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Contractors shall provide their own ladders, trestles, scaffolds, lifting tackle, tools and portable electrical equipment.
Makeshift or unsafe equipment shall not be permitted on the premises and will be confiscated for the duration of the contract.
No insulation tape or similar may be used on any electrical wiring or cables. Joints in cables must be approved by the Safety Manager to use on the premises.
Contractors may not operate Parliament equipment, lifts and vehicles. In exceptional instances the Safety Manager may grant permission. In such an event, the contractor shall produce a valid Certificate of Competency as described in the Occupational Health and Safety Act. A copy of the certificate will be kept on the person of the Contractor who operates the above-described equipment. Any employee of Parliament may ask such Contractor to produce the said certificate.
All tools and equipment must be reported to Parliament Security whenever a Contractor enters or leaves the premises. It is the duty of the Contractor to ensure that articles or equipment are recorded in a Parliament register whenever it is brought on site.
PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRES
The Contractor shall ensure that his employees do not smoke anywhere on the premises except in identified smoking bays.
Paint, thinners, petrol, oil or any flammable materials shall be stored within a designated area.
The Contractor shall first obtain a Hot Work Permit from NDPW/ WSP before any naked flame or grinder is used anywhere outside a workshop.
The said permit is valid for one day only and shall be kept on the person who is using a naked flame.
The Contractor shall take all necessary precautions to eliminate all fire hazards and to prevent fire damage.
All fires shall be reported immediately to the Safety Manager.
HOUSEKEEPING AND FIRST AID
The Contractor shall uphold high standards of housekeeping.
Procurement of Catering Services forTaking Parliament to the People: T9/2/2010