Construction workplace health & safety (WHS) needs greater contractor alignment

Posted by Craig Thornton

Heavy reliance on contractors requires strong WHS planning

Here’s a link to a thought-provoking article from GrowHQ on the importance of integrating workplace health & safety (WHS) into the contractor tender process.  

The construction industry in particular relies heavily on contractors but the wheels often fall off when it comes to alignment of WHS practices.  Check out the article for insights into the following key aspects:

  1.   Determine the health & safety issues associated with the work that the contractor will perform
  2.   Assess your contractor’s ability to meet your health & safety standards
  3.   Define the agreed health & safety processes and procedures within the contract

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Tags: Health & Safety, Civil Engineering Safety, WHS, Compliance