Even Small Firms Need to Ensure OSHA Compliance

June 21, 2016 //

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations that aim to protect workers employed at companies of all sizes. No matter how many workers a company has, it is important for it to work hard to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.

Creating Confidence with Supply Chain Management

June 17, 2016 //

All business-supplier partnerships present risk. However, the level of that risk varies based on the services or goods being supplied. Some contractors and suppliers may be critical to your operations, while others play a smaller role and present less of a threat to business continuity.

Contractors Must Meet Sustainability Guidelines

June 13, 2016 //

More and more companies are voluntarily implementing green initiatives to reduce costs and preserve the environment — and simultaneously they are expecting their suppliers and service contractors to do the same.

Do I Need a Contractor Verification System?

June 08, 2016 //

Globalization has led to an explosion in the number of contractors that both multinational and domestic companies are working with. There are strong economic drivers for businesses that operate in other countries to hire local service providers and workers, but there is also solid domestic demand for contracted suppliers, as firms seek to partner with third parties for specific projects or needs.

National Safety Month – Top 10 OSHA Violations

June 06, 2016 //

Every year companies and individuals set aside June to refocus on safety and participate in National Safety Month. National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities.

Behind the Scenes Work Required to Hire Reliable Suppliers

June 02, 2016 //

Although it seems like a time- and resource-saver for multinational companies to hire contracted professionals to efficiently work within their specific industries on a large project, there is plenty of legwork that is required for businesses to ensure their compliance standards are followed.

How to Strike the Best Deal with Contractors

May 30, 2016 //

It is difficult enough for corporations to spend valuable resources working to make the best deal with a handful of outside contractors and project vendors - it is entirely different to have to work out agreements and suitable contracts with hundreds or thousands of subcontractors.

Best Practices in Contractor Management

May 26, 2016 //

The Campbell Institute recently headed a research project among its Institute participants in an effort to identify best practices for contractor management. They started by first collecting information regarding the major steps of a contractor’s life cycle which are prequalification, pre-job task and risk assessment, contractor training and orientation, monitoring of job, and post-job evaluation.

Building a Contractor Prequalification Program: The Value of Continuous Support

May 24, 2016 //

The implementation and building of a contractor screening program can be a large project that requires considerable resources. Effective and sustainable programs require the support of a group of people who are dedicated to helping set up a certification program and are responsible for its continued success.

5 Contractor Management Necessities

May 18, 2016 //

The world’s leading businesses are hiring third party contractor management services to pre-qualify 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.