Employing contractors to work for you is a common practice today, but are you clear on your responsibilities
regarding their health and safety? Owners, employers and contractors, involved in a contract have responsibilities
to ensure that the work is done safely and according to the health and safety legislation in their jurisdiction.
This course is a basic overview of health and safety issues in contract work. It provides a framework in which owners,
employers, and contractors can fulfil their responsibilities and get the work done safely. Although legislation may
differ from one jurisdiction to another, the principles introduced in this course can help establish due diligence.
Definitions & Legal Requirements
Pre Contract Activities
Confined Space Permit Systems
Awarding a Contract
Contract Management & Compliance
Upon completion of the course you will know how to:
Identify the legal responsibilities of key participants in a contract
Know what health and safety information should be included in a contract
Understand the requirements for effective contract management and compliance
with workplace health and safety responsibilities
Evaluate the effectiveness of a contract agreement
Owners and employers.
Managers and supervisors.
Joint Health & Safety Committee members involved in contract development,
or in developing a contract health and safety program.
SSP Training Courses
Building Construction Passport
First Aid Construction Safety