BY TED PISCIOTTA, CFPSPreplanning is as vital for the safe and efficient response to an emergency at a construction site as it is at completed structures. In many ways, preplanning a construction site is like preplanning a finished facility. Information is collected, evaluated, and documented and is stored in a retrieval format so it can be used for future reference. Ideally, the information is periodically reviewed and updated. The major differences between a construction project and a finished structure, however, are that there are inherent hazards associated with a construction site, and conditions on a construction site are ever-changing and must be frequently reevaluated. You must ...

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