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Accident Report Forms for Construction Incidents

When an incident occurs on a job site, it is important that documentation is collected promptly and accurately. These steps ensure that a proper investigation can occur and future incidents can be avoided. Learn how GoCanvas can help increase the speed and quality of your site safety reporting in a few easy steps. 

By Justin Higgins on June 28, 2021
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3 Reasons to Invest in Safety Apps for Construction

  Safety programs managed on paper are difficult to track. That’s why construction companies are going digital with their safety programs to gain more visibility into safety and track compliance. With digital training or toolbox talks, employees have an easier time accessing the information through mobile devices. A digital record is created for documentation purposes […]

By Brian Sugarman on May 23, 2021
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Ultimate Guide to Safety Management Software for Construction

Construction firms rely on paper forms to complete many essential tasks on job sites. But anyone that’s had to fill out paperwork knows how inefficient, error-prone, and time-consuming the process can be for everyone involved. That’s why organizations are moving to software and mobile forms for construction to alleviate these concerns. Going from paper to […]

By Brian Sugarman on May 17, 2021
Tags: Safety
construction worker filling out near miss reports on phone

What Is Near Miss Reporting?

It’s impossible to stress how important workplace safety is for a successful business. Proper safety protocols and procedures not only protect your valuable team and assets but prevent costly disruptions to efficiency and production. Even the safest workplaces have incidents and accidents, though. Routine reporting of any accidents to analyze risk and safety procedures is […]

By Brian Sugarman on May 15, 2021
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Safety Checklists for Construction – Examples & Templates

  Worker safety is a top priority for everyone in the construction industry. It’s in the best interest of workers and employers to comply with all regulations set by OSHA and to follow all of the best practices for safety in the workplace.  Having a robust safety program is good for workers, helping to limit […]

By Brian Sugarman on May 13, 2021
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What You Should Know About Job Safety Analysis

  Safety is a vital part of the construction industry. Your construction company has to put measures in place to ensure the safety of workers at the construction site. This requires you to implement the Job Safety Analysis (JSA), which ensures all workers observe all the stipulated safety measures. Here is everything you need to […]

By Brian Sugarman on May 11, 2021
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Beginner’s Guide to Inspection Software and Forms

  What is an inspection form? Inspection forms are used during the inspection process to collect information that is compiled into a report. An inspection form can be completed using a standard sheet of paper or it can be completed digitally using software for inspections on a mobile form. Many different types of inspection forms […]

By Brian Sugarman on April 29, 2021
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How Digital Construction Inspections Improve Safety

Why are construction inspections required? Construction inspections are performed during all phases of a project to ensure that health and safety standards are being met. Employee health and safety is a top priority for construction companies and there are regulations in place set by OSHA to ensure compliance. In addition to the inspections that companies […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 31, 2021
Man and woman on construction site

16 Construction Safety Stats to Know in 2021

Why is construction safety important? The construction industry tops the list when it comes to workplace injuries and fatalities, even with tightened safety regulations over the years. It’s important for companies to prioritize construction safety to minimize these risks and keep employees safe. When employees are safe, it strengthens your company’s reputation, and it leads […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 29, 2021
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What are the Main Stages and Processes of Incident Reporting?

Incident reports are effective tools to promote safety in the workplace. You want to do everything in your power to fill out your incident reports as professionally and effectively as possible. We have compiled a thorough list of the main incident reporting stages so you can ensure you’re taking every step to foster a culture […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 24, 2021