Shawn Macpherson

Recent Posts

How The Checker Reduces Pencil Whipping

"Pencil whipping" is a term used to describe the practice of signing off on work that hasn’t actually been completed. With the inspections, pencil whipping refers to filling out an inspection form or...
2 min read

Topics: inspection best practices

Inspection Software can help you prevent workplace slips and falls

One of the leading causes of injuries in the workplace are slips, trips, and falls according to the Occupational and Safety Hazard Administration (OSHA). These kinds of accidents may cause a range of...
3 min read

Topics: inspection best practices

Winter Conditions Remind Us of the Importance of Pre-Trip Inspections (PTI)

To guarantee that your vehicles are safe to drive, it's important to perform a thorough pre-trip inspection (PTI) before hitting the road. Pre-trip inspections become even more important during the...
2 min read

Topics: inspection best practices, equipment safety

50 Excuses for Not Conducting Inspections

We get it; we are an inspection company, so we see the value in inspections. Can you blame us for thinking health, safety, and prevention should be priorities? Unfortunately, not everyone aligns with...
5 min read

Topics: inspection best practices

Using Inspection Software to Improve EHS

In our industry, we are seeing more and more organizations using connected devices and inspection software to conduct inspections to ensure safer workplaces, maintain compliance, and provide...
2 min read

Topics: inspection software, audit software, audit/inspection software

Inspection Books from A to Z

We get a lot of calls asking if we have an inspection book for something specific. And usually, the answer is “yes! we have that.” To show you just how many options we have available for you, we are...
4 min read

Topics: inspection checklists

Inspections Can Reduce and Prevent Slips and Falls

According to the US Department of Labor, slips, trips, and falls make up the majority of general industry accidents, accounting for 15% of all accidental deaths per year – making it the...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, safety awareness, fall protrecion

Use Inspection Data to Cultivate Safer Employee Behaviors

As proactive and preventive measures, leading indicators help employers identify potential safety and health risks in their programs. Unfortunately, an all-encompassing safety-leading indicator does...
2 min read

Topics: inspection software, inspection best practices

4 Ways to Keep Your Customers, Employees, and Workplace Safer

When you think about it, your customers and employees may share the same space in some areas of your facility or work environment. Clients and customers may not have access to restricted areas, but...
2 min read

Topics: safety awareness, workplace safety

Perceptions of Safety with Fluke Corporation’s Third Annual Electrical Safety Survey

We can all agree that workplace safety is important. However, there can be significant differences in perceptions of what safety measures are considered adequate. Each year, Fluke conducts a survey...
2 min read

Topics: safety awareness, workplace safety


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