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Document ID (ISN)108028
CIS number 08-538
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ayers D.
Title Contractor safety: Building trust and communication
Bibliographic information Oct. 2007, p.64-74. Illus.
Abstract The effective management of contractor safety is not only necessary for the protection of their employees, but also for the protection of regular employees and facility property and equipment. This article discusses how to choose a contractor with the experience and ability to complete the job safely and to manage the contractual relationship with an eye to occupational safety and health. Topics addressed: setting expectations; contractor selection; chemical safety; contractor orientation; contractor auditing.
Descriptors (primary) USA; plant safety and health organization; subcontractors
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; drug dependence; prevention of access; chemical hazards; pre-employment medical examinations; safety programmes; safety audits; disobeying safety instructions; supply of personal protective equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse