Construction Health and Safety Consultancy and CDM Adviser Services

Contractor-safe – Competence Health and Safety Assessment Scheme

An established independent scheme to distinguish a contractors health and safety competence against stringent industry standards for your business.

Acquiring the services of a competent contractor with relevant professional qualifications and a proven health and safety record is fundamental to any safe workplace environment.

Have you assessed the Competence of your Contractors health and safety? It’s the law

The law says that for construction work anyone awarding a contract must check that the supplier of services is competent in health and safety. The regulations that make this law are called The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, referred to as CDM.

Peace of mind. An independent assessment of competence = Contractor-safe…!

Many clients have already used this competence health and safety assessment scheme to not only save valuble time and money but to be safe in the knowledge that the contractors they employ are competent. Assess your contractors health and safety competence.

How the assessment scheme works

We will liaise with the contractors on your behalf and rigorously vet their health & safety policies and procedures in accordance with our strict code of practice taking into account the following criteria:-

  • Adequacy of the health and safety policy
  • Their systems for implementing the policy e.g. risk assessment, monitoring, training of staff, employee consultation procedures, access to Health and Safety advice.
  • Past Safety performance through accident records.
  • Competence assessment against CDM 2007 appendix 4.
  • Level of Qualifications and Skills
  • Level of training for Managers, Supervisor and employees.
  • Establish experience with their nature of work.
  • Their reputation as good employer
  • Membership of relevant trade associations

Ok, what’s my next step

If you would like more information on the contractors competence health and safety assessment scheme Contractors-safe, please do get in touch using the handiest of contact forms on the right or call 0800 1488 677.

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