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Health & Safety Contractor Management

Health & Safety Contractor Management

Health & Safety Contractor Management

Thursday, 9 March 2023 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM) (NZDT)


Under the Health and Safety at Work Act, businesses working together on a project have overlapping health and safety duties. Businesses must consult, cooperate and coordinate activities with all other businesses they share overlapping duties with.

Everyone on site - from clients right through to subbies - is responsible for health and safety. Good contractor management helps ensure good planning and communication between you and the businesses you work with, making your projects more efficient and saving you time and money.

This half day course is an ideal opportunity for Health and Safety Advisors and Managers, and senior managers/business owners to understand their health and safety responsibilities to their business, learn to implement a practical health and safety system and work with their contractors to make their workplace safer and more productive. 

Content covers;

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and Regulations – what the legislative framework requires
  • Overlapping duties
  • Tools to develop a simple, practical contractor pre-qualification process
  • Contractor selection and negotiation of terms
  • Awarding the contract
  • Monitoring & reviewing the contract
  • Day to day safety culture

Presenter: Helen Mason
Health and Safety Trainer and Consultant, Coolspring Consulting 

Helen Mason has extensive health and safety experience, including over 20 years as a health and safety consultant, as well as significant in-house training experience within both the public and private sectors. Helen has an Adult Teaching Certificate – Level 5 and is skilled at being able to provide support to organisations at any stage of their health and safety journey – from systems audits, legislation updates and documentation right through to customised in-house training, and on-call support. With a focus on long-term partnerships, Helen regularly works with a wide range of clients from across a variety of sectors throughout New Zealand, including SMEs, large multinational corporates and not-for-profits, to help organisations more effectively manage health and safety in the workplace. 

Chamber Members: $250+GST | Non-members: $375+GST

Please note: Our workshops require a minimum of 15 participants to run

Marlborough Chamber of Commerce
Level 1, 6-8 Scott Street
Blenheim, Marlborough District 7201 New Zealand
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