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Manufacturing

Five Best Practices to Accelerate Contractor Safety

Aug 17, 2020

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

Aug 17, 2020

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.

Chemical

7 Steps to Help Hiring Clients Navigate the Gray Area of Contractor Safety

Aug 17, 2020

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.