ERM Insights: Contractor Safety Performance
Industry is operating in a challenging environment. Despite trends suggesting that workplaces are becoming safer, life-altering injuries and fatalities are still occurring - affecting both staff and contractors.
Incidents such as these, as well as other poor safety performance indicators, erode business value and operational efficiency, while impacting morale and reputation.
Contractors are becomingly increasingly integral to many companies’ business models, and contractor safety performance is a growing challenge that, when poorly managed, can create vulnerabilities outside of your direct lines of sight and control.
An increase in incidents involving contractor workforces can be attributed to a number of factors.