27 February 2013

Changes to Site Inspection Requirements

Effective 02 November 2012:  Revisions to Hawaii Administrative Rule 12-110 General Requirements.  HAR 12-110-3(b)(1) requires daily safety and health inspections.

REVISED REQUIREMENT:
§12-110-3 Safety and health inspections.

(a) The general contractor of every construction or demolition project on which employees are engaged shall arrange to have inspections made during the period of the project for the purpose of assuring compliance with the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Law. Where there is no general contractor, the owner shall be responsible or shall designate one particular contractor to be responsible to perform the necessary safety inspections.

(b) Inspections shall be conducted with sufficient quality, frequency and scope to identify recognized hazards and ensure their correction in order to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. At minimum inspections shall be in accordance with this schedule:

(1) Projects employing 1 to 99 persons, at any single moment in the work day, shall have an employee assigned to make at least one inspection each workday;

(2) Projects employing 100 to 199 persons shall have two employees assigned, each to make at least one inspection each work day; and

(3) Projects employing 200 or more persons shall have one additional designated employee for each 300 persons above 199, each to make at least one inspection each workday.

(c) Written records of the daily safety and health inspections shall be kept on the project site for review by the director for the duration of the project. Inspection records shall include, at minimum, the following:

(1) The date and start time of the inspection;

(2) The name of the employee conducting the inspection;

(3) The scope (project areas) of the inspection, including the names of all contractors and subcontractors covered by the scope of the inspection;

(4) A brief description of all potential and actual hazards noted during the inspection;

(5) Name and title of the person responsible for correcting the identified hazards noted during the inspection;

(6) Information regarding how the hazard was eliminated, corrected or abated including the inspector’s recommendations for preventing the recurrence of the hazards.


OLD REQUIREMENT:
§12-110-3 Safety inspections.

(a) The general contractor of every construction or demolition project on which more than 30 employees are engaged shall arrange to have inspections made during the period of the project for the purpose of assuring compliance with the standards of part 3 of this title.  Where there is no general contractor, the owner shall be responsible or shall designate one particular contractor to be responsible to perform the necessary safety inspections.

(b) Required inspections shall be in accordance with this schedule:

(1) Projects employing 30 to 100 persons shall have an employee assigned to make at least one inspection each workday;

(2) Projects employing 100 to 200 persons shall have two employees assigned, each to make at least one inspection each work day; and

(3) Projects employing more than 200 persons shall have one designated employee for each 300 persons above 200, each to make at least one inspection each workday.

(c) Written records of the daily safety inspection shall be kept on the project site for review by the director.

19 February 2013

UH Manoa Outreach College: CE for Architects

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College offers the following courses on Oahu:

Constructed Wetlands in the Built Environment - Ecological Water Maintenance and Wastewater Recycling
26 February 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Chad Durkin
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Landscape Evaluation - Validating the Intuitive
05 March 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Andrew Kaufman
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Urban Spaces, Special Places
12 March 2013 (Tuesday) @ 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:  UHM George 215
Speaker:  Andrew Kaufman
Cost:  $45.00 (General), $40.00 (UH Architecture Alumni Assoc. Member)
AIA CEU:  2.0 LU

Save the Date: 2013 AIA NWPR Conference

Save the date for the 2013 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Conference!

23 - 26 October 2013
Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This year's conference is a joint conference with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC).

17 February 2013

February 2013 General Meeting

27 February 2013 (Wednesday) @ 11:30 AM
Location:  Kahili Restaurant, Wailuku

RSVP to Nanette by Monday, 25 February 2013 @ 5:00 PM with your menu selection

Lunch will be hosted by Mike Ruger, Art and Automation

February 2013 Newsletter

February 2013 AIA Maui Newsletter

15 February 2013

DCAB: Accessible Residential Design Training

25 & 26 April 2013 (Thursday & Friday) @ 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ala Moana Hotel

Speakers:
John H. Catlin, FAIA, LCM Architects
Marsha K. Mazz, US Access Board Director of Technical and Information Services

AIA LU:  14 LU (7 per day)

Registration:
FREE
Turn in Registration Form by 12 April 2013 (Limit 200 Registrants)


06 February 2013

Register for the 2006 IBC Seminars

5 & 6 March 2013 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Registration:  7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Seminar:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:  J.W. Cameron Center Auditorium

AIA CEU:  6 LU (HSW) per day

Seminar fees payable to AIA Maui.  Fee covers both seminar days; lunch and snacks provided.

AIA Members:  $50.00
All others:  $60.00

Download and submit the registration form with the registration fee to AIA Maui.  Payments must be received no later than 22 February 2013.  Seating is limited.