What QP 2 Contractors Need On The Job Site for an Audit
What QP 2 Contractors Must Have on Job Site for Audit
In addition to the on site information and equipment needed for a QP-1 audit the following supplemental information and equipment must be available at the job site during a QP-2 audit:
Work Control Documents/Procedures
- A document must be provided that substantiates a hazard , such as; lead is involved with the work. This document shows the laboratory test results of personal hygiene monitoring by an AIHA accredited laboratory which confirms the existence of a hazard at or above the PEL. (For lead that is 50 ug/m3.)
- The following site specific compliance plans must be available for review:
- Worker, Health and Safety Plan
- Environmental Protection Plan including containment requirements
- Waste Handling and Spill Control Plan
- Emergency Management/Evacuation Plan (Some Sites)
- There must be evidence the above plans were accepted by the appropriate owner or agency where required, CSP or CIH approval is verifiable.
- Copies of applicable regulations, SSPC and other technical standards, and special monitoring procedures must be on site; examples are 29 CFR 1926.62, SSPC Guides 6 & 7, and EPA Method 22.
Equipment, Instruments and Personnel
- Equipment is on site to deal specifically with the hazard. Examples include dust collectors, vacuum shrouded tools, HEPA vacuum systems (Not vacuums fitted with HEPA filters), a decontamination trailer, wash station, industrial tarpaulins and support rigging and approved containers for waste storage.
- Instruments and procedures are on site to monitor containment effectiveness, control of health hazards and other parameters.
- A competent person (CP) is on site during exposure producing operations and has:
- 32 hours of initial competent person training plus an 8 hour annual refresher course
- During the past 12 months if it has been more than 12 months since the initial course.
- A job description describing duties and responsibilities including:
- Reporting results of:environmental monitoring, containment effectiveness, air flow monitoring, and personal hygiene and medical monitoring
- Shutting down and making corrections when noncomplying events occur
- Conducting safety assessments, training and job site meetings
- Enforcement of safety rules (See number 14 under QP-1.)
- Not working as a crew member
Reports and Other Documents
- Signed and dated reports of all CP monitoring activities must be kept on site.
- A document showing the company has an adequate backup for the competent person.
- Copies of hazardous waste manifests or other waste disposal documents are accessible, when the contractor is responsible for waste disposal. Evidence must be provided that contaminated clothing is properly laundered or disposed and that other contaminated articles such as respirator filters are properly disposed.
Note: If this information is not on site at the audit, the contractor must demonstrate document acquisition during the audit.