Any person regardless of position, seniority or discipline has the right and duty to apply the STOP WORK policy if in his/her opinion or judgment, such activity is deemed to be a potential incident.
There shall be no blame or fault put on any employee call for a STOP WORK order even if, upon investigation, the STOP WORK was deemed unnecessary. The STOP WORK order must be applied in good faith.
Timing is a critical factor. There should not be any delay in calling for a STOP WORK order if the need arises.
Work that has ceased due to a STOP WORK order shall not be resumed until all safety aspects are cleared to the satisfaction of the employee who initiated the STOP WORK order or the employee responsible for the STOP WORK order to be initiated, in the first place.