Shawn Macpherson

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Well-Designed Checklists Promote Safety and Save Money

To turn regular equipment inspections into a competitive advantage, there has to be an emphasis through all levels of organizational management. If your team members operate expensive equipment...
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Topics: inspection checklists, checklist design, inspection management, equipment maintenance, equipment safety

Prevent Problems Before They Happen

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Inspection checklists are designed for preventing potential issues that could damage your equipment or operations...
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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

A productive work environment is a safe work environment. Regardless of the type or size of a business, procedures for safety protect the staff, equipment, and business property. By avoiding...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety

6 Reasons Checklists Are Effective Business Tools

Want to find a better way to organize your tasks and to verify your most-important ones? Do you have too many repetitive tasks to complete every day?
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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, inspections and profitability, audit/inspection software

Vehicle Inspections: A Matter of Life or Death

Regular vehicle inspection is important for every vehicle on the road.
3 min read

Topics: safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection basics, equipment safety, audit/inspection software

Why Use Checklists?

Starting a business has never been easier, but it happens that entrepreneurs lose direction and forget where they were headed. They fail to establish a process of tracking the progress they’ve...
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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, workplace safety, inspection best practices

Health and Safety Managers Are Like Sports Coaches

The coach in sports is responsible for creating the right conditions for practicing and learning, as well as finding ways to motivate the athletes. That takes time, understanding, and guidance. A...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety

OSHA's New Standards and How They Will Affect Businesses

OSHA (the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requires organizations to keep their work environments safe and healthy for personnel. Any enterprise must comply with all OSHA...
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Topics: workplace safety, OSHA, inspection management

The Cost of Workers’ Compensation

As an enterprise leader, you own a business that is run by your employees, whether part-time or full-time. When it comes to work-related illnesses and injuries, your business can be held liable,...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, OSHA

How to Most Effectively Integrate Safety Into Operations

Along with customer service, production, sales, and product quality, safety is another core value of every enterprise. That’s most effective only when safety and health are balanced and...
2 min read

Topics: why inspect?, safety management, workplace safety, equipment safety, safety audits


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