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What Does it Mean to be Workplace Health and Safety Compliant?

What Does it Mean to be Workplace Health and Safety Compliant?

We all have a right to be safe at work, whatever our role. However, ensuring that happens involves understanding and accepting government legislation as well as demonstrating true organisational wide commitment to safety. We need to consider industry best safety...

Learn How Contractor Management Can Ease the Costs of Dangerous Jobs

Learn How Contractor Management Can Ease the Costs of Dangerous Jobs

Contractors may form a valuable addition to your workforce, however, the unfortunate truth is that their work is more likely to be risky to your business. By having high-risk work conducted by your contractors, you are likely to feel an impact on your overall costs...

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,...

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