As an employer of contractors, you have a legal duty to ensure all those contractors are able to operate safely and well so that risks are minimised and everyone is protected.
Aside from that, you also need to be assured that all contractors are competent so that work standards and productivity are maintained at the required level.
To ensure all this happens, you will:
After that, of course, things may change and you need to be sure that you and your contractors are kept completely up-to-date. That requires comprehensive contractor compliance management so that you are fully aware of the current situation and any changes that occur.
It’s all well and good finding out and recording details about contractors at the outset but that doesn’t mean your compliance work is done. It is an ongoing process to ensure that they maintain the standards you expect and comply with all legal and safety requirements.
You need to know that contractors:
Whilst paper-based records or spreadsheets were at one time adequate to record and manage contractor compliance, that’s no longer the case. With the growing use of contractors and the evermore complex nature of the regulatory framework, you need something that’s able to capture data easily and report relevant information in a timely manner.
A sophisticated and comprehensive contractor management system, such as the one we provide at LinkSafe, will put you in control of compliance and other aspects. Using it, you can:
Using it, you will comply fully with legislation, have increasing levels of site safety, be more credible when tendering for new work, reduce the risk of tax audits, have greater control of budgets and finances, improve profitability and have the necessary documentation to prove you’re doing everything correctly.
And with the right support from the company that provides the system, you’ll be able to gain maximum benefits.