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Managing Contractors Safely

Duration One day

Who should attend?

  • Anyone hiring a contractor to undertake work on their premises, eg client bodies, project managers, facilities and production managers, maintenance personnel
  • Anyone with the job of supervising contractors or preparing lists of approved contractors

Course Content

Duties of those who manage contractors:

  • To be satisfied that contractors are competent
  • Effectively managing and supervising work
  • CDM prosecutions - how to keep out of jail!
  • Method statements - to approve or not?

How managers can discharge their duties and consequent benefits:

  • How to keep on the right side of the law
  • HSE Guidance on use of contractors
  • Responsibilities of an employer and its staff for health and safety
  • Dealing with unsafe working practices on site
  • Share