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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
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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
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Incident Report Examples & Templates

Knowing how to effectively file incident reports is a critical component for companies that want to cultivate their culture of safety at work. Incident reports are designed to document the important details surrounding an accident, incident, or near miss that happens in the workplace.  These reports are incredibly useful for informing companies on the real […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 22, 2021
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How to Write an Effective Incident Report

Writing effective incident reports takes time and skill. Because these documents are so in-depth, you can feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to include. That’s why we’ve created the ultimate guide to writing incident reports. Below we’ve outlined everything you need to know about writing incident reports—and how to do so effectively.    Procedure for […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 18, 2021
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What are Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)?

What is a SDS and what is its purpose? The term SDS refers to a Safety Data Sheet that is used by chemical companies to stay in compliance with the regulations set by OSHA in the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). Companies that manufacture, distribute, or import chemicals are required to provide Safety Data Sheets to […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 14, 2021
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7 Immediate Steps to Take After an Injury

Employee safety matters a great deal and the last thing anyone wants is to see a coworker hurt. However, the reality is an injury can happen to anyone at any time and without notice. The most important thing is to have a plan in place before an incident occurs. This way your organization can spring […]

By Brian Sugarman on March 9, 2021

Job Safety – A Key Focus for the Construction Industry in 2021

The construction industry relies heavily on key safety measures to protect workers and to achieve compliance. Common safety measures include the use of PPE (e.g. hard hats, respirators, etc.) on construction sites, lockout tagout controls before equipment maintenance, and fall-arrest systems to protect against fall hazards. These are all key ways construction companies can mitigate […]

By Nick Mirisis on February 19, 2021

Three Key Benefits of Near Miss Reporting

When a worker discovers a potentially dangerous situation, completing a near miss report means the risk can be resolved before it causes harm to their teammates.

By Chip Phillips on November 13, 2020

Five Ways Safety Management Software Can Help Your Business

Safety management software helps your team maintain consistency in delivering and documenting data. Standardized forms with required fields and established checklists ensure that the proper information is conveyed and collected for every situation. 

By Chip Phillips on November 4, 2020