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Contractors are commonly used for more high-risk tasks and are likely to be unfamiliar with your site’s Health and Safety practices.
Without proper management and support, use of contractors can lead to injuries, ill health, additional costs, and delays.
So, how can you manage contractors effectively to reduce the risks to your contractors and employees?
This refresher course is suitable for any personnel involved in the hiring and managing of contractors.This course aims to refresh your knowledge of all aspects involved in hiring and managing contractors, including the risks and responsibilities involved, measures to reduce safety risks and the requirements for reviewing and recording the entire process.
At the end of the course, trainees will:
- Cover your responsibilities when managing contractors under Health and Safety law and identify the additional risks you may face.
- Cover the important planning considerations when managing contractors, including identifying the job, selecting suitable candidates, and assessing the specific safety hazards involved.
- Cover how you can effectively cooperate and coordinate with your contractor, including the instruction and training you should provide and the approach to management and supervision you should take.
- Cover the factors to consider when reviewing your hiring and managing of contractors, as well as the requirements for keeping records of the decisions you make.