Construction Work in Occupied Facilities

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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Washington River Protection Solutions, Hanford Site (WRPS)

Published As:  Public


Topics:  Occupational Safety and Health, Management Systems, Property Management, Work Management/Planning

Realize that construction activities in occupied facilities will require special planning to minimize the impact to affected workers. Although the construction work in an office building was worked according to the plan, office workers located in the same building were affected by the changed environment and resulting noise. From the Job Hazard Analysis to the daily conduct of work, hazards and resulting impacts must be considered for all personnel within the building in order to maintain a safe work environment throughout the duration of the construction project.

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