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Class Hazard Ratings Explained

A hazard, as defined by Safeopedia.com, is any object, situation, or behavior that has the potential to cause injury, ill health, or damage to property or the environment. There are health and safety...
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Topics: inspection management, inspection best practices

Don't Wait! How Better Inspections Prevent Incidents

A workplace incident is any unexpected event that disrupts regular work activity and operations and can potentially cause significant risk for everyone involved. An incident that resulted in an...
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Topics: inspection management, inspection best practices, safety audits

10 Examples of Safety Observations

Using a safety observation report is a useful method for identifying unsafe conditions and actions. It’s important to report all details pertaining to onsite safety. Anyone can report potentially...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety awareness, inspection best practices

5 Tips to Improve Workplace Inspection Efficiency

Regular inspections are essential for ensuring quality. When done right, the inspection process can maintain a safe working environment and maximize productivity. However, consistency is key. Here...
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Topics: workplace safety, inspection management, inspection best practices

Inspecting Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Firefighters always have to be ready to respond to an emergency and this means that their gear must always be in good working condition and ready for use. For equipment like Self Contained Breathing...
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Topics: inspection best practices, equipment maintenance

How to Ensure a Thorough Fire Truck Inspection

Fire trucks are the ultimate symbols of safety and protection. Ensuring that a fire truck and all its components are working as they should is what ultimately saves lives.
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Topics: inspection best practices, equipment maintenance

How to use images for better Safety Observation Reporting

When conducting safety walk around inspections, the hazards that pose immediate threats - like fall hazards, exposed wires, or blocked exits - are dealt with immediately. Other potential risks are...
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Topics: mobile inspections, inspection best practices, safety audits

What is the Best Device for Conducting Field Inspections?

If field inspections and workplace audits are a part of your job, having the right tools with you is crucial. You'll be entering potentially dangerous work environments while navigating through the...
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Topics: inspection software, inspection management, inspection best practices

Using Checklists for Preventive Maintenance

Did you know? Downtime caused by equipment malfunction can cost facilities anywhere from 5% to 20% of their productive capability. An effective preventive maintenance checklist can help limit...
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Topics: why inspect?, inspection best practices

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

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