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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...
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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...
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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

Sleepiness Isn’t Safe

It’s not surprising that sleepiness can make you less effective at work. Besides the emotional effect, sleep deprivation can hurt cognitive abilities such as perception, reaction time, judgment,...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, take safety home

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

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

Starting on the Right Road with The Checker Inspection Books

Inspecting commercial equipment properly makes workplaces safer,  improves efficiency, and maintains compliance. 
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Topics: safety management, inspection checklists, checklist design, workplace safety, inspection management, inspection best practices, equipment maintenance

How Inspection Checklists Help Identify Safety Scofflaws

Although many companies screen prospective employees for their attitude toward safety, provide adequate safety training, and offer rewards for safety performance, some employees will inevitably...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, safety awareness, inspection checklists, workplace safety, inspection basics, inspection management, inspection best practices, inspections and profitability

Overcoming Change-Resistance When Implementing Audit/Inspection Software

To begin implementing audit/inspection software instead of conventional checklist books, you might need to overcome resistance within your organization. That’s because there are many reasons some...
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Topics: safety management, inspection software, inspection management, audit software, audit/inspection software

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