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 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 […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 3, 2021

Investing in Mobile Form Builders: How to Calculate the ROI

If you are thinking about investing in a mobile form builder, it’s important to understand what that means for your business and the potential return on investment (ROI). Form builders help field service companies to digitize their processes and improve workflows between the field and office. Simple, yet powerful software built for the field can […]

By: The GoCanvas Team December 1, 2021

Top Checklist Apps for the Construction Industry

Embracing technology is one opportunity for contractors in the construction industry to increase their productivity and streamline operations. Checklist apps are one category of software solution that can be deployed on job sites to manage how work gets done. This article covers some of the top checklist apps in the construction industry, with links to […]

By: The GoCanvas Team November 25, 2021

Why You Should Go Digital with Pre Trip Inspections

  Many transportation and logistics companies are modernizing their operations by switching from paper inspection forms to digital forms completed on mobile apps. Pre trip inspections are one example of the type of form that can be digitally signed by operators in the field. When drivers need to complete pre trip or post trip inspection […]

By: The GoCanvas Team November 20, 2021

Guide to Mobile Inspection Forms for the Trucking Industry

Trucks are the backbone of the global supply chain. According to the American Trucking Association, about 70 percent of all freight and cargo in the United States moves by truck. Without these vehicles, the U.S. economy would grind to a halt within a week.  However, keeping that workforce moving comes with significant risks. Five million […]