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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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4 EHS Compliance Trends Driven by Technology

Explore the ways in which safety management is going digital, to expand our capabilities, and to take better care of our human resources.

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Cloud-Based Safety: Perfect for Working from Home The shift to working-from-home didn’t start with Covid, of course, but that worldwide calamity clearly accelerated the trend. Businesses of all kinds scrambled to retool for the WFH era, at first with ad-hoc… 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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Using EHS Leading Indicators to Play Detective

You collect data to report workplace injuries. But what if data can be used to actually prevent future incidents? Read a fascinating example of how that can work.

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The EHS manager immediately sees the cause, and assigns the appropriate corrective action. But what if a growing number of workers have suffered injuries recently, and the cause isn’t obvious? That’s when the EHS manager gets to play detective. Like… Keep Reading

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