Shawn Macpherson

Recent Posts

Enhancing Rebar Safety on Construction Sites Through Inspections

The construction industry is a crucial driver of the economy, providing the infrastructure we all rely on. However, it's not without its hazards, and one common danger that workers face on...
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Topics: inspection software, audit software, audit/inspection software

Training Employees for Effective Inspections: Building a Safety Culture

No one comes to work with a plan to get injured. Inspection training is key in fostering a robust safety culture within an organization and can prevent a close call from becoming a workplace...
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Topics: inspection management, inspection best practices

What Is a Toolbox Talk and Why Is It Important?

Toolbox talks are brief, informal meetings that discuss specific safety topics or issues within a workplace. They are typically held regularly, often before the start of a work shift, and involve a...
1 min read

Topics: safety management

Winter is Here: How Cold and Snow Impact Batteries

As much of the country has been hit with record-cold temperatures and snowfall, many businesses have learned the hard way about the challenges posed by cold temperatures and snow in the performance...
2 min read

Topics: inspection best practices, equipment maintenance, batteries


Inspection software like The Checker is perfect for reducing the risk of manufacturing downtime. Mechanical components in manufacturing have a high propensity to fail, there are many different...
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Topics: inspection best practices, equipment maintenance, asset management

Ensuring Workplace Safety with Inspection Software: A Step-by-Step Guide

The complexities of safety procedures can often lead to challenges in ensuring consistent compliance and efficient inspection processes. That's where inspection software steps in as a game-changing...
3 min read

Topics: audit/inspection software

Checklists Work: 4 Examples From Around the World

Inspections, conducted by dedicated professionals, are a cornerstone of maintaining safety standards across industries. One powerful tool that has proven its worth time and again in this context is...
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Topics: inspection checklists

Using Inspections to Reduce the Risk of Hazardous Substances

In industries ranging from manufacturing to construction, the use of hazardous substances is a necessary aspect of operations. However, if not managed carefully, these substances can pose significant...
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Topics: audit/inspection software

Inspecting Confined Space

When it comes to safety in industrial settings, the significance of inspecting confined spaces cannot be overstated. Confined spaces present unique challenges and potential risks that demand...
3 min read

Topics: inspection best practices

Applying Quality Assurance Principles to Enhance Workplace Safety: A Manufacturer's Guide

In the world of manufacturing, quality assurance is a fundamental aspect of ensuring that products meet the highest standards of excellence. Manufacturers invest significant time and resources in...
2 min read

Topics: inspection best practices, asset management


Learn how inspections can increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety in a systematic way that can be sustained as a competitive advantage.