Stop Work Policy at Daya Bay Why stop

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Stop Work Policy at Daya Bay

Stop Work Policy at Daya Bay

Why stop work? The Stop Work Policy has been developed to ensure that personnel

Why stop work? The Stop Work Policy has been developed to ensure that personnel know that they can stop any work that presents an imminent danger to personnel, equipment, or the environment.

Who can stop work? Any employee, guest, contractor, or visitor that has been trained

Who can stop work? Any employee, guest, contractor, or visitor that has been trained on how to apply and use the Stop Work Policy may issue a Stop Work Order.

Imminent Danger • If you observe an imminent danger, it is your responsibility to

Imminent Danger • If you observe an imminent danger, it is your responsibility to issue a Stop Work Order – An imminent danger is one in which death, serious injury, damage to the environment, or significant equipment damage could result if immediate action is not taken

How to Stop Work • Issue the Stop Work Order – Speak to the

How to Stop Work • Issue the Stop Work Order – Speak to the worker(s) performing the unsafe work – State “Stop work! You are in imminent danger because. . . “ – Then describe the reason for the unsafe condition

Examples of a Stop Work Order Stop work! You are in imminent danger because:

Examples of a Stop Work Order Stop work! You are in imminent danger because: – You need fall protection to work at this elevation – An excavation this deep needs shoring – There’s an ignition source too close to flammable material – This system has not been locked out properly and may still be energized – You have compressed gas cylinders that are not secured on that truck

What happens next? • Any person receiving a Stop Work Order – Stop work

What happens next? • Any person receiving a Stop Work Order – Stop work immediately (or at the first opportunity to stop safely) – Notify the Local Safety Coordinator (LSC) • If the person receiving the Stop Work Order does not stop working – The person who issued the Stop Work Order must notify the LSC

Power Plant Can Stop Work • Power plant personnel have the authority to request

Power Plant Can Stop Work • Power plant personnel have the authority to request work to be stopped for any reason • Comply with the request as soon as it is safe to do so • If a safety issue is involved contact the job supervisor or LSC ASAP before resuming work

Restarting work • Once the Stop Work Order has been issued and the LSC

Restarting work • Once the Stop Work Order has been issued and the LSC notified, a safety review will be conducted and the danger mitigated • In order for work to be restarted, the LSC and work supervisor must authorize the restart

Stop Work at Other Sites • All collaborating institutions will observe stop work for

Stop Work at Other Sites • All collaborating institutions will observe stop work for visitors at their site • The safety contact will keep the project safety officers informed of the concerns and any remedies • The appropriate person at the host institution will determine when to restart work

Consequences • Use the stop work order properly • There will be no retribution

Consequences • Use the stop work order properly • There will be no retribution for stop work orders, except in the case of clear abuse • The LSC will report all stop work orders and stop work requests by the power plant to the safety officers