Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada-Peru
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
THIS AMENDMENT IS RAISED TO INFORM SUPPLIERS OF THE FOLLOWING:
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BIDDERS
IMPORTANT CHANGES HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO SECTION 01 "CODE OF
CONDUCT AND CERTIFICATIONS - BID" OF CLAUSE 2006 (2012-07-11)
STANDARD INSTRUCTIONS - GOODS OR SERVICES - COMPETITIVE
REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE REFER TO PART 5, 5.1.1 OF THE REQUEST FOR
TYPE 1&2 ASBESTOS ABATEMENT
Public Works and Governement Services Canada (PWGSC) is inviting
firms to submit offers for the provision of services for
anticipated Type 1 & 2 asbestos work operations, including glove
bag asbestos abatement, for various buildings in the NCA.
The scope of the work is limited to all asbestos-related
projects, ninor and intermediate asbestos abatement projects,
and asbestos decontamination projects that are not considered by
Ontario Health and Safety Act Regulation 278/05 to be Type 3
asbestos work operations.
The period of the Standing Offer will be for two (2) years, plus
three (3) additional periods of twelve (12) months each.
4.2.1 Mandatory Criteria
To be considered responsive, an offer must meet all of the
mandatory requirements of the solicitation. Offerors not
meeting all of the mandatory requirements will be given no
4.2.2 Submission of Evidence
Submission of Evidence as described in 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 below
MUST be included with the bidder's proposal AT TIME OF BID
CLOSING. Failure by the bidder to provide the required evidence
will result in the bidder being disqualified and no further
consideration will be given to the bidder and the proposal will
be deemed non responsive.
The evidence provided by the bidder may be verified. PWGSC
reserves the right to verify information for completeness and
accuracy and to confirm reference satisfaction with services
provided. In the event where the information cannot be verified
or the service found to be unsatisfactory will result in the
proposal being considered non-responsive and no further
consideration will be given to the Bidder.
18.104.22.168 Mandatory Asbestos Liability Insurance
The Offeror must provide proof of Asbestos Liability Insurance
in an Environmental Consulting or Construction field. The
offeror's total liability shall be for no less than $5 million.
22.214.171.124 Mandatory Asbestos Transportation & Disposal Permit
The Offeror must provide proof of all applicable Permits /
Certifications as required under municipal / provincial /
federal jurisdiction for transportation and disposal of
asbestos-contaminated wastes. Additionally, the Offeror must
provide a letter of good standing from a landfill site which
they have previously utilized and which is accredited by the
appropriate provincial ministry to accept asbestos-contaminated
The Offeror must provide a letter indicating that they can
provide disposal in accordance with all provincial and federal
waste disposal requirements and that they have the ability to
remove waste from the work site at the termination of each
project. They must demonstrate their understanding that no
onsite storage of waste is permitted in the letter.
126.96.36.199 Mandatory Corporate Health and Safety Policy
The Offeror must provide a copy of their Corporate Health and
Safety Policy as it relates to this RFSO. There is no
stipulated minimum or maximum size / length.
188.8.131.52 Mandatory Training and Certifications
The Offeror must provide proof of Training / Certifications for
Type 1 and Type 2 Asbestos Work Operations for ALL proposed
Labourers and Site Supervisors / Foremen, including:
Proof of Asbestos Awareness Training
Proof of Workplace Hygiene Training
Proof of Respirator Training
Proof of ALL additional related Training / Certifications, such
as Fall Arrest Training, Confined Spaces Training.
184.108.40.206 Mandatory Company Experience and Past Performance
The offeror must provide proof of Company experience and past
performance in a Federal Government environment for Projects /
Contracts involving Type 1 and Type 2 Asbestos Work Operations.
The offeror must reference no less than five (5) Projects /
Contracts that were satisfactorily rendered within the past
seven (7) years, each with a minimum value of $2,000.
220.127.116.11 Categories of Service and Proposed Personnel
The Offeror must list of names of proposed personnel for each
category of services.
The level security for this requirement is SECRET and must be
met at bid closing.
Unsuccessful applicants will be able to request a debriefing by
submitting a request to the person referenced below within 15
working days of receipt of results. The debriefing may be in
writing, by telephone or in person.
All inquiries are to be submitted in writing to the Contracting
Authority: Lagacé Hélène at Fax No. 819-956-3600.
All other terms and conditions will remain the same.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.