Contractors - Scope

This document provides the standards that must be achieved by all faculties, schools, centres and services of the University; to ensure compliance with legal requirements. It also has guidance on how to achieve these standards. To this end it provides relevant information to enable the person in charge of appointing and managing contracts to undertake their responsibilities in line with University and legislative requirements.

  • Building contractors
  • Contractors who have an impact on the structure of the building (includes anyone working on/in the building where they carry out alterations to the fabric or services e.g. cabling contractors.
  • Maintenance contractors
  • Specialist contractors
  • Service Engineers

The scope of these standards encompasses all activities that involve faculties, schools and services engaging contractors directly, and all University staff and students.

Contracts and contractors managed and appointed by Estate Services are covered in the Estate Services safety guidelines for contractors document.