Hellman & Associates

Carolina Vasquez

Contractor Compliance: The Key to a Safe and Successful Project

In the dynamic world of project management, ensuring compliance with environmental health and safety (EHS) regulations is paramount. Not only does it safeguard the well-being of workers, but it also fosters a culture of responsibility and accountability within the organization. However, compliance management can be a multifaceted challenge, particularly when it involves contractors and subcontractors. This is where Hellman & Associates steps in with its comprehensive Contractor Pre-qualification & Verification services, ensuring that every aspect of your project adheres to regulatory standards.

For over two decades, Hellman & Associates has been at the forefront of EHS services, filling a crucial gap in the industry. Our mission is clear: to provide clients of all sizes with the resources they need to achieve a safe workplace environment. Central to this mission is our Contractor Pre-qualification & Verification services, which streamline the process of vetting and selecting contractors while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

At Hellman & Associates, we understand that the contractor selection process can be daunting. From verifying credentials to assessing safety records, there are numerous factors to consider. That’s why we take the burden off your shoulders by handling the entire application process and account maintenance for third-party audits. Our team is well-versed in navigating platforms such as ISNetworld, PEC Premier, PICS, ECCS, Avetta and BROWZ, ensuring that you meet your clients standards to perform your services.

But why is contractor compliance so crucial? The answer lies in the inherent risks associated with outsourcing work to external parties. While contractors bring specialized skills and expertise to the table, they also introduce potential liabilities if not properly managed. By pre-qualifying and verifying contractors, organizations can mitigate these risks and safeguard their reputation and bottom line.

Moreover, compliance isn’t just about ticking boxes on a checklist—it’s about creating a culture of safety and accountability. When contractors are held to high standards of compliance, they are more likely to prioritize safety in their work practices. This not only protects their own workforce but also contributes to the overall safety of the project site.

One of the key benefits of Hellman & Associates’ Contractor Pre-qualification & Verification services is the peace of mind it provides. Our clients can rest assured knowing they have the necessary compliance requirements to perform services. This not only minimizes the likelihood of accidents and incidents but also streamlines the project management process, allowing for smoother execution and timely completion.

Furthermore, our commitment to excellence is reflected in our track record of success. With a 98% renewal rate for our ASSUREDCompliance® program, we have demonstrated time and again our ability to deliver results. Additionally, our achievement of OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Star Site Status underscores our unwavering dedication to safety and compliance.

In conclusion, contractor compliance is the cornerstone of a safe and successful project. By partnering with Hellman & Associates for Contractor Pre-qualification & Verification services, organizations can mitigate risks, ensure regulatory compliance, and ultimately, achieve their project goals with confidence. With our expertise and dedication to excellence, we empower clients to focus on what they do best while we handle the complexities of compliance management. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your next project.

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SafeLand Training

 The next class will be held April 10, 2024, 7:00 am-3:00 pm at H&A’s Wheat Ridge, Colorado training facility. 

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Hellman & Associates is an authorized SafeLand training provider of the Basic Orientation and Core Compliance student courses. We can help your company become SafeLand USA compliant as required by the operator oil companies.

This SafeLand USA Basic Orientation Training and safety awareness course offers an overview of safety issues in the oil and gas industry. The one-day training provides a basic understanding at an awareness level of certain general safety information that an employee should know. Upon successful completion of the SafeLand USA Basic Orientation Training session, each participant is issued a wallet card which certifies  student awareness level for the following topics:

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Breathing Easy: The Importance of Industrial Hygiene in the Workplace

In the intricate dance of workplace safety, there’s a silent partner that often goes unnoticed but plays a pivotal role in safeguarding employee health: industrial hygiene. Industrial hygiene, the science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that may cause workers’ injury or illness, is a cornerstone of a comprehensive safety program. At Hellman & Associates, we understand the critical importance of industrial hygiene in ensuring that employees can breathe easy while they work.

Why Industrial Hygiene Matters

Industrial hygiene is not just about maintaining compliance with regulatory standards; it’s about protecting the most valuable asset of any organization—its people. Poor indoor air quality, exposure to hazardous chemicals, exposure to noise and inadequate ventilation can lead to loss of hearing, respiratory issues, skin irritations, neurological disorders, and even cancer. By proactively addressing these risks through industrial hygiene practices, companies can create a safer and healthier work environment for their employees.

Identifying and Mitigating Risks

The first step in effective industrial hygiene is identifying potential hazards in the workplace. This involves conducting comprehensive assessments to evaluate air quality, noise levels, exposure to hazardous substances, ergonomic risks, and more. Once hazards are identified, appropriate control measures can be implemented to mitigate risks and protect employees. This may include engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize exposure.

The Role of Hellman & Associates

At Hellman & Associates, industrial hygiene is not just a box to check; it’s a commitment to excellence in workplace safety. Our team of experienced professionals works closely with clients to develop tailored industrial hygiene programs that address their specific needs and challenges. From air sampling and exposure monitoring to ergonomic evaluations and noise assessments, we provide comprehensive solutions to ensure that employees can perform their duties in a safe and healthy environment.

Breathing Easy with Hellman & Associates

In today’s fast-paced industrial landscape, there’s no room for compromise when it comes to employee health and safety. By partnering with Hellman & Associates for industrial hygiene services, companies can breathe easy knowing that they have a trusted ally dedicated to protecting their most valuable asset—their people. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you create a safer, healthier workplace through effective industrial hygiene practices.

Remember, when it comes to workplace safety, there’s no substitute for proactive measures. Invest in industrial hygiene today and ensure a healthier tomorrow for your employees.

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