Mining Contractor Management

Case study: Australian Mining Contractor Management

No one can doubt the importance of effective contractor management for the health and safety of workers, particularly contractors. Their importance has often been highlighted by Australian miners, who perhaps face the greatest risk of workplace injury and have a great need for Contractor Management.

To protect workers, the Australian mining industry are re-examining their processes and how they manage every aspect of their operation. They are striving for greater visibility in order to gain a deep understanding of how they work, who works, and their workflow, in particular with contractors. Read More

How Technology is Changing the Face of Risk Management

The Impact of Technology on Risk Management

Being a Compliance Officer is a tough job, and it may soon be a job recorded in the history books with the age of technology rendering it obsolete. There is no doubt that an auditor’s job is only getting more complicated with increasing OH&S regulatory pressures to ensure Risk Management, and the need to stay compliant. If technology makes staying compliant easier and simpler, why not use it? This article shares some insight into the age of big data as well as the automation of business processes and the impact it will have on compliance over the next 5 years.

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Vendor Management- Best Practices Checklist

Vendor Management

Vendors and vendor management plays a vital part in the achievement of your business, regardless of what industry you’re in. Utilizing the following vendor management best practices to affirm a solid relationship with your vendors will enhance your company’s total performance in the market. Disregarding these sound seller administration standards will bring about an unworkable relationship that could adversely affect your business.

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Contract Management: Contractor Supplier Strategy

Contractor-Supplier demand and compliance management analysis is moving up the value chain. Organisations now need to adhere to external best practices with a vision and strategy, as well as 1-3-5 year implementation plans. Having a Contractor Supplier Strategy has become vital to the success and smooth running of a project. Moreover, companies need to ensure alignment with the overall business Strategy Commercial intelligence and corporate social responsibility when it comes to managing suppliers and contractors efficiently. Performance measurement & value reporting plays a key role in effectively managing these relationships. 

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OHS Supplier / Contractor Management Guide for Employers

Contractor Management Guide

Some of our clients manage thousands of contractors across 100 plus sites. Imagine trying to store insurance certificates, work permits, SWMS, contract information on these companies and keep them up to date. Over 10,000 documents stored across a hundred site in filing cabinets? Impossible.

This post includes a Contractor Management Guide for employers on what their responsibility is in managing contractors according to Comcare, the ACT, and Safe Work Australia. Where employers engage contractors to perform work, effective contract management is essential to ensuring that they meet their OHS duties both to the contractors and to others, such as employees and third parties.

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