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4 Hidden Hazards You Can Prevent with Safety Inspections

When it comes to workplace safety, there is no such thing as being too careful—in fact, not taking the time to do a thorough safety inspection before work can lead to some serious injuries for you...
2 min read

Topics: why inspect?, workplace safety

Five Goals of Field Observations

A proven way to verify and measure the effectiveness of an organization's safety efforts is to conduct field personnel observations. Conducting field personnel observations enables the...
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Topics: why inspect?, workplace safety, inspection management

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

A Spotlight On Industrial Hygiene

After a year marked by a still-ongoing health crisis, special attention is paid to all the ways we can make our workplaces and homes cleaner and safer for our health. However, keeping everything...
2 min read

Topics: why inspect?, inspection management

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

How to Perform Remote Inspections During the Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for virtual inspections within companies has never been greater. Joint Health and Safety Committees, internal quality inspectors, maintenance departments, or...
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Topics: why inspect?, safety management, workplace safety, legal compliance, inspection software, mobile inspections

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 Top Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities

No matter where you work, there is always a chance of getting injured in the workplace. Every year, workers get injured or become ill, and they may even experience life-threatening conditions....
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Topics: why inspect?, safety awareness, workplace safety, OSHA, inspection software, take safety home, audit/inspection 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

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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