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Complete Guide to Vehicle Inspection Forms [+ Templates]

  What is a vehicle inspection form? A vehicle inspection form is used to document the condition of a vehicle. These forms have many different uses, both for personal vehicles and companies that operate commercial vehicles or fleets. Different types of vehicle inspection forms will have different fields used to assess the vehicle based on […]

By Brian Sugarman on September 1, 2021
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3 Reasons to Digitize Your Construction Safety Programs

Construction safety is a top priority for all firms and contractors. That’s why more construction pros are moving to digitize their construction safety programs to create more visibility into their operations.    The Data Dilemma  A study from FMI research found that 96% of data goes unused in the construction industry. This highlights the challenge […]

By Brian Sugarman on August 23, 2021
Tags: Safety
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3 Reasons to Digitize Your Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)

  You’re required to have safety data sheets if your business handles hazardous chemicals. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard states that “Employers must ensure that the SDSs are readily accessible to employees for all hazardous chemicals in their workplace.” Most safety management solutions on the market today have the ability for your business to digitize their […]

By Brian Sugarman on August 5, 2021
Tags: Safety
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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 August 3, 2021
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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
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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