QUALIFICATIONS

 

Upon written request, Aquatic Services, Inc. will indicate the background and familiarity with the performance of work being specified. The information requested may, with out being limited thereto, include the following;

 

  •  An itemized list and brief descriptions of Aquatic Services equipment available to satisfy the requirements           and specifications of the proposed contract including

  • Boat size, type and capacity

  •  Vehicles used to transport and store pesticides at the job site

  •  Proof that all equipment used to complete the contract shall be in such condition to allow successful fulfillment of the proposed contract

  •  Equipment and supplies used to contain inadvertant spills of pesticides, fuel or other potentially hazardous substances that may be used by Aquatic Services to perform the work described as specified,

  •  A list and description of all U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices that are maintaned and available on all work boats used to perform the work described and specified

  • A list and description of clothing, protective apparel and devices that will be worn or used by all persons involved in the handling and application of pesticides in order to perform the work described and specified

  • Copies of Material Safety Data Sheets that are stored in the vehicle(s) used to transport pesticides to the job site

  •  A listing and description of the professional qualifications (training, experience etc.) of Aquatic Services and any and all persons who will assist in the performance of the work described and specified

  •  A listing of the major parts of the work which are proposed to sublet.

PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS

The following can be expected of Aquatic Services Inc. in the application of aquatic pesticides;

 

  • Transportation:  All pesticides shall be transported in a safe and responsible manner. The vehicles used to transport these materials shall be in good and safe operating condition and operated in a safe manner, both to and from the work site. Pesticides shall be transported in a compartment that is separate from the passenger compartment. A file containing current Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) shall be maintained in each vehicle used to transport pesticides. Drivers will be familiar with the content of the (MSDS) and all procedures and emergency responses described therein, as they relate to pesticides that are being transported. Drivers shall have received emergency response training and shall be provided the means, training, information and equipment to respond responsible and effectively to any pesticide spills that may occur as a result of handling or vehicular mishap.

  •  Storage and Container Disposal:  All pesticides will be secured by lock or other means when left unattended at the job site. All empty containers shall be removed from the job site at the completion of any work day and disposed of according to the pesticide label instructions.

  • Use and Handling: All persons involved in the handling and application of the pesticide used to complete this work shall have been trained in the proper use and handling of these compounds. Furthermore, they shall comply with the requirements of the pesticide label relative to wearing of protective clothing devices. Furthermore, those persons who handle or apply the pesticides required to complete this work shall wear at a minimum

  • Coveralls made of a water impervious material, such as Tyvek

  • Rubber (polymer) gloves and rubber boots

  • Safety glasses, goggles, or face shields

  • Hats or helmets made of nonabsorbent materials

  • Appropriate respiratory protection

SITE AND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

 

Aquatic Services shall examine all of the specifications and related documents and make a personal examination of the site in order to acquaint itself with conditions under which Aquatic Services will be obliged to work.

Aquatic Services shall make all investigations and queries necessary to thoroughly inform itself of access to the lake, parking of vehicles, any costs or permits required to launch the work boat(s) and any equipment that may be necessary to complete the work described.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Insurance coverage shall not be less than the following:

 

  • Workman’s Compensation InsuranceMichigan (Workers’ Disability Compensation  Act)

  • Bodily Injury by Accident $100,000 Each Accident

  • Bodily Injury by Disease $500,000 Policy Limit

  • Bodily Injury by Disease $100,000 Each Employee

  • Commercial General Liability and Professional Liability

  • General Aggregate Limit $ 2,000,000

  • Each Occurrence $ 1,000,000

  • Personal and Advertising Injury Limit $ 1,000,000

  • Each Claim Limit $ 1,000.000

  • Fire Damage Limit $ 50,000

  • Products-Completed Operations Included

  • Comprehensive Automobile Liability

  • Bodily Injury Liability $50,000/$100,000 Per Person/Per Occurrence

  • Property Damage $100,000 Each Occurrence

  • Coverage shall be provided for owned and non-owned vehicles.

  • Water Craft Liability and Water Craft Medical Payments $200,000

  • Classification: Environmental Contractors and Consultants Aquatic Plant  Management Programs

  • Any insurance required by the licensing or permitting authority for a project shall be included in the insurance coverage provided. 

EQUIPMENT AND SPECIFICATIONS

a. Boat size, type and capacity;

i.  Length: 18 ft                                    ii. Length: 16 ft 11 in

Beam Width: 8' ft                                 Beam Width: 84 in

Type: Open Utility                               Type: Open Utility

Hull Material: Aluminum                      Hull Material: Fiberglass

Propulsion: 3 Prop Airboat 425HP      Propulsion: Outboard 50 HP

Fuel: Gasoline/Fuel Injected                 Fuel: Gasoline

iii. Lowrance X-480 GPS                    iv. Lowrance LC X-15 GPS

b.  Vehicles used to transport and store pesticides at the job site;

i.   2004 GMC 3/4 ton 4x4 Pickup, Locking fiberglass top

ii.  2003 Ford 3/4 ton 4x4 Pickup, Locking top

iii. 2006 GMC Colorado 4x4 Pickup, Locking fiberglass top

c.  Equipment and supplies used to contain inadvertent spills of pesticides, fuel or other potentially hazardous substances;

i.   POWERSORB SPILL KIT

Sorbent pillows & mini booms

COMPLIANCE: DOT-E-10102

d.  Description of U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices maintained on all work boats.

i.   TYPE IV PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE U.S.C.G. APPROVAL No. 160.064/2108/0

     Model 173 Buoyant Cushion 14 x 16 x 2.5

e.  Description of clothing and protective apparel and devices that will be worn or used by all persons involved in the handling and application of pesticides.

i.    Tyvek coveralls. COMPLIANCE: ANSI/ISEA 101-1985

ii.   Rubber Latex Gloves. COMPLIANCE: USDA accepted

iii.  PVC Over boots and Rubbers

iv.  Safety glasses, goggles, or face shields

v.   Hats made of non-absorbent materials

vi.  MOLDEX Dust and Mist Respirator

vii. MSHA/NIOSH APPROVAL No. TC-21C-350