One of the questions we get asked quite often is who uses ISNetworld®? There are other companies that are similar to ISN® in what they do which is providing a platform for hiring organizations to pre-qualify their suppliers/contractors. Again, though the question does come up so let’s break down Who Uses ISNetworld®.
Those Who Require ISNetworld® (Hiring Companies)
Requirers are also known as Hiring Clients. These are companies like Nike, Chevron, General Mills and they’ve contracted ISNetworld® to vet contractors and suppliers. They do this through a rigorous pre-qualification and ongoing evaluation process identified in the Campbell Institute’s Report: Best Practices In Contractor Management. The use of online auditing platforms are gaining popularity, despite concerns from the EHS community about the efficacy of the desktop auditing model.
Those Who Are Required To Join ISNetworld® (Contractor / Supplier Companies)
Contractors and Supplier companies are required by their customer (Hiring clients) to maintain ISNetworld® Compliance.
This isn’t defined by only a certain type of industry, but can involved any industry. Here is how you will know if your clients require ISN®: They will send you a letter, or you’ll be notified during the budding process. You can also look for your customers on ISNetworld®.
One common misconception is that you simply pay the ISNetworld® subscription fee and joining the platform is all you have to do to achieve compliance. Learn more about the process of getting approved in ISNetworld®.
Most common Industries
Even though any industry can fall into the category of using a pre-qualification management system like ISNetworld® there are more industries that you will find this requirement in than others. Below is a list of these industries.
- Energy Midstream, Refining, and Upstream
- Facilities Management
- Food & Beverage
- Utilities, Distribution, Power Generation
Popular Hiring Organizations Using ISNetworld®
We put together some of the most popular hiring organizations that are currently using ISNetworld® to manage their contractors and suppliers. This list is ever growing and can update to where a hiring client moves to another service like Avetta or PEC Safety.
- AK Steel
- Benjamin Moore
- Campbell Soup company
- Cardinal Health
- Safety Kleen
- Conoco Phillips
- General Mills
- Georgia Pacific
- Hormel Foods
- Johnson & Johnson
- Kinder Morgan
- Land O Lakes
- Marathon Petroleum Company LP
- Phillips 66
- Republic Services
- US Steel
- United Rentals
- Kraft Heinz
- University of Calgary
Need Help Using ISNetworld?
JJ Safety are experts in helping contractors and suppliers with the entire ISNetworld® compliance audit process, so contact us today by filling out our form to learn more about how we can help!