Contractors simply need to complete the on-line questionnaire and provide their health and safety documentation to show that they understand and comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and any associated Regulations.
The portal can be accessed at https://payments.sheassure.net and a link is available on every participating council’s website.
In a great example of inter-council and inter-regional co-operation, staff from Co-Lab and BOPLASS partner councils worked together to develop and implement an online contractor health and safety pre-qualification scheme. The scheme uses simple software to capture information on contractors’ health and safety management systems and insurance details.
The service is offered nationally as part of a drive to better manage councils’ contractors in the new health and safety environment. It saves councils considerable time and money, as the scheme is fully managed by the software provider. It also removes the need for contractors to supply separate details to each council or for each contract sought, reducing their costs as well.
In conjunction with our supplier, SHE Software Ltd., we developed an online pre-qualification scheme that includes: