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How to Write a Workplace Incident Report

Reporting workplace incidents or structural hazards is required by law under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). If someone is injured or killed in the workplace, even if they weren't...
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Topics: legal compliance, inspection basics, inspection management, inspection forms

Are You Prepared For a Health and Safety Inspection?

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a lot has changed in terms of public health guidelines and regulations. 
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Topics: why inspect?, safety awareness, workplace safety, OSHA, legal compliance, inspection management

Now's the Time to Use Software for Audits and Inspections

The Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of health and safety in the workplace, as well as why there’s no better time to begin using audit/inspection software.
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, legal compliance, inspection software, mobile inspections, inspection management, risk assessments, safety audits, audit/inspection software

Residential Care Facility Inspections: More Important Than Ever

Residential care facilities represent living options for individuals, mainly seniors, who require different levels of support. These facilities can include assisted living, supportive housing,...
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Topics: why inspect?, legal compliance, inspection software, inspection management, audit/inspection software

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

Safety Audits Are Not the Same as Safety Inspections

Safety inspections and safety audits are critical tools in ensuring safety in the workplace. While the two terms are often used to mean the same thing, they are in reality two different processes...
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Topics: inspection management, safety audits

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...
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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

Safety Is a Mindset

Today’s software for auditing and inspecting makes it possible to gain more value from those processes than ever before. You can make them easier to perform, and you can mine the resulting data to...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

What Makes a Safety Leader a Bad Safety Leader

We’ve made a list of most common mistakes safety leaders make. Realizing and correcting these shortcomings can turn a bad safety leader into a good one.
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

Study Shows Relationship Between H&S and Financial Success

An interesting study from 2018 came to our attention recently. The findings still apply today, and they show what we’ve long known at The Checker—that strong health and safety programs protect...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management, inspections and profitability

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