Construction Contractor Safety Prequalification
The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to the safety of its contractors on project job sites. LAUSD
requires its contractors to submit a
Safety Prequalification Questionnaire
prior to bidding on informal contracts..
The application requests that contractors demonstrate their past safety performance, including incidence rates and OSHA citations, contractor's safety policy and procedures, and show proof of Workers Compensation insurance.
Other Contractor Business Resource links
Training Program & Labor Resource
In recognition of the size and complexity of the District's school
construction program, the Board of Education entered into a Project
Stabilization Agreement (PSA) to ensure labor stability and to
maximize local economic benefits through a 50% Local Worker
participation goal. This ambitious Local Worker participation
objective is the guiding principle for the "We Build" Program.
The "We Build" Program provides local District residents with an
opportunity to enroll in a comprehensive, ten-week
pre-apprenticeship training offered at seven LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Education Occupational/Skills Centers and through its partnership with the Century Community Training Program (CCTP) and other community-based
training programs. Upon completion "We Build" graduates will be competitively
positioned to enroll in Union Apprenticeship Training Programs and
placement on LAUSD construction projects. Use this link to learn more
about the "We Build" Program.
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
The LAUSD supports the State of
California's DVBE participation goal of 5%. To be certified as a
a business must be at least 51% owned by one or more disabled veterans,
have its daily operations managed and controlled by one or more
disabled veterans, and have its home office located in the United States. The
LAUSD will accept the State of California, Department of General
Services DVBE certification for participation as an SBE contractor for
District construction bids. Please visit http://www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/smbus/default.htm
to search for DVBE firms, or to learn how to become certified as a DVBE.
Technical Assistance Providers and Business Organizations
The Small Business Program works in partnership with a cross-section of agencies and business organizations to provide contractors with access to technical assistance and capacity-building resources.