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Dexter King, CDS, CESCO, CFSM

Safety, Security, Risk Management, Business Resilience & Disaster Preparedness Leader. My craft-dedication to Safety and Risk Management presented the opportunity to further develop my skill set as Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety at ProcessMap Corp. I assist with one simple plan - to help businesses overcome the complexities of managing their EHS, and Risk data. ProcessMAP is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software solutions that empowers organizations to manage risk in three key areas: Employee Health & Safety; Environment & Sustainability; and Enterprise Compliance.

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Have You Connected Industrial IoT to Your Digital EHS Vision, Yet?

Posted by Dexter King, CDS, CESCO, CFSM on April 20, 2018

Bottomline! The magic word that casts a long shadow on all of our business decisions, and yet there is never a point where we can say, “Ah! I don’t want any additional profitability”. In fact, one of the key drivers of tangible profitability - Employee Health & Safety – is increasingly stealing the spot light while simultaneously undergoing an unprecedented state-of-the-art transformation. This transformation is triggered by the realization of the potentially endless possibilities of connecting industrial IoT to robust and comprehensive safety management software.

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Topics: EHS Software, Occupational Health Management, EHS Management System, Business Insights, health and safety management, health and safefty, safety software

Reduction of Frequency or Reduction of Severity – What is Your Organization’s Goal? - Part 2

Posted by Dexter King, CDS, CESCO, CFSM on March 13, 2018

In Part I of this 2-part series, we discussed commonly used strategies that may be used to target Reduction of Frequency.  Specifically; how health and safety management software has encouraged many organizations to refocus and rededicate their current-state EHS training management system.  Also, continuous improvement efforts have greatly enhanced traditional approaches with the digitization of behavior-based safety software applications.  All of these are significant contributors on the path of frequency reduction – but a focus on severity reduction may be approached in an entirely different manner.    

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Topics: EHS Software, Risk & Compliance, Business Insights, Training Management Software, Training Management System, health and safefty, safety software

Reduction of Frequency or Reduction of Severity – What is Your Organization’s Goal? - Part 1

Posted by Dexter King, CDS, CESCO, CFSM on March 6, 2018

As a Safety professional, I have been on both sides of this question and different arguments are presented by different stakeholders. 

  • Should your organization have a risk function that operates autonomously from the EH&S Function, the debate may be more focused on reduction of severity. 
  • Should EH&S align with an operational component, the benchmark may be slanted towards reduction of frequency. 
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Topics: EHS Audit, EHS Software, Risk & Compliance, Behavior Based Safety,, Training Management Software