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Contractor Induction
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A contractor induction is a critical safety element for new contractors working at your organisation and for ongoing compliance of contractors, subcontractors and contracting companies. All contractors should be inducted before they start working on their job task or activity and typically, before they even step foot on site. Contractors might go through a series of different inductions ranging from site, project or role specific inductions and progressing through important topics around hazards on site, safe work procedures, policies, site access and everything else they need to know in order to be job ready. A contractor induction forms part of an overall contractor management system.

What is a contractor induction and what is the best way to induct all contractors on site?

A contractor induction is a multi step process involving collecting required information from your contractors to ensure compliance for working on site, presenting important safety, site speecific and workplace introduction information to them, assessing competency and getting acknowledgement on important check lists, forms, policies and procedures with an induction card issued at the end. It's typically done online or with a contractor induction handbook.

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Collecting information

A contractor induction all starts with what you need to collect from your contractors and the companies they work for.

Insurances, licenses, certifications, evidence of training, right to work in the country, emergency contact details, payment details - everything you need to capture from them before they start working on site and performing their job, task or role.

- Workers Comp Insurance details
- Public Liability Insurance
- Professional Indemnity Insurance
- evidence of training and contractor tickets

Schedule automatic reminders for when these materials expire so that the contractors are prompted to supply these materials to you on an ongoing basis as the expiry dates near.

Contractor Induction Presentation

In a contractor induction you want to present a series of topics that cover safety on site, an introduction to the workplace, import policies and procedures and site specific materials.

Topics on quality, environment, Contractor Obligations, Duty of Care, Electrical Safety, Hazardous Chemicals, Alcohol and Drugs, Permit to Work, PPE and Safety Commitment are just a few of the important workplace topics to discuss in your contractor induction.

The contractor induction presentation might cover everything around safe work procedures and it might also cover everything they need to know aboiut working at the site or workplace they are engaged for.
- safe work procedures around their specific job task activity such as electrical procedures, maintenance procedures, clearning or other similar safe work procedures for contractors on site.
- site knowledge such as the induction to site access details, management, materials, hazards and emergency procedures for contractors working on site

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Contractor Safety Induction

One of the most important elements of a contractor induction is the contractor safety induction. This is where you present important safety policies and procedures, site hazards to be aware of, how to report an incident, a new hazard or safety observation, local emergency services contacts and other important safety information that is needed for a contractor to work on site.

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Contractor Competency, Acknowledgement & Sign off

Acknowledgement of important policies and procedures
Interactive check lists
Assessments to test competency
Work Flow functionality
Digintial sign off

Contractor Management and Prequalification Process

Contractor / Supplier Registration
Ongoing compliance and reminder verification
Contractor / Supplier Verification
Pre-qualification + Required Documents (collect insurances, certifications and more)
Compliance spotcheck as they arrive on site / sign in & out tracking
Individual induction
Set up an online contractor induction where you can do all the above plus:

  • Contractor Online Induction
  • Contractor compliance control
  • Site specific inductions as well as organisation wide inductions
  • Property / Building Induction Software
  • Online tests with scoring
  • Load all your own material and manage for your self
  • Document management portal
  • Online Hazard Registry
  • Facility induction cards for contractors

    Ensure that all suppliers / contractors undertaking physical work know your safety requirements and are inducted and prequalified.

    Ensure that suppliers / contractors are safe while working on sites and that your customers, visitors and staff are also kept safe.

    Provide one standardised induction to enable all suppliers and contractors to access all sites rather than have to complete many brand specific inductions.

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