More companies are now requiring prime contractors to implement a subcontractor qualification program to prevent unsafe work conditions and incidents. However, too many prime contractors do not have a strong subcontractor management program in place.
Hiring subcontractors is a great way to bridge the labor gap, but it must be done in a way that limits your liability.
When subcontractors aren’t properly vetted, prime contractors not only risk unqualified workers and unsafe conditions, but they can also negatively impact your business’ reputation with potential financial fallouts due to a contract breach.
Legally, subcontractors are held to the same contractual obligations as the contractor including:
Read this Veriforce eGuide to learn the six best practices for establishing a comprehensive and effective subcontractor management program that ensures compliance and safeguards your business.
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