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The 7 Most Important Factors for Maintaining a Safe Workplace

All employees, regardless of industry, deserve a safe and healthy workplace environment. And it is the employer’s responsibility to not only provide that but also the training and resources they need...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, equipment safety

The 5 Most Common Causes of Production Downtime

Downtime is the duration of time during which equipment or machinery is inoperable or not in use. There are numerous causes for downtime, including equipment failures or breakdowns, maintenance or...
2 min read

Topics: equipment maintenance, equipment safety

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

What You Can Learn About Workplace Hazards from Firefighters

Firefighters are associated with bravery and life-threatening situations. The risk of injury or death in their line of work is so high that one tiny mistake can cost them their life. Not only their...
3 min read

Topics: workplace safety, equipment safety

Unsafe Shortcuts That Hurt People and Businesses

Shortcuts are a bad habit that some employees practice, but organizations can help change this behavior by promoting a strong safety culture. Here is what managers can do to keep the workplace safe.
2 min read

Topics: safety management, safety awareness, legal compliance, inspection software, equipment maintenance, equipment safety, facility audits, audit software, PPE

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...
2 min read

Topics: why inspect?, safety management, checklist design, inspection management, inspection best practices, take safety home, equipment maintenance, equipment safety, asset management

The Importance of PPE in the Building Industry

Personal protective equipment (PPE) has been in the news a lot lately because healthcare workers have to rely on it to protect themselves from the coronavirus and keep their patients from being...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, equipment safety, PPE

Perilous Jobs - What to Do When a Coworker Seems Distracted

Distractions are normal or expected (at work just as in life). The important thing is how well we manage them. Distractions in an office can cause decreased productivity and reduced revenue. But on...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, workplace safety, inspection basics, equipment safety

How to Determine Inspection Schedules for Your Company

Developing and implementing a strong inspection system requires determining the type of inspections to conduct and who is responsible for seeing they’re completed. It also includes knowing how often...
2 min read

Topics: safety management, inspection management, inspection best practices, equipment safety

The Payoff of Facility Audits and Equipment Inspections

Company departments or individuals responsible for overall facility maintenance often find themselves in an undesirable position. Whether it’s due to a constrained budget or simply being too busy...
2 min read

Topics: inspection checklists, legal compliance, inspection management, equipment maintenance, equipment safety, inspection forms


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