Everyone that visits your site should have some kind of formal induction. Each induction will need to cover different topics, for example, Visitors won’t need to know how to fill out a permit to work form, but they will need to know where their assembly point is, in the event of an emergency.
The best place to start in relation to standardising your training for contractors is an induction process. As well as contractor induction training, it is important that you compile and maintain an Approved Contractor Control Register.
Whilst there are significant advantages of using contractors, an organisations safety management system must be geared to manage the potential imported risk. Andy Tilleard explores the 4 phases of the basic framework to oversee contractor management.