This guidance is being provided to the Harvard community to help answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to service contractors that are working on-site, and to assist each school/unit to communicate and ensure adherence to relevant Harvard University COVID-19 safety protocols.
Hiring managers should familiarize themselves with Harvard University expectations for general EH&S compliance and COVID-19 requirements and communicate them to any service contractors working on campus by sharing the following documents prior to starting work on-site:
- COVID-19 Service Contractor Checklist describes current COVID-19-specific requirements for service contractors and vendors working on-site.
- Service Contractor Safety Guide describes general Harvard University EH&S compliance and safety expectations for service contractors on campus and is referenced either explicitly or implicitly in Harvard University’s contracting templates.
Please note that construction or renovation projects may have separate requirements. Visit COVID-19 Construction Support for more information on policies and procedures for construction projects.
Audience: Building/Laboratory/Vendor Managers
CD Number: CD087B
List of vendors that can perform enhanced COVID-19 cleaning.
Updated September 22, 2021
Audience: Staff Hiring/Managing Service Contractors
CD Number: CD057A
This guidance can be shared with service contractors/vendors to inform them of critical COVID-19 safety precautions and safe work practices.
This checklist is intended for any service contractor coming to Harvard University’s campuses. School/unit hiring managers should provide this checklist to their service contractors to help ensure their understanding and adherence with Harvard University COVID-19 safety protocols.
Frequently Asked Questions: Staff Hiring Vendors/Staff Managing Service Contractors
The following questions are being asked and answered across Harvard University.
Please email additional questions to Kat Kaminski at firstname.lastname@example.org.