Accreditation Criteria

BNG Validation Documents Uploaded Comments
1 Incorporated company name or ABN
  • Certificate of registration of a business – ASIC
  • Certificate of registration of a business – Department of Fair Trading
  • ABN registration – ATO
Company Registration / Business Name registration and ABN validated.
2 Public Liability Insurance Certificate of Currency

Client specified cover required

Automatic email alerts to contractors

3 Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate of Currency

Only as required, dependent on the services that the contractor provides the Client

Client specified cover required

Automatic email alerts to contractors

4 Workers Compensation Insurance Certificate of Currency

Amount insured will generally be the declared wages

Automatic email alerts to contractors

5 Automatic email alerts to contractors Certificate of Currency or policy document or proof of payment of insurance premium.

BNG recommends this insurance for all Sole Traders. Client specified cover

Automatic email alerts to contractors

6 Other Insurances Certificate of Currency or equivalent

Example – heavy vehicles; plant and equipment etc. as required for the services the contractor provides the Client

Automatic email alerts to contractors

7 Company licenses, registrations, permits, certificates etc. Relevant documentation

As relevant for the services that the contractor provides Client. External Certifications for management systems, membership or industry specific licenses

Automatic email alerts to contractors

8 WorkCover OHS General Induction Certificate (white card) Copy of the induction certificate (white card) Mandatory for all contractors working in the Construction Industry
9 OHS Documents

Safety Management Plan (if available)

SWMS / Safe Work Procedures (SWP)

OHS Policy

Hazardous Substance Register

Electrical Tools Test and Tag Register

Plant Register

Inspection & Test Plan

  • As relevant for the services that the contractor provides Client
  • Facility to upload these documents.
  • BNG will verify that these documents are completed, BUT NOT review them for compliance or approve them.

Note: Client may approve contractors’ SWMS before accreditation by BNG

10 Employee qualifications – certificates; licenses etc. Relevant documentation
  • As relevant for the services that the contractor provides Client
  • Includes trade qualifications and professional qualifications (for consultants, engineers etc.)
  • Includes training for high hazard activities – e.g. demolition license; asbestos work; working in confined spaces etc.
  • Includes licenses such as security industry license; firearm license; heavy vehicle drivers license; police checks for working with children, home care etc.

Automatic email alerts to contractors

11 Contractor Services No documentation requested
  • The type (s) of services that the contractor provides Client from a comprehensive list of services in BNG Conserve.
  • This information will be used to gather all company licenses and registrations as well as employee qualifications
  • Allows clients to search for contractors by service.
12 Client sites No documentation requested Specific Client sites where services are provided by the contractor. This is for information only.
13 OHSMS Self Evaluation Self evaluation results recorded in BNG Conserve High / medium risk contractors complete this self evaluation using the Audit Tool (AS4801 compliant) in BNG Conserve.