Contractor Management

This half day course is an ideal opportunity for senior managers/business owners to understand their health and safety responsibilities when engaging and managing contractors. In addition, you’ll learn what’s required for your business to gain work as a contractor.

Understand your responsibilities regarding contractor engagement and management under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Ensure you have a high standard of contractor health and safety management practices in your workplace.

You'll learn about:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and Regulations – what the legislative framework requires

  • Overlapping duties

  • Tools to develop a simple, practical contractor pre-qualification process

  • Contractor selection and negotiation of terms

  • Awarding the contract

  • Monitoring & reviewing the contract

  • Day to day safety culture 

So you can:

  • Make sure you get the right contractor for your organisation

  • Ensure that your contractors are qualified to undertake the work for you

  • Know your contractors are safe while doing work for you

  • Liaise with your contractors to ensure your overlapping duties are fulfilled

  • Review contractor performance 

To achieve: 

  • A more productive multi PCBU relationship – consult, coordinate and cooperate

  • A well-documented contractor management process

  • A safer environment for your workers and your contractors

Who is this course?

For the company or manager who will engage contractors to carry out work
For contractors who would like to know more about the contractor management process.


Helen Mason 

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Helen’s background in human resources and adult teaching, combined with 15 years specialising in health and safety makes her a presenter in high demand. Delivering occupational Health and Safety through in-house training, and designing and implementing Health and Safety Management Systems, Helen currently works with a number of national organisations. Helen can design and implement effective health and safety systems and training to meet the needs of any organisation.

You may be eligible for 50% NZTE​ funding. Please enquire.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, 3 Sophia Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, 7910
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1. Cancellations must be advised in writing or by telephone at least three full working days prior to the date of the course or event.
2. All cancellations and refunds will incur a $30.00 + GST administration fee to cover the costs.
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4. Requests to transfer to a later course can be made, subject to availability and approval. If participants are able to transfer to a later course the administration fee is waived. This request must be made at least three working days prior to the original course or event.
5. A replacement participant is welcome at any stage prior to the course or event commencing at no additional cost. Please provide us with the details as soon as possible.

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