Contractor Management

Careful Contractor Management: Responsibilities Of Each Party

A proper contractor management system requires proper management of the safety and health of contractors. This approach protects contractors, employees, and members of the public from Health and Safety harm, and minimizes the risks a company faces. For this to be possible, each party should know and handle their responsibilities as required. An independent individual or organization engaged to perform some work in any trade or profession is a contractor, while a contract supervisor is the one in charge of the procedure.

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Essential Components of an Effective Contractor Management

Contractor Compliance

Your management of workplace compliance is not complete without a proper Contractor Management System to manage contractor compliance. You may have a comprehensive and strong OHS management system but this won’t protect you if something happens and you have non-compliant, poorly trained contractors working on site. Your OHS management plan is incomplete without a compliant, reliable and efficient contractor management system.

Do you have a complete and effective contractor management system in place?

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Pre-qualification: An Essential Component of Contractor Management

Pre-qualification

Often ignored by most companies in Australia, pre-qualification is an essential component of an effective contractor management system. Not only is pre-qualifying your contractors before they start work a great safety control measure, it can also prevent a very expensive lawsuit in-case an incident occurs. Most contractor companies are non-compliant. When one of Australia’s largest property developers implemented a contractor pre-qualification system, they were surprised to discover that 91% of their contractors were non-compliant.

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Supplier Selection Guidelines For An Effective Contractor Management

Contractor Management

If you are an experienced project manager, then you are familiar with concepts of contractor management and other processes related to project management. However, if you are new to site planning and project risk management, contractor management may sound new to you. You will need to understand this to work effectively with contractors.

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What Is the Cost of Poor Contractor Management

Four Steps to Take To Avoid the Consequences of Poor Contractor Management

Most companies fail to implement a proper contractor management system because they are not aware of, or underestimate, the consequences of poor contractor management. If an incident were to happen on site, the safety and legal repercussions of hiring non-compliant contractors can devastate a company. Unfortunately, most companies only discover that they have been working with non-compliant contractors when it is too late and they are facing a lawsuit.

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