C-45 Compliance Centre
Guidance and Insight
Using contractors can be a cost-effective way to secure vital services. But it can also create huge safety problems—especially when the contractor’s personnel work at your facility. Maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for your own people is tough enough. It becomes an even greater challenge when your workplace is swarming with workers who you haven’t trained and may not even know. This can be a sure-fire recipe for injuries and liability, including criminal liability under C-45.
A model questionnaire you can adapt for your own use that will help facilitate the collection and review of health and safety information. Information that you will need to complete an a pre-qualification audit of potential contractors.