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How to Improve Safety in Dangerous Industries

In any industry with dangers of falls, falling objects, and the use of potentially dangerous equipment (e.g., construction, tree removal, roofing) you can’t take shortcuts when it comes to safety....
2 min read

The Top Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities

No matter where you work, there is always a chance of getting injured in the workplace. Every year, workers get injured or become ill, and they may even experience life-threatening conditions....
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Topics: why inspect?, safety awareness, workplace safety, OSHA, inspection software, take safety home, audit/inspection software, PPE

Unsafe Shortcuts That Hurt People and Businesses

Shortcuts are a bad habit that some employees practice, but organizations can help change this behavior by promoting a strong safety culture. Here is what managers can do to keep the workplace...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, safety awareness, legal compliance, inspection software, equipment maintenance, equipment safety, facility audits, audit software, PPE

Simple but Powerful: Checklists Get the Job Done

Checklists are a necessary part of most professional and personal activities. They may seem simple, so they are easily overlooked, especially by seasoned professionals. It’s sometimes hard for us...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, checklist design, inspection management, inspection best practices, take safety home, equipment maintenance, equipment safety, asset management

Safety Is a Mindset

Today’s software for auditing and inspecting makes it possible to gain more value from those processes than ever before. You can make them easier to perform, and you can mine the resulting data to...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

Sleepiness Isn’t Safe

It’s not surprising that sleepiness can make you less effective at work. Besides the emotional effect, sleep deprivation can hurt cognitive abilities such as perception, reaction time, judgment,...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, take safety home

What Makes a Safety Leader a Bad Safety Leader

We’ve made a list of most common mistakes safety leaders make. Realizing and correcting these shortcomings can turn a bad safety leader into a good one.
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

Study Shows Relationship Between H&S and Financial Success

An interesting study from 2018 came to our attention recently. The findings still apply today, and they show what we’ve long known at The Checker—that strong health and safety programs protect...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management, inspections and profitability

The Importance of PPE in the Building Industry

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been in the news a lot lately because healthcare workers have to rely on it to protect themselves from the coronavirus and keep their patients from being...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, equipment safety, PPE

Starting on the Right Road with The Checker Inspection Books

Inspecting commercial equipment properly makes workplaces safer,  improves efficiency, and maintains compliance. 
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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, checklist design, workplace safety, inspection management, inspection best practices, equipment maintenance

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