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As prescribed in AI 5125.7703-5(S-100)(k), insert clause 5152.225-5910, Contractor Health and Safety, only in service and construction contracts in Afghanistan that affect the living and work spaces of U.S. Forces (military, civilian, and contractors accompanying the force). Do not use in service and construction contracts for international, NATO and/or Afghanistan National Army (ANA)/Afghanistan National Police (ANP) projects.
CONTRACTOR HEALTH AND SAFETY
(a) Contractors shall comply with National Electrical Code (NEC) 2008 for repairs and upgrades to existing construction and NEC 2011 standards shall apply for new construction, contract specifications, and MIL Standards/Regulations. All infrastructure to include, but not limited to, living quarters, showers, and restrooms shall be installed and maintained in compliance with these standards and must be properly supported and staffed to ensure perpetual Code compliance, prevent hazards and to quickly correct any hazards to maximize safety of those who use or work at the infrastructure.
(b) For existing employee living quarters the contractor shall provide maintenance, conduct repairs, and perform upgrades in compliance with NEC 2008 standards. For new employee living quarters, the contractor shall provide maintenance, conduct repairs, and make upgrades in compliance with NEC 2011 standards. The government has the authority to enter and inspect contractor employee living quarters at any time to ensure the prime contractor is complying with safety compliance standards.
(c) The contractor shall correct all deficiencies within a reasonable amount of time of contractor becoming aware of the deficiency either by notice from the government or a third party, or by self discovery of the deficiency by the contractor. Further guidance can be found on:
NFPA 70: http://www.nfpa.org
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