University of Texas at Austin

Legal Notes

Safety and Environmental: The Bureau and DGTS User shall each be responsible for the safety of their own respective employees, contractors, and agents while they are present upon or are in transit to or from the DGTS. DGTS User shall evaluate the hazards based on planned procedures and determine and provide appropriate protective equipment requirements for all personnel of User (e.g., ANSI-approved hard hats, safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves, etc.). UT/Bureau shall not be responsible for providing any worker's compensation insurance coverage for User's personnel on the DGTS and User shall not be responsible for providing worker's compensation insurance for the Bureau's personnel on the DGTS. User must submit to the Bureau a Safety and Environmental Plan prior to beginning any operations whatsoever on the DGTS. All rules and regulations promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Texas Railroad Commission, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, General Land Office, Texas Water Development Board, and other applicable Federal, State, or local regulations shall be followed by User in all operations on the DGTS.