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Compliance Management & Risk Mitigation

February 10, 2015 //

Companies seeking to hire new contractors or suppliers may be eager to hire a partner and begin new projects, but they should not let their anticipation get in the way of proper risk mitigation strategies.

Global Safety Practice: Fit Testing

December 26, 2014 //

Many occupations world-wide require workers to wear respiratory protective equipment to protect their lungs while on the job and to prevent long-term illnesses and diseases.

Australia moving toward harmonised safety compliance

December 09, 2014 //

Australian companies are closer to having a set of national safety standards to observe, which will provide workers in various industries with health and safety policies that protect them from harm while on the job.

Contractor Management Services Implemented by Leading Businesses

December 04, 2014 //

The world’s leading businesses are hiring third party contractor management services to prequalify and screen their contractors, suppliers and vendors. This contractor management process provides assurance that organizations are working with the safest members of their supply chain.

Do I need a contractor verification system?

December 03, 2014 //

Organizations that operate without a contractor verification system but continue to outsource put their company at risk. Headlines regularly detail the failings of unverified contractor’s s to comply with government regulations, safety guidelines, branding standards, and corporate social responsibility practices.

Australian worker fatalities at 8-year low

November 25, 2014 //

Safe Work Australia has revealed the number of on-the-job fatalities in the country is the lowest number seen in eight years. The agency's "Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities, Australia 2010-11" report revealed that the country experienced 374 work-related fatalities in that time frame.

Mitigating risk with contractor screening critical

November 18, 2014 //

Contractor management is essential for companies working with service partners.

UK chemical manufacturer fined for safety issues

November 13, 2014 //

A chemical manufacturing facility from Daventry is receiving official scrutiny after its workers suffered from exposure to multiple dangerous chemicals while on the job.

2015 Supplier Qualification: 10 ways to ensure success

November 11, 2014 //

While the demand for supplier qualification increases there are still several fundamental reasons why internally manage programs fail. You can improve your 2015 contractor management program and ensure success by addressing the following.

Even small firms need to ensure OSHA compliance - Contractor Management Services Can Help

November 04, 2014 //

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations that aim to protect workers employed at companies of all sizes.

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