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Code of conduct for subcontracting at SRV

  • SRV selects the contractor/supplier according to what it considers to provide the best value for money.
  • A contractor may assign parts of its contract (second-level subcontracting) to another contractor as subcontracts. Any further subcontracting is not allowed without the SRV's approval.
  • The contractor is required to comply with the laws, regulations of the authorities, international human rights, rights at work, and environmental regulations.
  • The contractor must have joined the "Reliable Partner" programme of the service.
  • The contractor must require the same measures and accounts of its subcontractors as are required of itself.
  • service should contain information on the contractor's occupational healthcare arrangements and liability insurance.
  • The contractor and its subcontractors must have a business liability insurance for a minimum amount of EUR 1,000,000 that will compensate any damages caused to the client or a third party.
  • The contractor and its subcontractor must have an accident insurance. The contractor's insurance policies must be taken out at a Finnish or other internationally known insurance company with a good financial standing.
  • SRV has the right to refuse approval from a contractor, subcontractor or sub-supplier that has failed to fulfill the above-mentioned obligations.
  • The contract price is paid to the contractors by work phase according to the installment table based on completion and the progress of the work.
  • Payment term is 30 days from the client receiving an invoice that is eligible for payment.

Working at our sites

  • The contractor is obligated to familiarize itself with the developer's occupational safety document and the client's occupational safety and health instructions. The contractor is obligated to follow the orders and instructions given by the client concerning work arrangements and to participate in the guidance and the briefing on the construction site's occupational safety and health instructions, arranged by the client.
  • The contractor must monitor the work performance and competence of its own and that of its subcontractors. Particular attention must be paid to the correct timing of the work phases and the quality of the work performance.
  • The contractor is responsible for all persons in the contractor's employ working at the construction site or the contractor's own subcontractors and their personnel correcting any occupational safety deficiencies they notice and reporting them to the client's work supervision either in writing or orally. The contractor must also report all dangerous situations and close calls to the client.
  • The contractor is obligated to appoint a responsible person and a deputy for that person for the work site in question. The person's name is recorded on the subcontracting agreement.
  • Employees at the construction site must constantly wear a safety helmet, safety boots, eye protection, reflective safety clothing and other personal protective equipment specified in the risk assessment for the task. The use of hearing protectors equipped with a radio receiver at the construction site is forbidden.
  • SRV shall give the contractor's representatives and employees an orientation to the construction site. The contractor must continuously ensure that all of its employees working at the construction site have received orientation to the construction site in question.
  • The contractor will guide its employees in their tasks and ensure that the contractor's employees arriving to the construction site have a personal ID card that uniquely identifies the employee and includes a photograph.
  • The employees must have valid occupational safety cards and other certificates of qualification required in their tasks, and the occupational health card.