Contractor Management for Education

Contractor Management in Education is our free system designed to help multi-academy trusts, further education organisations and universities manage the contractors that enter their grounds. From builders and engineers to decorators and gardeners, with SMAS Worksafe you can rest assured the contractors you’re using are safe.

SMAS Worksafe is a leading provider of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP). This is the gold standard for making sure your contractors are health & safety compliant.

We believe you should know the contractors coming to your campus are health & safety accredited. We’ve created a single online destination for our clients in education to access and manage their contractors and even find the safe suppliers they need.

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SMAS Worksafe’s Contractor Management in Education is a cost-free solution for those in the education sector looking to outsource their contractor management. We aim to make the relationship between you and your contractors as seamless as possible.

Client Benefits:

You will benefit from having our support with new and existing contractors reaching health & safety compliance. We will give you regular updates so you can see the SSIP status of all your contractors. You will also gain access to the SMAS Portal where you can browse all our SSIP accredited contractors. This means you can be confident the contractors working on your grounds are safe to do so.

Your contractors will benefit from a consistent assessment process in line with the SSIP Core Criteria which they know meets their client’s demands. They will also have access to our in-house assessment team to help them with the accreditation process.

Not just Health & Safety

We’re always striving to go further and provide more for our clients and make SMAS Worksafe’s services extend beyond health & safety. Our team can provide support and advice regarding supply chain compliance and help support environmental aspects too.

To maximise our clients’ compliance, we are also inviting members to complete additional question sets to allow us to offer advice to help your organisation make more informed judgements when it comes to vetting contractors to work with.

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Benefits of outsourcing your Contractor Management to SMAS Worksafe

  • No cost solution which is fully managed on your behalf
  • Reduce risk to your organisation by outsourcing to health & safety specialists
  • SSIP is the most credible and consistent route to health & safety management in the UK
  • Your contractors will be supported by our friendly, qualified health & safety Assessors
  • Contractors benefit from a consistent assessment process in line with the SSIP Core Criteria
  • You set the level you require from your contractors: Reviewed, Self-Certified or SSIP only
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