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Best Practices in Contractor Qualification and Management


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6/30/20 12:00 pm to 6/30/20 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

Organizations often approach contractor and supplier management on an ad hoc basis with point solutions. However, without a thorough, cross-enterprise approach to compliance management, these solutions only address specific challenges, such as regulatory mandates and when they arise. They serve to “patch the leaks," but do little to improve and strengthen the supply chain.

Self-employed contract workers are four times more vulnerable to fatalities than their salaried and wage-earning counterparts. In 2017, self-employed contract workers comprised close to one-fifth of all workplace fatalities (1,078). All of this points to the crucial need to take a proactive approach to contractor management.

This webinar will discuss best practices in contractor management, including:

  • Tips to uncover hidden risk
  • The return on investment of a streamlined system
  • Key requirements for success and real-life stories of companies achieving it
  • How to make the case to upper management


Tom Cecich, President, TFC & Associates

President of TFC & Associates, a safety, health and environmental management consulting firm, Tom also serves as a strategic advisor for Avetta. Previously, he was vice president of EHS global business support at the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, and held safety management positions at IBM and Allied Chemical Corp. He served as the 102nd president of the American Society of Safety Professionals and is an ASSP fellow – the society’s highest honor. He was also the past president of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He is a certified safety professional and a certified industrial hygienist.


Barry Bottino, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine.

Barry covers worker safety for Safety+Health.



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