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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

Understanding the Importance of Safety

Posted by ProcessMAP on April 6, 2018

During the Singapore Workplace Safety and Health conference, a shocking statistic was made public, according to Straits Times: 9 out of every 10 deaths in the construction industry could be attributed to employees learning unsafe behavior when training for the job. This line of thinking doesn't start with workers, though—it begins with the company itself.

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Topics: EHS, OSHA, Business Insights, Construction, health and safety management software, health and safety management, health and safefty, safety software

EHS Audit procedure to help you track EHS compliance.

Posted by ProcessMAP on April 2, 2018

 EHS Audit procedure to help you track the non-conformities and ensure EHS compliance.

Current trends show regular EHS audits have become a part of EHS planning in many organizations, allowing for better relaying of EHS performance to all the stakeholders viz. shareholders, the public, community, the workers and key decision makers. Most importantly, EHS performance can help you identify the grey areas that need immediate attention.

 

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Topics: EHS, EHS Audit, Risk & Compliance, Business Insights, health and safefty

Putting the brakes on old safety practices in the automotive industry

Posted by ProcessMAP on March 23, 2018

Know dangerous areas

There shouldn't be any guessing about whether an accident will occur on any given day. With a sound strategy and enterprise hazard analysis software backing an organization's decisions, companies can keep their workers safe.

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

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

3 tips to address outdoor worker safety during harsh winter weather

Posted by Gregory Monzo on February 21, 2018

Metropolitan areas across the U.S. saw temperatures drop to historic lows during the first week of 2018, as frigid Arctic air circulated through the Midwest and Northeast, according to data from the Southeast Regional Climate center published on the Weather Channel. With lows falling below zero, families forewent the outdoor activities usually associated with winter for safety reasons. However, many workers braved the dangerous temperatures and wind chills to perform critical tasks, risking their health to keep utilities up and running or roads clear. It is likely such work will be required again over the next two months. With this in mind, businesses with extensive outdoor workforces should prepare their workers for the frigid cold.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Environmental & Sustainability Performance, Risk & Compliance, EHS Management System, Business Insights

Next-Generation Tools for Safety Management in Manufacturing

Posted by Eugene Kouroptev on February 6, 2018

Data analytics in manufacturing facilities has provided safety managers with in-depth knowledge on worker performance, efficiency, and even maintenance and operations. As manufacturers aim for operational excellence, data analytics is also helping to improve overall safety within facilities and plants. By gaining insight into safety-related issues, safety managers can proactively manage workplace risk and mitigate on-the-job injuries. 

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Topics: EHS Software, Business Insights, health and safety management, safety software, Manufacturing

How incident management software can boost safety levels [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on February 2, 2018

 While workplace injury rates have improved in recent years, many businesses are still struggling to protect their employees. Approximately 2.9 million American workers sustained injuries or contracted illnesses on the job in 2016, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. In short, there is room for improvement. Firms looking to close the gap should consider embracing incident management strategies and tools.

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Topics: Incident Management System, EHS Software, OSHA, Business Insights, Construction, health and safefty

What does OSHA say about occupational safety protocol for outside jobs?

Posted by Gregory Monzo on January 15, 2018

The diversity of modern work environments means that while the majority of the workforce spends its days in a building, it is equally likely others work in the great outdoors. And while the latter work hazards may differ greatly from those encountered inside, companies still need to make sure that their occupational safety protocols are compliant with federal regulations. 

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA, Business Insights, Construction, health and safety management

Four great options for your EHS New Year's resolution

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on January 8, 2018

The end of a year is a time for companies to reflect, review and, inevitably, make business-orientated resolutions for the next 12 months. Irrespective of the size of an organization, the roadmap for 2018 will have been planned, with the expectation being that stated goals will not only be achieved before the end of 2018, but also contribute to a healthy bottom line.

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Topics: EHS Software, OSHA, Risk & Compliance, EHS Management System, Business Insights