A site safety demolition plan or complete "engineering survey" as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations developed by a competent person shall be submitted. The plan must address the methods used to carry out the demolition, as well as the proposed measures for protecting adjoining structures, property and pedestrians. A schedule of the demolition activities shall be developed as part of demolition planning. At a minimum, the plan shall include the following:
- Details on the type of construction and condition of the structure(s) to be demolished, including photographs of the structure and the site that accurately depict its present condition.
- Inspection details on the structural conditions of the adjoining properties.
- Description of the means and methods for protection of adjacent structures and public right-of-ways.
- Description of the method of demolition to be used.
- Details on any potential hazards.
- Underground utility confirmation number.
- Description of any safety exposures and environmental issues.
- In cases where the demolition requires Special Inspections in accordance with the Building Code, the site safety plan shall be approved by a professional engineer licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The plan shall include the name and address of the licensed engineer and shall be signed, sealed and dated by the engineer in accordance with the professional licensing laws. Submission of the plan by the demolition contractor constitutes agreement by the contractor to follow and carry out the plan.