Building health and safety into contract management

Health and safety obligations can overlap in a contracting chain, where contractors and subcontractors provide services to a lead contractor or client.

We have guidance on building health and safety into contract management. Our guide covers:

  • your duties under HSWA
  • managing overlapping duties
  • scoping work
  • pre-qualifying the contractor
  • contractor selection and negotiation of terms
  • awarding the contract
  • monitoring the contract
  • post-contract review.

PCBUs working together - Advice when contracting (PDF 917 KB)