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6 Things to Check with Your Contractors Before They Turn up On Site

6 Things to Check with Your Contractors Before They Turn up On Site

Choosing the right contractor for your business or project might seem like an easy task at first glance. The contractor in question may have come highly recommended, they might provide services at a very competitive price, or they might be available at the perfect...

4 Types of Contractors That Could Be High Risk in the Wake of Covid-19

4 Types of Contractors That Could Be High Risk in the Wake of Covid-19

If you engage contractors, you’re no doubt aware of the increased risks they bring to your business. They are less familiar with your day to day processes and safety practices, than your employees and are often not subject to the same controls. However, to date, some...

Survive or Thrive? What is Your Safety Leadership Style?

Survive or Thrive? What is Your Safety Leadership Style?

As a safety leader, you are the key to creating culture in your organisation. And, the culture you create will be founded on the mindset that you foster in your employees. You have the power to encourage a safety culture that merely survives, or you could encourage...

10 Reasons Why Your Contractor Compliance Program Bombed

10 Reasons Why Your Contractor Compliance Program Bombed

Contractor compliance is a complex part of contractor management that ensures contractors and suppliers are adhering to specific requirements of their client. As an organisation that engages contractors, you need to have a robust compliance program in place to...

6 Ways to Build Better Relationships with Your Contractors

6 Ways to Build Better Relationships with Your Contractors

When it comes to managing your contractors, it’s no secret that successful engagement outcomes are driven by strong relationships. In spite of your differences, both on and offsite, you need to work together cohesively if your project is to run smoothly. However,...

5 Reasons to Explore Contractor Compliance Management

5 Reasons to Explore Contractor Compliance Management

Managing contractors, especially when you engage a large number of them, can be a complex and challenging undertaking. It is essential that your legal obligations are met, and you keep a record of all relevant documentation required to prove this. At a minimum, you...

Safety Incidents – How Should Your Staff Deal with them?

Safety Incidents – How Should Your Staff Deal with them?

When a serious safety incident occurs in your workplace, what happens next is vital. Your workers need to understand safety protocols and have the capability to carry out a safety response plan that will attend to injured workers, secure the site and ensure the...

Will You Ever Achieve 100% Contractor Compliance?

Will You Ever Achieve 100% Contractor Compliance?

On the surface, achieving contractor compliance might seem fairly straight forward. Surely all you have to do is make sure that all contractors are working as they should in line with your organisation’s requirements. Simple right? However, if you’ve ever hired...

Strategies for Improving Health and Safety in the Workplace

Strategies for Improving Health and Safety in the Workplace

One of the most important aspects of running a business should be workplace health and safety. It is the responsibility of the organisation to have processes in place to manage the prevention of work-related injuries, incidents and diseases. It is vital that both...

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