Quality Control vs Quality Assurance: What Construction Companies Should Know

By: The GoCanvas Team

Any reputable company in the construction industry operates on a safety-first basis at all times. The health and safety of its employees are paramount to the company because the company is well-aware of the fact that the employees are the ones who enable the company to do what it does. They are the backbone that […]

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By: The GoCanvas Team January 3, 2022

Free Equipment Checkout Form Templates

Construction job sites require workers to use heavy equipment, tools, and other important assets. Keeping track of your equipment is an essential part of the job and having processes in place helps ensure equipment is well managed. Some companies choose to manage this process with simple equipment checkout forms on site using paper. But paper […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 22, 2021

Creating a Competitive Advantage with Software Built for the Field

  Providing the best possible customer experience is a top priority for companies in the service industry. Embracing digital technology like apps and software is one way to create a competitive advantage and modernize your field operations. The field service industry encompasses many different types of companies, from residential service providers, utility businesses, transportation and […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 20, 2021

How To Prepare for an OSHA Safety Inspection

Plenty of owners of small- and medium-sized businesses find the prospect of having an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection scary, especially since the agency is now inspecting businesses from bakeries and liquor stores, to construction companies, tire stores, and performing arts companies. But you can be ready for OSHA. Knowing what to expect, […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 17, 2021

Understanding Workplace Safety Hazards: What Employers Need to Know

While the pandemic has brought mainstream attention to worker safety issues, workers and employers in many industries, such as construction, field services, manufacturing, and transportation/logistics, have long grappled with common workplace hazards. Not only do firms have a vested interest in keeping their employees safe from worksite risks, but the federal Occupational Safety and Health […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 15, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Quality Control Inspections in Construction

Managing a construction project is a complex and stressful process. Among other things, you have to coordinate project team members, materials, and equipment and ensure that contractors are not afflicted by the potential risks and hazards present at the construction site. That said, quality means different things to different people, which is why you should […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 10, 2021

A Guide to Stop Work Orders for Contractors

Dealing with paper-thin margins and tight schedules is not the only nightmare for a contractor on a project. A minor violation of the building code can force a stop work order, leading to extended timelines, expensive penalties, and more customer frustrations. This article covers what you should know about stop work orders and we share […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 7, 2021

Guide to PPE for Construction Safety

Though it’s almost impossible to remove all hazards on a construction site, one effective way to keep employees safe is the use of PPE. PPE is essential on construction job sites when there is no other way to remove the risk or hazard. Continue reading to learn more about PPE and what types of risks […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 5, 2021

What is HAZOP Analysis?

Reducing workplace hazards as much as possible ensures the health and well-being of your employees, and also prevents the costly repairs, lawsuits, and lost reputation that can come from a safety-related incident. One of the key methods of proactive hazard control is Process Hazard Analysis (PHA). In fact, OSHA finds PHA to be such an […]