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Norway-Nodeland: Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Framework Agreement for Protective Equipment and Work Clothing — Parks and Engineering
Kristiansand kommune (Kristiansand Municipality) will enter into a framework agreement for delivery of protective equipment.
The framework agreement will primarily be used by Parkvesenet, Ingeniørvesenet, Byggservice and Avfall Sør. It can be relevant for other units in the municipality to order on the contract.
The procurement includes protective footwear, protective helmets, safety glasses, work gloves, workmen trousers, overalls, protective clothes for welding, reflection vests and woollen under garments. See Appendix 3 Product and price form for comprehensive listing of requested products.
The procurement does not include other types of shoes or protective shoes (a separate contest for a framework agreement for shoes is coming).
NB! The contract duration is 2 years without an option to extend. The contracting authority does not want to sign a contract with a longer duration as new environmental requirements are expected during this period, especially with regard to emissions of microplastics.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Company Registration Certificate.
Requirement: tenderers must be a legally established company. Documentation: Company Registration Certificate or equivalent from the tenderer's home country.
Environmental management system.
Requirement: the tenderer must have a third-party certified environmental management system such as ISO 14001, EMAS, Eco-Lighthouse or equivalent systems.
Prohibited substances and hazardous chemicals
Requirement: tenderers must have routines for ensuring that the finished products do not include prohibited substances or more than the maximum allowed concentrations of hazardous chemicals that are strictly regulated in Norway. Documented by: An account of existing routines that document that the requirement is fulfilled. An account can for example be: a self-declaration that describes how the routines are implemented and function.
— if the routines are described in the organisation's quality or environmental management system in accordance with, for example, ISO 14001, it is sufficient to enclose a valid certificate.
— licence from ‘Svanemerket’ or other certification schemes documenting that the requirements are met.
Recycling scheme for packaging.
Requirement: tenderers shall be a member of a recycling scheme for handling packaging. Documented by: Documentation that the tenderer is a member of a recycling scheme (Grønt Punkt Norge AS or equivalent) or meets this obligation through the company's own recycling with its own scheme for final processing where any packaging is dealt with in an environmentally-friendly manner. If a tenderer does not fulfil the requirement on the date of the tender, it is sufficient for the tenderer to enclose a declaration that the above documentation will be presented when the contract is signed at the latest.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information