and submit all supporting
                               documentation to the Owner via their Saudi representative for review and processing.

                              After processing Contractor‟s completed documentation, Owner will issue numbered,
                               reasonably tamper proof ID badges to Contractor employees once received safety
                               indoctrination and other required training, vehicle passes for vehicles and equipment
                               passing the inspection.

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                              Contractor is responsible for ensuring that all ID badges issued to Contractor employees
                               are not damaged or lost. Owner will charge Contractor for lost ID Badges and for ID
                               badges not returned of employees demobilized from the project.

                              Contractor shall ensure access passes and ID badges are visibly displayed at all times and
                               present it to Owner‟s Security at the access gates and site entrances.

                              Contractor shall use Owner‟s material gate passes and have them approved and presented
                               at Owner‟s Security gates for all material and equipment entering or exiting the gates.

                              Contractor shall obtain from Owner a visitor‟s pass for each visitor Contractor wish to
                               visit the project.

                              Contractor shall immediately notify Owner of all thefts or other security violations at the
                               jobsite or project. Contractor shall also submit to Owner a monthly summary of thefts or
                               other security violations.

                              No firearms are allowed on the jobsite.

                              People wearing national attire will not be allowed on the project site.

                              Use of photographic equipment inside the plant is strictly forbidden without specific
                               approval of Owner. No photographic or any other imaging devices will be allowed on the
                               project without proper approval of Owner.

                              No radios, cassette players or CD players shall be allowed on site with the exception of
                               passenger vehicles and offices.




           ATTACHMENTS:

           ATTACHMENT A: CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATION EVALUATION PROCESS
           ATTACHMENT B: CONTRACTOR SAFETY QUALIFICATION EVALUATION FORM




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