A Guide to What to Look for In Safety Management Software

EHS teams are upgrading to new safety management platforms, and too often regretting their choice. Why? Read on, to understand what they didn’t.

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The good news for EHS professionals is that there’s now a wide range of safety management software options to choose from. The bad news is that making that choice is harder than ever. So let’s make things simpler, by covering... Keep Reading
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The Limitations Of Basic ‘checklist’ Safety Apps Safety Indicators

The Limitations of Basic ‘Checklist’ Safety Apps

Simple digital checklists have served their purpose. Read why today’s Safety Directors require more powerful tools to see, and do, what they never could before.

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The first checklist apps on smartphones were certainly a step up from carrying around a clipboard to make checkmarks on a printed form. Among the first uses of these digital tools was for inspecting the work of hotel housekeeping crews…. Keep Reading

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Safety in the Workplace: A Brief History

Safeguards for employee health are a relatively recent achievement. Learn how the worker-safety movement evolved, and overcame the inherent risks of the past.

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If you had asked a factory manager in 1800 about workplace safety, you likely would have gotten a blank stare. Their plant’s temporary loss of productivity when an employee lost a finger, an arm, or their life, was simply a… Keep Reading

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Workplace Culture as an EHS Leading Indicator

Collected data from safety audits and incidents can tell you a lot. But when you figure in the impact of workplace culture, you’ll shift to a higher level of understanding.

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Incidents are up, but they don’t seem to have much in common. Inspection results are inconsistent, as is the frequency of the inspections themselves. There are reports of a missing rail guard here, and a small oil spill there, but… Keep Reading

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