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According to Greek legislation (P.D. 305/1996) in construction sites where more than one working groups (employers) are present one or more Health & Safety Coordinator must be designated.

The qualifications of the Health & Safety Coordinator are determined by the legislation (P.D. 305/1996, P.D. 294/1988).

The Coordinator at the stage of the development of the project's study must:

  • Coordinate the implementation of general prevention principles on Health & Safety issues.
  • Develop or assigns the development of the Health & Safety Plan (HSP).
  • Compile the Health & Safety File (HSF).

The Coordinator during the project's execution must:

  • Coordinate the implementation of general prevention principles on Health & Safety issues.
  • Coordinate the implementation of relevant legislation ensuring that all contractors and subcontractors and, if necessary, the self employed implement all prevention principles and the HSP.
  • Revises or ensures that the HSP and HSF are revised.
  • Organises with the Safety Officer of and the Occupational Physician the collaboration between contractors and subcontractors (and those that succeed one another) and the co-ordination of activities for the protection of workers and the prevention of working accidents and professional illnesses, and their mutual briefing, when different working groups share the same working site.
  • Coordinates the supervision for the correct implementation of working procedures.
  • Takes the necessary measures so as the entrance in the site is allowed only to authorised persons.
  • Collaborates with the Safety Officer and the Occupational Physician during the project and asks for their opinion whenever considers it necessary.

Process Engineering personnel have the required qualifications and important experience in Coordinator and Safety Officer's services provision in construction projects and in Health & Safety Plan and File's compilation.

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