Oil & Gas
Why Veriforce Was Named a Core Contractor Safety Platform with Unique Capabilities
Companies rely heavily on third-party contractors for hazardous work, which presents a variety of contractor management challenges, including preventing worker injuries, protecting the company’s reputation, ensuring regulatory compliance, and mitigating potential financial risk if an incident does occur.
Five Best Practices to Accelerate Contractor Safety
Contractors fill one of every five jobs in the United States and are expected to make up nearly half our workforce within the next decade. They bring with them varying degrees of occupational health and safety knowledge, training and experience, making it difficult for organizations to manage workplace safety.
Oil & Gas
Ensure Your Workers’ Safety Readiness with a Mandated Safety Orientation
Pipeline operators are charged with ensuring safe day-to-day operations in potentially hazardous work environments, yet it’s often unclear what occupational health and safety knowledge their third-party contractors bring to job sites. Uncertainty of contractors’ general safety training and how well it aligns with their expected job duties makes it difficult for operators to mitigate risks associated with inadequate or improper safety training among contractors.
7 Steps to Help Hiring Clients Navigate the Gray Area of Contractor Safety
Making an exception is often a reality when hiring a contractor. Despite intention to adhere to your company’s contractor safety program, highly-specialized, last-minute, or high-volume work demands can quickly leave you in a gray area—unable to find a contractor who meets your company’s safety prequalification requirements or has time to get up to speed with them.