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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Occupational Health & Safety Services Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Occupational Health & Safety Services?

What is the average price of Occupational Health & Safety Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Occupational Health & Safety Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Occupational Health & Safety Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Occupational Health & Safety Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Occupational Health & Safety Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Occupational Health & Safety Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase Occupational Health & Safety Services?

The occupational health and safety service market is highly fragmented, with the four largest vendors accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. There are more than 32,200 suppliers of occupational health and safety services in the United States. Low market share concentration boosts buyer power because it leads... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Market Drivers

Do you keep track of the growing number of US businesses and how it will impact business during the next three years?

With the overall number of employees forecast to grow, how will this affect your operational capacity?

How does low volatility in wages and other input costs affect the flexibility of your pricing structure?

As corporate profit rises, how do you encourage businesses to invest their earnings in your services?

Value

Do you help monitor using regular audits, informal visits, spot checks or by some other method? What do you consider the most effective method?

If your services do not provide satisfactory results, what measures are taken to address the problem?

How many of your previous clients have received penalties from regulatory bodies? Do you have statistics showcasing this?

How do you assist buyers in making their health and safety programs uphold their value over time? Is there a problem of diminishing returns in trying to maintain such services?

Regulations

Given that groups like OSHA provide free on-site consultations, why should we rely on your services?

OSHA could fine a business thousands of dollars for serious violations. If a company receives a penalty after receiving your services, do you offer refunds or assistance?

How have you managed regulatory change across different business sectors?

How does my market affect buying lead time and service delivery?

What steps do you take to ensure your occupational health and safety strategies are defensible, efficient and in compliance with relevant regulations?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Occupational Health & Safety Services RFP include?

Project Budget

If one exists, buyers should specify their budget for the services and related products and services they desire. Buyers should also provide information about any budgetary constraints.

Vendors should submit a detailed cost breakdown for the desired services.

Buyers should inquire about any additional charges and travel compensation for consultants (e.g. mileage fees and travel and lodging expenses).

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price, Pricing Model and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should include the criteria used in evaluating potential vendors, such as their expertise, case track record and market reputation.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their approach or methodology in executing the project.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on relevant qualifications and technical skills of the vendor's staff, as well as their professional experience in similar projects.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their cost proposals.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the timeline, tentative schedule and process for the RFP and project.

Buyers need to include the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should outline the terms of the contract and cancelation policy.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Occupational Health & Safety Services supply chain?

Buyers do not face significant risk from the supply chain. Although suppliers are exposed to various macroeconomic conditions that can impact operating costs, they are less dependent on critical inputs that could disrupt the overall supply chain. Key inputs include office stationery, IT consulting services, testing materials and expenses related... Subscribe to learn more.

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