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Creating a Four-Quarter Plan for Managing Risk & Safety: Best Practices in Contractor Safety Management


2/20/19 12:00 pm to 2/20/19 1:00 pm CST

Event Description

Most successful companies have a long-term vision and an expectation of where they want to be and how they will get there. As a result, each new business year inevitably brings with it corporate resolutions and company goals that will pave the way for the months ahead.

Such goals often include increasing sales, opening new locations, and offering new and improved products and services. To manage costs and streamline operations, many organizations are turning to contractors to supply them with goods and services that previously were kept in-house. Hiring contractors presents companies with both benefits and areas of potential risk that must be addressed throughout the process.

This presentation will examine best practice methods in contractor management, outlined by the Campbell Institute, a division of the National Safety Council, and review the steps that companies should be taking now and throughout the year to establish a safe and conscientious plan for managing the contractors they work with.

Topics include:

  • Research findings on contractor management best practices.
  • Incorporating leading and lagging risk indicators.
  • Establishing more effective partnerships with contractors and suppliers.
  • Working with internal teams to achieve a common goal.


Brett Armstrong, Vice President, BROWZ

Brett Armstrong, vice president of BROWZ, has been with the contractor prequalification and management company for more than a decade and has managed teams that support the world’s leading organizations during the implementation and ongoing management of supply chain qualification programs. During in his career at BROWZ, Brett led the operations team for more than seven years. That experience provided him with the foundation and understanding necessary to support the communication needs of BROWZ’s clients and contractors.

Dennis Robinson, Business Development Specialist, BROWZ

Dennis Robinson has been with BROWZ for more than 10 years and is a business development specialist. Before his current role, Dennis managed the assessment specialist team responsible for the validation of all contractor documentation. His experience provides him with firsthand knowledge of the details and documentation organizations rely on to ensure they are working with safe, responsible contractors.


Kevin Druley, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine.

Kevin covers worker safety for Safety+Health.



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