Party that initiates the project and ultimately pays for its design and construction
- Note: 1 to entry: The principal generally specifies the technical requirements and is ultimately responsible for ensuring that safety and all other issues are addressed.
The principal can also include an agent or consultant, authorized to act for the principal.
Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards
Principal means a person who or that engages any person (otherwise than as an employee) to do any work for gain or reward.
Source: Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Public Act 1992 No 96, New Zealand, as of 1 July 2011. Legislation
A person who or that engages any person (otherwise than as an employee) to do any work for gain or reward. *Indicates that the definition has been extracted from the HSE Act.
Source: Approved Code of Practice for Managing Hazards to Prevent Major Industrial Accidents, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Department of Labour, New Zealand, July 1994. Regulatory Guidance