36.513 Accident prevention.

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36.513 Accident prevention.

36.513 Accident prevention.

  1. (a) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 52.236-13, Accident Prevention, in solicitations and contracts when a fixed-price construction contract or a fixed-price dismantling, demolition, or removal of improvements contract is contemplated and the contract amount is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. The contracting officer may insert the clause in solicitations and contracts when a fixed-price construction or a fixed-price contract for dismantling, demolition, or removal of improvements is contemplated and the contract amount is expected to be at or below the simplified acquisition threshold. If the contract will involve work of a long duration or hazardous nature, the contracting officer shall use the clause with its AlternateI.

  2. (b) The contracting officer shall insert the clause or the clause with its AlternateI in solicitations and contracts when a contract for services to be performed at Government facilities (see 48CFR Part37) is contemplated, and technical representatives advise that special precautions are appropriate.

  3. (c) The contracting officer should inform the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), or other cognizant Federal, State, or local officials, of instances where the contractor has been notified to take immediate action to correct serious or imminent dangers.