Shawn Macpherson

Recent Posts

Checklists – A Natural Part of Living

Have you ever felt the satisfaction of completing a list of to-do tasks (i.e., a checklist)? Without proper organization, people struggle to get things done, while others may struggle to figure...
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Topics: why inspect?, inspection checklists, checklist design

The Importance of Inspecting Municipal Vehicle Fleets

The foundation for a peaceful, safe, and well-operated community is efficient, reliable, and effective municipal services. Many municipal service departments—police, road maintenance, sanitation,...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, safety awareness, legal compliance, inspection management, inspection best practices, vehicle safety

How and Why to Prepare for OSHA Even When You're in Compliance

inpection Over the past decade, the U.S. Occupation Safety and Health Administration has seriously ramped up its inspections and penalties. Even if a company is doing everything by the book and is...
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Topics: safety management, workplace safety, OSHA, inspection management

Checklists Connect People With Software

To simplify their data collection and various daily activities, organizations are increasingly using strong automation tools and audit/inspection software. Whether it’s a safety inspection, a...
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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, inspection management, audit software, audit/inspection software

What's the Cost of OSHA Non-Compliance?

After the 2016 presidential elections, many employers believed that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would be curtailed under the Trump Administration. So they put...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, OSHA, legal compliance

The Changing Role of Safety Professionals

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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, workplace safety

Inspections and Safety Audits Safeguard Everyone

Inspections of working areas and safety-program audits are tools used to identify problems before they can turn into accidents and injuries. Inspections and au
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Topics: safety management, OSHA, legal compliance, inspection management, audit/inspection software

The Financial Upside of Having a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Every employee has the right to work in a healthy and safe environment. Neither employees nor their families should have to suffer because of dangers in the workplace. Personnel safety should be...
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Why Fall Protection is Essential in Corporate Safety Programs

Fall protection is the most often-cited safety violation by OSHA (U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration). According to OSHA, we can attribute more than 100,000 injuries and deaths to...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, equipment safety, fall protrecion

7 Preventable Safety Violations that Result in Injury or Death

The potential for work-related injuries is always present regardless of how conscientious and attentive you are about observing health and safety regulations in the workplace.
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Topics: workplace safety, inspection management, inspection best practices


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