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Practical Tips for Training Inexperienced Crane & Hoist Operators

Training inexperienced crane and hoist operators can be challenging. These heavy machinery require precise skills and a deep understanding of safety protocols. However, operators can become...
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Topics: equipment maintenance, asset management


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...
1 min read

Topics: inspection best practices, equipment maintenance, asset management

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

Pros and Cons of Using Barcode Readers to Make Workplace Inspections

Using a barcode reader can be an effective way to streamline the inspection process and reduce the risk of errors. As with all tools though, there are pros and cons. Let's explore them.
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Topics: audit/inspection software, asset management

Ladders: Why Does This Simple Equipment Require Complex Inspections?

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that ladders were involved in 20% of fall injuries among workers, with hospitals reporting that 81% of the fall injuries...
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Topics: inspection checklists, equipment maintenance, asset management

Preparing for the Paving Season

Asphalt paving season is upon us, and it's the right time for contractors to start preparing their equipment for the busy season. So, what steps need to be taken to make the most of these productive...
2 min read

Topics: inspection management, equipment maintenance, asset management

The Benefits of Pre-Built Inspection Checklists

Checklists for inspections and safety audits that are too broad are not effective when it comes to preventing breakdowns. It makes no sense to consider inspecting a dump truck the same as you would a...
2 min read

Topics: checklist design, workplace safety, inspection software, mobile inspections, inspection management, inspection best practices, audit software, asset management

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 to...
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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

Three Ways Frequent Asset Inspections Improve Business Operations

Asset inspections are a vital business function in virtually any industry (profit, nonprofit, or governmental). Nonetheless, some organizations consistently undervalue them. They inspect key...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, inspection checklists, inspection basics, inspection management, asset management


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