Buyer’s Guide 2021: Contractor Safety Management Software

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Executive Summary

This report provides executives in EHS and procurement roles with current analysis of the 11 most prominent contractor safety management software solutions in the market: Achilles, Alcumus, Avetta, Cognibox, Cority, ISN, Passport 360, Safety Plus, Sphera, VelocityEHS, and Veriforce. This report draws upon data collected via vendor questionnaires and analysis taken from multiple Verdantix research studies into the contractor safety management software landscape. To supplement this, Verdantix has built a holistic picture of the contractor management market using a range of publicly available data on acquisitions, partnerships and product developments. This buyer’s guide is intended to inform EHS and procurement managers of contractor safety management functionality and software traits that will suit their specific requirements. Prospective buyers should utilize this guide to support them in their search for contractor safety management software platforms that fit their requirements. 

Table of contents

Buyer’s Guide: Contractor Safety Management Software (2021) 
Defining Contractor Safety Management 
Contractor Safety Software Tools Allow Hiring Clients To Prequalify And Assess Safety Of Third-Party Workers 
Contractor Safety Software Solutions Rely On Different Methods For Managing Prequalification data 

Contractor Safety Management Solutions Are On A Cycle Of Continuous Development 
The Pandemic Accelerated Innovation To Monitor Individual Contractor Safety Credentials 
Control Of Work Integrations Allow For Safer Contractor Operations 

Inclusion Criteria For The 2021 Safety Management Software Buyer’s Guide 

Buyer’s Guide For Contractor Safety Management 2021 
Achilles Offers A Holistic Supply Chain Management Solution For Contractors And Products 
Alcumus Provides Comprehensive Contractor Management Alongside EHS Workflows
Avetta Offers Complete Contractor Safety Management Workflows For Clients In High-Risk Industries
Cognibox Provides Strongly Integrated Contractor Prequalification And Training Solutions
Cority Offers Contractor Management Alongside A Comprehensive EHS And Sustainability Platform 
ISN Provides Strong Contractor Management Capabilities Across A Global Network 
Passport 360 Offers Technology-Enabled Solutions To Maintain Safety For Highly Skilled Contractor Groups 
Safety Plus’s Platform And Safety Services Afford Customers A Flexible Contractor Management Solution 
Sphera Couples Its Contractor Management Solution With Strong Operational Risk Management And Product Stewardship Capabilities
VelocityEHS Couples Health And Safety Expertise With An Operations-Focused Contractor Management Solution 
Veriforce Offers Granular Contractor Safety Management For High-Risk Industries. 

Table of figures

Figure 1. Background Overview Of Contractor Safety Management Software Vendors 
Figure 2. Functionality Subsegments Of Contractor Safety Management Solutions 
Figure 3. Three Maturity Levels Of Contractor Safety Management Solutions 

About the authors

Tom Brown

Tom is a Technology Analyst in the Verdantix EHS practice. His current research agenda focuses on technology mega-trends, EHS software, and sustainability. Tom joined Verdantix after graduating from the University of Nottingham with a M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering, with particular focus on Process Simulation and environmental sustainability.

Pritam Kapadia


Pritam is an Analyst in the Verdantix EHS team. Pritam joined the team in 2021 and has experience in research from an industry-partnered project at Lancaster University, alongside digital solutions from his time at 3D manufacturing software firm, AMFG. Pritam holds an MEng in Chemical with Biochemical Engineering with a Minor in Environmental Engineering from University College London. 

Bill Pennington

Research Director, Environment, Health & Safety

Bill leads the Verdantix Environment, Health & Safety practice. His current agenda focuses on EHS and sustainability services, product stewardship as well as benchmarking EHS technology buyer’s budgets, priorities and preferences globally. Bill comes from a background of corporate EHS roles in the manufacturing and logistics industries. He holds an MBS degree in sustainability from the Rutgers University.

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