Following audits on Health & Safety Management System on our sites and customer sites by the Alcumus Group, Owl Pest Control has now been accredited SafeContractor. As the leading health and safety assessment scheme, SafeContractor has over 300 major clients and nearly 27,000 contractor members.
How our customers benefit from the SafeContractor scheme?
Many large organisations use SafeContractor to reduce risk and to maintain their existing contractor and service provider base, whilst also be provided with a selection of new, pre-approved contractors. Benefits include:
- Reduced risk in organisations, ensuring that contractors have suitable and sufficient health and safety processes.
- Cost-effectively managing contractor lists, relieving of the costly administrative burden of doing this internally.
- Offering a flexible service, tailor-made to meet business requirements, including over 400 different contractor work activities.
- Meeting the legal health and safety requirements and providing the supporting evidence.
- Providing visibility of current contractors via the online client portal, which also recommends new, approved contractors.
Food retail giant, Weetabix, are just one organisation who chose SafeContractor to improve their contractor management. Watch the Weetabix video below:
Owl Pest Control is now an accredited contractor for Bilfinger Ireland!
Following a strenuous process Owl has finally become an approved pest control contractor for Bilfinger.
Bilfinger's Code of Conduct for Subcontractors and Suppliers
Bilfinger SE and its group companies (Bilfinger) are bound by the principles of ethical behaviour, integrity and compliance. Adherence to the Code of Conduct
and the Compliance Guidelines of Bilfinger as well as the principles of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative (Global Compact Initiative) is mandatory for all Bilfinger employees.
Also from its subcontractors and suppliers, Bilfinger expects integrity and ethical, law-abiding behaviour in line with the Global Compact Initiative and the minimum standards set out below.
Subcontractors and suppliers actively and consistently counteract criminal or unethical influence on decisions taken by Bilfinger or other companies and institutions and fight corruptibility within their own companies.
Counteracting Bid Rigging
Subcontractors and suppliers do not participate in anti-competitive bid rigging and take action against illegal cartels. Counteracting Illegal Employment Subcontractors and suppliers comply with the applicable legal requirements and effectively eliminate illegal employment.
Respect for the Fundamental Rights of Employees
Subcontractors and suppliers respect the health, safety and personal rights of their employees and adhere to the principles of respect, fairness and non-discrimination. They employ and remunerate their employees on the basis of fair and compliant contracts. They maintain international minimum labour standards.
Respect for the Environment
Subcontractors and suppliers observe relevant legal environmental standards and minimise environmental pollution. Bilfinger requests from its subcontractors and suppliers that they require their own subcontractors and suppliers also to comply with the principles of the Global Compact Initiative and the minimum standards of this Code of Conduct for Subcontractors and Suppliers (Flow Down).