Government Contract | Washington

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000531196


Agency Bid No. Title: K3536

Received Date: 04/05/2016

Close Date: 05/16/2016

Purchase Type: July 1, 2016, and end on or about July 1, 2018

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 04/26/2016, Pre-Bid Conference 04/26/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The contractor will be responsible for providing an independent third party work site safety audit of LSI Enrollees operations for their initial program certification. If the Enrollee did not pass the initial audit, the contractor will be responsible for working with the Enrollee to create a corrective action plan and timely re-audit scheduling. The contractor will also be responsible for conducting a re-audit of the LSI certified Enrollees in year three of their LSI participation to verify adherence to the LSI requirements. Audits must contain all of the necessary components to certify the LSI Enrollee has met all program requirements. Audit reports and other supporting documentation must be completed timely and accurately so Enrollees can achieve program certification or re-certification within designated timeframes. The contractor may also be requested to assist in the development of written training documents for the LSI program.Work assignments for this contract will fluctuate as brand new Enrollees move through the certification process of the program. New Enrollee assignments could range from 1 to 5 work assignments a month. Work assignments may increase as current Enrollees reach their year 3 recertification eligibility in 2016 and 2017. Year three recertification assignments could range from 5 to 20 or more work assignments each month.Potential & current program Enrollees:As of January 2016, there are 894 L&I workers compensation accounts assigned in the manual logging risk class of 5001 (this is the risk class code L&I assigns companies reporting workers compensation hours worked in manual logging). In calendar year 2015, 303 of the 894 accounts actively reported workers compensation hours in the 5001 risk class. The LSI program currently has over 125 companies participating in the program and anticipates more enrolling over the contract period. Its estimated that 125 companies will need work site safety audits to re-certify before the end of 2018 (these numbers are subject to change as enrollment numbers change).Required Services:The Contractor will be required to provide the services defined in the Bidders Questionnaire, Question #10.The Contractor will also be required to meet the following requirements throughout the life of the contract:Records are kept confidential.If using sub-contractors to conduct independent third party work site safety audit visits, they must meet the minimum requirements established by the LSI Taskforce.All field auditors, staff who will be on a work site, staff who manage the contract, and staff hired after contract implementation, must meet L&I and/or LSI training requirements prior to the execution of work site safety audits.The contractor or any proposed sub-contractor must be impartial and professional in conducting the work site safety audits to ensure that the report(s) and/or recommendation(s) are accurate, credible, and unbiased.The contractor, their staff and sub-contractors conducting the safety work site audits will not provide advice, interpretation, or give instruction on WACs, RCWs, or L&I policies. Any question or issue regarding L&I law, code, or policy will be referred to the LSI Program Specialist or the appropriate L&I employee.The contractor will create and implement a conflict of interest program that educates tracks and manages conflict of interest or perceived conflict of interest for staff and sub-contractors.Contractor will maintain regular communication with LSI Program Specialist regarding contract, audit and Enrollee status.L&I RFP Number K3536

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Product Codes: 91893, 94849, 92653

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Washington-Department of Labor & Industries

State: Washington

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Department of Labor & Industries, PO Box 44837, Olympia, Washington, 98504



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