Recent court decisions make it clear that contractor safety management belongs squarely in the lap of the organization bringing the contractor onto the work site.
So – obviously - mistakes by contractors and subcontractors can hurt your organization, so developing a comprehensive system is critical to your bottom line. But how, exactly, do you ensure that contractors and subcontractors are working safely – or at least minimizing the risk of accidents?Learning Objectives
This presentation covers the basics of a safety program for contractors and subcontractors.
In this session you will learn:
About Your Speaker
- Managing contractors even before you select them! Tips for contractor vetting, development, and evaluation
- How to manage the risk to your organization from mistakes made by contractors
- How to use the framework of continuous improvement management systems (Plan/DO/Check/Act) to create a comprehensive contractor safety program
- What metrics you can use to separate good contractors from risky ones
- How to limit the OSHA violations of your contractors
- How to make sure everyone in your organization gets on board with your program
Pamela Ferrante Walaski, CSP, CHMM is the President of JC Safety & Environmental, Inc., located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. JC Safety provides safety consultation services to a wide variety of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and government. Ms. Ferrante is a frequent speaker on the topic of risk and crisis communications as well as emergency response, the aging workforce, safety committees, safety incentive programs, and contractor safety.
Pam has presented general sessions, pre-conference workshops, and seminars on a wide variety of topics, including aging workforces, managing serious incidents, safety and health management systems, and risk and crisis communications. She is a regular presenter at the national conferences of ASSE, AIHA, AHMP, and the National Safety Council at locations all over the country from Alaska to Denver as well as overseas in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Pam is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, currently serving in numerous Society-level positions, including Assistant Administrator of the Consultants Practice Specialty, Chair of the Technical Publications Advisory Committee, Leadership Conference Planning Committee and Assistant regional Vice President for Finance for Region VIII. She is also a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and Institute of Hazardous Materials Professionals. PHR / SPHR Credits!
This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for re-certification credit.