Industries often rely on contractors for specialised skills and, at certain times, to accomplish particularly hazardous tasks often during periods of intense activity, for example, turnarounds. In such considerations along with the potential lack of familiarity which contracted personnel may have with the hazards of the facility and operations, these contractors pose unique challenges for the safe utilisation of contract services.
The candidate will obtain satisfactory knowledge of system of control to ensure that contracted services support both safe facility operations as well as the company’s process safety and safety performance goals.
The candidate will learn that contractor management does not involve the procurement of goods, supplies, or off-site equipment fabrication functions which are covered by the asset integrity quality assurance function.br Furthermore, the candidate will be knowledgeable in the following:
To ensure that the candidate understands that while some responsibilities for the implementation of contractor management components are assigned to contractor personnel, there are tasks which are assigned to company staff either at facility or corporate levels.
To help the candidate differentiate between specific delegation of responsibilities of the contractor, corporate, and facility personnel which needs to be resolved before a relationship can be started between the contractor and the company.
To ensure that the candidate can differentiate between the following delegated roles and responsibilities of company groups:
The content of this course has been formulated around the prescriptive requirements of effective contractor management. Effective systems for qualifying candidate firms must be established not only on technical capabilities, but also on safety programs and records, including:
The candidate attending the course will be assessed against the outcomes of each element through the completion of a subscribed knowledge assessment along with a practical assessment. These assessments will cover the essential embedded knowledge as stipulated in the course and will ensure that the candidate can apply the learning to a working situation.
To gain access to this training program, it is mandatory that the employer subscribe to the SafetyWallet membership subscription so that the learner can enrol to any of the Health and Safety e-Learning training programmes.
Attending candidates must obtain a pass mark of at least 75% or higher is necessary in each Modular Assessment. Should these conditions have been met, the candidate will receive an accredited Certificate of Completion.