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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....
3 min read

Topics: why inspect?, safety awareness, workplace safety, OSHA, inspection software, take safety home, audit/inspection software, PPE

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

The Power of Safety Champions

Safety champions are crucial for engaging all employees in improving workplace safety and creating a safety culture. Here are some traits of workplace safety champions.
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspections and profitability

Why You Can’t Afford to Cut Safety Measures in Tight Economic Times

As the world wages war against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through country-wide lockdowns, businesses are counting their costs with exasperation. The coronavirus has forced many companies to...
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Topics: safety management, safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

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