OSHA Contractor Information Sharing – Resources

The long-overdue final rule updating a 40-year-old standard will save nearly 20 lives and prevent 118 serious injuries annually. Electric utilities, electrical contractors, and labor organizations have long championed these much needed measures to better protect the men and women who work on or near electrical power lines.

— Dr. David Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health


In order to help your utility reach compliance in the area of Contractor Information Sharing, the Quad States Instructor’s group has identified the following resources, which may aid in developing policies and/or procedures at your utility.  The links below provide a starting point for utilities.  The documents provided are not intended for use without implementing changes for the unique characteristics of your utility.  Use these resources to build your program, then have your final product reviewed for legal compliance by your company’s department.

NRECA Contractor Information Sharing Tool

OSHA 1910.269 Scope – eTool Link

Link to OSHA 1910.269 Appendix A – Flow Charts

OSHA Information Supplement

Information Transfer Sample 1

Information Transfer Sample 2

Information Transfer Checklist – Blank

1910 Information Transfer

Contractor Review for Cooperatives

Contractor Safety Evaluation Survey

Requirements for Contractors

Cooperative – Contractor Written Safety Program

Independent Contractor Agreement

Independent Contractor Audit

Information Sharing Checklist 1910.269 – With Sample Answers


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