1.Which party to a construction contract normally has primary responsibility for construction safety unless otherwise covered under the contract: the owner, the engineer/architect,or the contractor?
2.What are three hazard classifications discussed in the text?
3.The recommended procedure to deal with an unshared trench hazard is initially to:
a.Stop the work
b.Order the workers out of trench
d.Do nothing(it is the contractor’s problem)
4.Does the resident project Representative have a duty to document accidents by the contractor or its personnel?If so, what kind of documentation should be used?
5.Many contracts require the engineer/architect to review the contractor’s safety program and to monitor the contractor’s safety performance.Discuss the merits and demerits of that approach.
6.Federal and state contracts generally require their agencies to take part in the project safety program and accepts a portion of the responsibility for project safety.What are the risks, benefits and obligations of the owner under this arrangement?
7.On a professional construction management contract, can the contract manager be cited by OSHA for safety violations or is the contractor the only one that can be cited by OSHA?
8.Who sets minimum standards for occupational safety and health in construction ?
9.If safety requirements are not specified in the contracts the contractor relieved of its safety obligations on the contract?
10.If not contractually obligated to accept safety responsibility, can the resident project Representative or inspector still be at risk?
1.List at least five important types of in-house meetings occurring prior to the construction phase.
2.List at least five important types of meetings held during the construction phase of a project.
3.Should any of the parties bring an attorney to a construction meeting?If one does, what should the other party do?
4.What are the five types of information that you should determine prior to attending a meeting?
5.Is there any advantage to be obtained by choosing a seating position at a meeting, if the opportunity presents itself?
6.Name two recommendations for selection of good position at a conference room table.
7.Name three important principles of negotiation, with reference to your own preparation.
8.Name at least five principles that should guide you in obtaining and maintaining a tactical advantage over the opponent.
9.What is collective thinking?
10.List four guidelines for preventing collective thinking.