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Five Checklists That Make for a Safer Construction Site

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous work environments with the high amount of manual labor and strong reliance on equipment combining to put construction workers at risk. Falls,...
2 min read

Topics: workplace safety, equipment maintenance

How to use images for better Safety Observation Reporting

When conducting safety walk around inspections, the hazards that pose immediate threats - like fall hazards, exposed wires, or blocked exits - are dealt with immediately. Other potential risks are...
2 min read

Topics: mobile inspections, inspection best practices, safety audits

Understanding the Components of an Inspection Strategy

Inspections provide a clear and comprehensive picture of the hazards and risks of a project, making regular inspections excellent strategies for uncovering safety concerns and reducing risk....
3 min read

Topics: inspection management, safety audits

Inspection Checklists for the 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

According to the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, an estimated   275 workers die each day  in the US due to hazardous working conditions. The AFL-CIO 2021...
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Topics: why inspect?, inspection software

Why You Should Make Your Workplace Checklists Digital

Whether you're running a restaurant, an office, or any other type of workplace environment, there are specific tasks that must be done to stay compliant with safety regulations and protect your...
2 min read

Topics: inspection software, mobile inspections, safety audits

What is the Best Device for Conducting Field Inspections?

If field inspections and workplace audits are a part of your job, having the right tools with you is crucial. You'll be entering potentially dangerous work environments while navigating through...
2 min read

Topics: inspection software, inspection management, inspection best practices

Ladders: Why Does This Simple Equipment Require Complex Inspections?

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that ladders were involved in 20% of fall injuries among workers, with hospitals reporting that 81% of the fall...
3 min read

Topics: inspection checklists, equipment maintenance, asset management

The Misunderstood Risk of Stored Energy

Stored energy can be mechanical, gravitational, hydraulic, chemical, or pneumatic and refers to the energy stored in machines and equipment. Stored energy hazards exist because stored energy can...
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4 Hidden Hazards You Can Prevent with Safety Inspections

When it comes to workplace safety, there is no such thing as being too careful—in fact, not taking the time to do a thorough safety inspection before work can lead to some serious injuries for you...
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Topics: why inspect?, workplace safety

How Loud is Too Loud? Noise Inspections in the Workplace

Your ear can be damaged by long-term exposure to high-impact noises, and regular exposure to sounds above 85 decibels (dBA) can cause gradual hearing loss.
3 min read

Topics: workplace safety

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