Contractors are commonly used for more high-risk tasks and are likely to be unfamiliar with your site’s Health and Safety practices.
Without proper management and support, use of contractors can lead to injuries, ill health, additional costs, and delays.
This e-learning course is CPD and RoSPA approved.
A CPD Certified Online Course
This course has reached the required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmarks, and the learning values have been scrutinised to ensure the integrity and quality by the CPD Certification Service.
A RoSPA Approved Online Course
This online course has gained assurance from RoSPA Qualifications, a leading name in health and safety and nationally recognised Awarding Organisation, providing reassurance to customers, employees and stakeholders that the training course is of a high standard.
At the end of the course you will be able to understand:
- Your responsibilities when managing contractors under Health and Safety law and identify the additional risks you may face.
- The important planning considerations when managing contractors, including identifying the job, selecting suitable candidates, and assessing the specific safety hazards involved.
- How you can effectively cooperate and coordinate with your contractor, including the instruction and training you should provide and the approach to management and supervision you should take.
- The factors to consider when reviewing your hiring and managing of contractors, as well as the requirements for keeping records of the decisions you make.
There are no entry requirements.
Course assessment and certification
On successful completion of the final assessment a downloadable certificate is immediately available from your Online Training Academy Dashboard