• Managing Contractors Training

Managing Contractors Training, HST008

This Managing Contractors training course explains exactly what your business and contractors are required to do regarding health and safety procedures.

It explains how to consider the risks associated with contractors’ work and create an appropriate plan to control them. Furthermore, it emphasises the importance of communicating and coordinating with your contractors to make the work as efficient and safe as possible.

By law, any business that hires contractors to work on their premises becomes responsible for their health and safety. If you are in charge of managing health and safety in your workplace, this applies to you. You and the contractors both have joint responsibilities however, so it’s important to know what health and safety law requires from each of you.

  • - Developed by Health and Safety Professionals
  • - Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
  • - Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • - Full audio voiceover
  • - Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
  • - On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take this Managing Contractors course?

This Managing Contractors training is designed for those who oversee health and safety in their workplace and communicate directly with the contractors hired by the business. For example, the employer or designated responsible person. It is not designed for general employees of the business, as it’s not their duty to manage the health and safety of contractors.

If you are in charge of managing health and safety in your business and you regularly hire contractors, you should take this course.

Course Content

1Introduction to Managing ContractorsWhat is a contractor, why managing contractors is important, case studies, and consequences of poor management.
2Legal RequirementsHealth and safety legislation, CDM Regulations, COSHH and DSEAR, Control of Asbestos, Work at Height and LOLER, and legal responsibilities.
3Planning Contractor WorkPlanning the work, risk assessment, further safety procedures, permits to work, and selecting contractors.
4Management of SafetySigning in and out, site contact, monitoring the work, and reviewing the work.

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