Contractor Safety Management

An effective relationship between clients and contractors at all stages of the procurement / supply chain is essential for competently managing health and safety in a hydrocarbon (or any) facility.

This five day course provides the practical processes for developing and managing a contractor safety management system covering all stages of the contracting cycle based around recognised management systems and improving Owner and Contractor Safety Performance and guidance – ‘Managing in a Contracting Environment’.

The course includes advanced world’s best practices and skills, which can be used for auditing contractors, investigating incidents and other line management interventions.

Course Content:

  • Supply chain strategy
  • Contractor management systems, RP 2220, OGP guidance.
  • Pre-qualification, Approved Contractor status.
  • Bidding, evaluation criteria, appointment Communication.
  • Supply chain performance monitoring, interviewing skills, auditing.

Course Objectives:

  • Implement a contracting supply chain strategy for an organisation based on an understanding of the risks and benefits of outsourcing low risk, high risk and specialist activities.
  • Develop a contracting strategy based on a pre-qualification programme.
  • Prepare a programme to initiate the use of competent contractors based on bid documents covering HSE and other relevant standards.
  • Communicate effectively with contractors, including reporting requirements for incidents and accidents and emergency procedures.
  • Identify the barriers that could prevent successful implementation of a contractor safety program, and how to overcome them Develop a programme of supply chain performance monitoring.
  • Perform an effective interview, including describing the benefits and disadvantages of various questioning techniques.
  • Provide feedback (the ‘3 As’) likely to initiate continual improvements in contractor performance.
  • Use management systems, such as API RP 2220 and OGP guidance as methodology for improving contractor performance.

Target Group:

  • Project Managers
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Managers
  • HSE Managers
  • HSE Auditors
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors who require an understanding of how to manage contractors

Course duration:
Two (2) Days

Costs Include:

  • Training Manuals
  • Facilitation


  • None

Conference Facilities:

  • To be provided by client

Meals and Tea:

  • To be provided by client