3301.13.3 Designation of primary construction superintendent.
The permit holder shall designate a primary construction superintendent, prior to the commencement of work, in a form and manner acceptable to the department, for the following types of jobs:
- The construction of a new building;
- The full demolition of an existing building;
- An alteration to an existing building that involves one or more of the following:
- A vertical enlargement;
- A horizontal enlargement
- The alteration or demolition of more than 50 percent of the floor area of the building during the course of work over any 12 month period;
- The removal of one or more floors during the course of work over any 12 month period;
- Work that requires a special inspection for underpinning; or
- Work that requires a special inspection for the protection of sides of excavations;
- Other jobs that pose an enhanced risk to the public and property, as determined by the commissioner.
Exceptions: Notwithstanding the above, a construction superintendent is not required for:
- Work listed in Section 3310.1, for which a site safety manager or coordinator must be designated.
- Work which solely involves the construction of a new 1-, 2-, or 3-family building.
3310.5 Designation of a Site Safety Manager or Coordinator.
One or more site safety managers shall be designated, as necessary, to ensure compliance with the site safety plan and all site safety requirements as specified in this chapter. Such site safety manager or managers shall be designated by the owner, agent, construction manager, or general contractor. All such entities shall agree to designate one such site safety manager as the primary site safety manager, or where there is only one site safety manager, such manager shall automatically be designated as the primary site safety manager. Such site safety manager(s) shall be certified by the department in accordance with Article 402 of Chapter 4 of Title 28 of the Administrative Code.
- Is less than 15 stories or 200 feet (60,960 mm) in height; and
- Has a building footprint of 100,000 square feet (30,480 square meters) or less.
What is considered to be a “Major Building”?
- An existing or proposed building 10 or more stories or 125 feet (38,100 mm) or more in height, or
- An existing or proposed building with a building footprint of 100,000 square feet (30,480 square meters) or more regardless of height, or
- An existing or proposed building so designated by the commissioner due to unique hazards associated with the construction or demolition of the structure.