Does Safety Management Software Make Sense for Small Businesses?

Posted by Gregory Monzo on October 17, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses are the foundation of employment in America, accounting for roughly 65 percent of all new jobs established since 1995, and half of all positions currently held in the country, or 120 million people, according to Forbes.

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Topics: Technology, EHS Software, Safety, Business Intelligence, Business Insights

2 safety tips to save workers' lives [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on October 14, 2016

Keeping workers safe on the job is easier said than done. But there are a few simple changes that can help make a big impact. For example, by developing a cleaner, more organized work environment, safety managers can help reduce injuries.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, Occupational Health Management, Business Insights

4 safety tips that save workers' lives

Posted by Jagan Garimella on October 11, 2016

As the seasons change, so do the dangers posed to workers. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a number of regulations in place to curb the risks associated with many jobs, the truth is the agency is quite small.

There's just one OSHA officer for roughly every 60,000 workers, according to OSHA, which means safety managers carry the bulk of the responsibility in making sure employees and their work environment are safe.

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Topics: EHS, Incident Management System, Business Insights

Knowing is half the battle: How integrated training management can prevent safety accidents

Posted by Dave Rath on October 7, 2016
Keeping workers safe on the job requires a holistic approach, and without training management software, it's difficult to ensure that the right employees get the right training at the right time.

Keeping workers safe on the job requires a holistic approach, though it can be challenging. On any given day, a safety manager can be running from worksite to worksite ensuring employees aren't harmed, as well as creating and executing training programs.

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Topics: EHS, OSHA, Risk & Compliance, Training

Build a better workplace with a preventative safety culture [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on October 3, 2016

There were roughly three million non-fatal accidents and more than ten thousand severe injuries in 2014. In the safest workplace era we've ever lived in, these figures are far too high. A preventative safety culture can help organizations avoid workplace accidents before they arise.

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Topics: Environmental & Sustainability Performance

The 5 Elements of World-class Behavior Based Safety (BBS): Part 3 - Evaluating Progress Using BBS Data

Posted by Brian Stenson on September 30, 2016

This is the final post in a three-part series on Behavior Based Safety (BBS). In Part 1, I provided a high level overview of BBS programs and the five components that comprise a word-class program. Part 2 covers how to analyze observation data in order to identify critical at-risk behaviors, generate solutions, and change behavior. 

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, Behavior Based Safety,

Build a better workplace: 4 steps to creating a preventative safety culture

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on September 29, 2016
Hitting a thumb with a hammer or dropping a two-by-four on a toe are common workplace injuries. These represent the roughly 3 million nonfatal incidents  enterprises reported in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But chalking up more severe incidents as accidents and not doing anything about them creates a much more dangerous threat—lack of a safety culture.
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Topics: EHS, Safety, Occupational Health Management, OSHA

Mitigate health and safety risk and reap financial rewards with EHS software

Posted by David Castella on September 26, 2016

When it comes to workplace safety, health and safety managers can never take too many precautions. But routine procedure can fall by the wayside to quicker methods that create more profit but also additional risk.

Small and mid-sized business often don't realize they can have the best of both worlds. Environmental, Health and Safety software provides a streamlined and transparent safety culture, all the while ensuring its return on investment.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Safety

Predicting analytics' impact on transportation and logistics [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on September 21, 2016

As the Internet of Things makes its way into every transportation and logistics warehouse, shipping yard and truck, big data will play a much larger role than it ever has before in the industry.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, EHS Management System, Business Insights

EHS software rewards companies of all sizes [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on September 19, 2016

In the case of environmental, health and safety software, reward comes without risk. While software benefits companies of all sizes, small and mid-sized businesses are most at risk for workplace safety citations, creating a need to reevaluate their safety management practices.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA, EHS Management System, Business Insights

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