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

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

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

The benefits of adapting IIoT and data analytics solutions for EHS

Posted by Jagan Garimella on September 8, 2017

The IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) improves connectivity, efficiency and scalability for industrial organisations. Combined with the power of big data and analytics, the IIoT is an incredibly powerful concept that drives in-depth insights for organisations. Many companies are already leveraging IIoT and data analytics with remarkable success in core operations and achieving significant results in time and cost savings.

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Topics: EHS, Technology, EHS Software, Safety, EHS Management System

How EHS Software Can Ensure Worker Safety and Increase Your Bottom Line

Posted by Jagan Garimella on August 7, 2017

A comprehensive EHS platform can also restructure once-manual safety procedures and contribute to the company’s digital transformation efforts.

The numbers are staggering: In 2016, nearly 3 million people suffered an employer-reported illness or injury in the private sector and more than half required days away from work, job transfers, or restrictions on ability to work, according to the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the bureau, based on rates of injuries, the most injury-prone sectors are animal production, nursing and residential care facilities, couriers and messengers, wood product manufacturing, and air transportation.

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Topics: EHS Software, Safety, OSHA, EHS Management System

Reducing Retail Safety Claims and Injuries Is Easier Than You Think

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on February 7, 2017

As you may know, the retail industry is vulnerable to employee and consumer injuries.

Slips and falls, musculoskeletal disorders and other commonplace injuries can plague both sides of the aisle—and cost companies a pretty penny. It's time to stop shelling out for avoidable accidents and take action to reduce the cost of safety claims moving forward.

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Topics: EHS Software, EHS Management System, Business Insights, Retail, health and safety management software, health and safety management

Celebrate 12 Days of Workplace Safety

Posted by David Castella on December 27, 2016

Bonuses, a party and some kind words from the head honcho are great gifts every employee looks forward to, but what about safety?

In honor of the approaching holidays, here are some safety tips any company can incorporate to make sure everyone is able to spend time with their family instead of nursing an injury.

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

Small businesses use safety management for success [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on December 22, 2016

What do small and large businesses have in common? The responsibility to protect their employees. While larger businesses are making strides to eradicate workplace injuries by integrating safety management software, the smaller businesses lag behind without a system in place.

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Topics: Safety, EHS Management System, Business Insights

Organizations need to synergize their safety programs [Video]

Posted by ProcessMAP on December 19, 2016

Many organizations don't yet realize how their siloed risk and safety management programs hinder them, rather than letting them to get hyperspecific.

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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, Risk & Compliance, EHS Management System

5 Ways Safety Management Can Help Small Businesses Stay in Business

Posted by Harold Gubnitsky on December 15, 2016
There are so many things a small business owner must keep in mind as he or she tries to grow a company in its early stages. Legal paperwork, gaining a share of the customer market and finding employees that fit in perfectly are among them. 
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Topics: EHS, EHS Software, OSHA, EHS Management System