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How Safe Are Your Contractors?

November 20, 2017 //

Studies have shown that contractor safety performance improves over time when contractors and suppliers are measured and held accountable. Do you know if your contractors are safe, trained, and qualified to work?

BROWZ Mobile Apps - Streamline contractor prequalification

November 12, 2017 //

BROWZ mobile apps bring accessibility and innovation to your contractor management program.

Is your contractor program strengthening relationships?

November 01, 2017 //

By now most organizations are familiar with the legal liability arising from activities of contractors and suppliers at a worksite. They recognize third-party compliance as the most difficult risk exposure to address and properly manage.

Making the Case for Contractor Management

October 25, 2017 //

New research paper from the National Safety Council examines the safety benefits of third-party management

5 Reasons to Explore Compliance Management Alternatives

October 18, 2017 //

It doesn’t matter the size of your business, your industry or your business model, sooner or later your business will be exposed to risk introduced by a third-party. From the moment a supplier, vendor, or contractor sets foot on your property, any actions – if not performed according to your standards for safety and risk management – could compromise your business.

Track it - 4 Types of Dynamic Compliance Information

October 09, 2017 //

Information and regulatory requirements can change over the course of a year - or even monthly - making it important for organizations to dynamically manage compliance information rather than assuming supplier prequalification is the finish line.

Implementing CSR: From frameworks to focus areas

September 27, 2017 //

A mining operator may be intrigued by the idea of instituting CSR policies, but that doesn’t mean that it’s obvious how to begin implementing sustainable or ethical initiatives. While there is no single standard for corporate responsibility, many companies are taking several steps to make their commitment to worker health, community development, and environmentalism known.

Choosing a Contractor Prequalification System: 10 Questions

September 20, 2017 //

Managing supply chain qualification is a complex and ongoing challenge that is highly dependent on your unique business characteristics. Fortunately, you have a variety of alternatives to evaluate; from managing supplier qualification in-house to relying on an external vendor solution to implement and manage an effective supply chain qualification and management program.

5 More Ways to Jumpstart Contractor Qualification Program

September 13, 2017 //

Has your organization invested time and energy into contractor qualification programs only to be disappointed by poor compliance levels or compromised contractor relationships? Perhaps you’re in the process of developing a program right now and want to make sure you’re on the right track.

5 Ways to Jumpstart your Contractor Qualification Program

September 06, 2017 //

The use of contractors can be both a great opportunity and a challenge. Contractors and suppliers bring specialization of skills and equipment. However, they can also bring risk to the companies that employ them.