It is the responsibility of the site safety manager or coordinator to monitor compliance with the safety requirements of this chapter and to perform all other safety duties assigned by the owner or contractor to meet legal requirements.
The site safety manager or coordinator) shall meet on a weekly basis with the designated representative of each subcontractor to ascertain that all subcontractors are complying with the applicable provisions of this chapter.
The site safety manager or coordinator shall, at a minimum, in accordance with rules promulgated by the department, conduct daily checks to ensure that a standpipe system is available and in a state of readiness at all times for use by fire fighting personnel, by verifying:
2. That standpipes are connected to a water source or siamese connection; and
3. That siamese hose connections are free from obstruction and are marked by a red light and sign that reads, "Standpipe Siamese Connection."
The site safety manager or coordinator shall also, in accordance with such rules, conduct weekly checks to verify that no breach exists by visually tracing the standpipe, including risers, cross connections and siamese connections. A record of all such inspections shall be maintained by such site safety manager or coordinator in a log book.
The site safety manager or coordinator shall immediately notify the department directly if he or she discovers any of the following conditions in the routine performance of the job:
1. A person is operating a crane, derrick or hoisting equipment on the site without a permit and refuses to desist from operating the equipment;
2. A crane is being operated by an unlicensed operator and such unlicensed operator refuses to desist from operating the crane;
3. No flagperson is present during crane operation where required by this chapter;
4. Sidewalk sheds required by the site safety plan are not in place during construction or demolition activity;
5. Permits have not been issued for the sidewalk sheds;
6. The designer and/or supplier of sidewalk sheds has not certified that the sheds have been erected in accordance with the approved plans; or
7. There has been an accident involving the public, or private or public property.
It shall be the responsibility of the site safety manager or coordinator to inspect personally, on a regular basis, specific areas and items on the construction or demolition site, as prescribed by rules promulgated by the commissioner, and to notify responsible personnel employed by the general contractor, construction manager or any subcontractor when violations of this chapter occur. The site safety manager or coordinator shall maintain a log of the inspection in accordance with the requirements set forth in rules promulgated by the commissioner.