Online Induction >> Contractor Protocols
Contractor protocols are an important part of a contractor induction. It's critical to ensure all contractors go through Contractor Protocols as part of their Contractor Induction
The structure will vary organisation to organisation but commonly there will be a format such as the below topics:
- Roles and Responsibilities
Here we set out each role and its responsibilities
- Contractor obligations
Contractor contract managers to ensure all personnel working at the organisation have been appropriate inducted
- Qualifications and work standards
All works to building or plant/equipment to be carried out by appropriately qualified and licenced tradespeople. All equipment and tools used on site to conform to relevant legislative requirements and work standards.
- Insurance Requirements
Prior to coming on site, all evidence of appropriate insurances should be verified
- Security requirements:
is a police check required or access cards required to be issued?
is there a security clearance process required to be followed
do contractors need to produce an ID card to enter site?
- Work Health and Safety
Contractors must ensure that they have in place a functional proactive safety management system
- Safe Work Method Statements
Regularly undertaking them for job tasks and activities breaking down the tasks involve, hazards and how each hazard will be effectively eliminated or controlled
The procedures to follow when encountering hazardous substances on site
Procedures to follow around chemicals, consumables and cleaning agents
- Planning and notification
All works to be done with minimum disturbance to building occupants or normal operations and the notification and communication rules around this
- Incident Reporting
The procedure to follow for reporting an incident
What PPE to wear and when
- Noisy Works
The procedures around works that involve noise such as drills, grinders and circular saws
- Electrical Works
Procedures around HV and LV works
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