Health and Safety Consultancy Services London

Health and Safety Consultancy Services London

The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is advertising for the provision of a comprehensive health and safety auditing, advisory and training service.

UK-London: health and safety consultancy services

2012/S 79-130035

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust
Sydney Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Miss Rahat Yasmeen
SW3 6NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073528121
E-mail: r.yasmeen@rbht.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.rbht.nhs.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Health & Safety Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Health and safety consultancy services. The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is advertising for the provision of a comprehensive health and safety auditing, advisory and training service. To ensure compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and all other relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice to provide a safe environment for our patients, staff, visitors and contractors. Only service providers who can satisfy the relevant criteria in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and can demonstrate delivering a similar service within the healthcare sector will be invited to the next stage of the tender process.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71317210

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

30 days standard terms of payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Service providers who express an interest in this procurement must be able to demonstrate at least 5 years experience in providing a similar service within the healthcare sector / community.
The Trust reserves the right to issue a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to those companies who express an interest if the necessary requirements listed under Section III are not deemed to have been met where requested.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender. A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr. Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists. Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so. Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority. All service providers expressing an interest in this procurement will be expected to provide the following evidence as a minimum before they are issued with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. 1. Accreditation with the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH). 2. Accreditation with the Registered Safety Practitioners (RSP). 4. Must have experience in the delivery of: Basic Life Support (CPR) training and Manual Handling – (Patient Handling) training.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
 

(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:

— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,

— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.

(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.

(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.

(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.

(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.

Please indicate in your expression of interest if you are capable of providing the above mentioned information.

Also note – the deadline for requesting the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is 27.4.2012 by 17:00 hours. No expression of interests will be accepted after this date.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Service providers must comply with Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and all other relevant legislation, guidance and codes of practice applicable in the delivery of health and safety auditing, advisory and training services.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

RBHT/C&P/127
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2008/S 115-153048 of 14.6.2008

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2008/S 115-153048 of 14.6.2008

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.4.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.6.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Other: English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2015.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Trust reserves the right to issue a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to those companies who are unable to meet the minimum requirements as requested in Section III of this notice.
Only service providers who can satisfy these minimum requirements will be issued with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire during the first stage of this tender process.
Service providers who are able to meet all relevant criteria in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and can demonstrate delivering a similar service within the healthcare sector will be invited to the second stage and be issued with an Invitation to Tender.
When expressing your interest please ensure you can meet the stated requirements. Also please note the deadline for expressing your interest is 27.4.2012 by 17:00 hours. Any requests received after this date will not be considered. GO Reference: GO-2012419-PRO-3867693.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.4.2012