Health and Safety Training Tender City of London Corporation

Health and Safety Training Tender City of London Corporation

Health and Safety including IOSH. First Aid Training. Fire Awareness Training. UK-London: training services.

2012/S 214-353922

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City of London Corporation
Chamberlain, PO Box 270, Guildhall
Contact point(s): Mr Sam Gaffin
For the attention of: Mr Sam Gaffin
EC2P 2EJ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073321255
E-mail: samuel.gaffin@cityoflondon.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Defence
Public order and safety
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Health
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
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 and Safety Training.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: City of London Corporation sites.
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

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: 625000.

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

For the provision of Health and Safety training across City of London Corporation sites including:
Health and Safety including IOSH.
First Aid Training.
Fire Awareness Training.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80550000, 80560000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

The tender has three lots. Each lot corresponds to a distinct area of Health & Safety training required by the City of London. Although the operation and functional purpose of each Lot varies there are anticipated synergies of service provision between lots.
Bidders are invited to bid for Lots 1 to 3 as a collective. Alternatively bidders may bid for Lots 1, 2 and 3 individually or in any combination.
The purpose of the Lots is to enable the award of contracts to different suppliers for each Lot if required, where they represent individual or collective best value.
— Lot 1 – Health & Safety including IOSH Training,
— Lot 2 – First Aid Training,
— Lot 3 – Fire Awareness Training.
Training will be delivered across the City of London Corporations various sites.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 625 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Health & Safety Training (Including IOSH)

1)Short description

The City has many diverse tasks to undertake in order to meet it’s legal, social and environmental responsibilities in and around London. These responsibilities regularly bring employees into contact with a wide range of hazards and risks. As an employer the City has a legal duty to train its staff on the provisions of the Health & Safety Legislation. The City is committed to ensuring its staff receives the best training in order to allow them to deliver the City’s strategic aims and objectives and to continue supporting the City in delivery of its world class functions. The City currently provides a number of courses centrally which cover core competence across common responsibilities.
Minimum courses required:
General Risk Assessor, General Risk Assessor Refresher, Manual Handling Risk Assessor, Manual Handling Risk Assessor Refresher, Manual Handling Train the Trainer, DSE Risk Assessor, DSE Risk Assessor Refresher, CoSHH Risk Assessor, CoSHH Risk Assessor Refresher, Selection and Appointment of Contractors, Control of Contractors, Accident Investigation, Working at height (including general principles regarding scaffold towers and MEWPs), IOSH Managing Safely, IOSH Supervising Safely, IOSH Working Safely.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80550000, 80560000

3)Quantity or scope

This estimate is based on historic spend. However, the City is currently reviewing it’s approach to training in this area which might impact future volume of training.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 419 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: First Aid Training

1)Short description

Arrangements for First Aid are required in the workplace. As a result of these the City has volunteers from members of staff that are trained in the First Aid in the Workplace Course. Though not a legal requirement to have trained First Aiders for some of our customer facing sites, such as Open Spaces and Markets. the CIty does train staff in basic First Aid techniques.
Minimum courses required:
First Aid at Work, First Aid at Work Requalification, Emergency First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid at Work Requalification, Emergency First-aid and Automated External Defibrillation, FAW/EFAW Refresher Courses.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80550000, 80560000

3)Quantity or scope

This estimate is based on historic spend. However, the City is currently reviewing it’s approach to training in this area which might impact future volume of training.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 170 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Fire Awareness Training

1)Short description

As above arrangements are also required in the workplace for fire, but also the City needs to meet the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Staff volunteer and are trained as Fire Marshalls.
Minimum courses required:
Fire Risk Assessor, Fire Marshal Training, Fire Extinguisher Training.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80550000, 80560000

3)Quantity or scope

This estimate is based on historic spend. However, the City is currently reviewing it’s approach to training in this area which might impact future volume of training.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 36 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As specified in the contract documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As specified in the contract documents.
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: no
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As per III 2.1.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per III 2.1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per III 2.1.
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: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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 5: and maximum number 18
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.12.2012 – 17:00
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

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members and Officers of the City of London.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 initial duration of the contract will be 36 months with two potential contract extensions of 12 months each.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Justice of England and Wales

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:2.11.2012