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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 The GoCanvas Team 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 The GoCanvas Team 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 The GoCanvas Team on May 11, 2021
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Free Construction Change Order Forms and Templates

  What is a change order form? Change order forms are used in the construction industry when changes to the contract are required. Change orders happen when a client or contractor decides that changes are needed to the initial agreement. This could be to add time and material costs or other similar changes to the […]

By The GoCanvas Team on May 9, 2021
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What You Need to Know About OSHA Compliance

Worker safety has long been a priority among employers, workers, unions, and other stakeholders. However, the coronavirus pandemic has brought mainstream attention to this issue and shed light on a largely obscure agency known as OSHA. OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and is a U.S. Department of Labor’s agency responsible for […]

By The GoCanvas Team on May 7, 2021
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Getting Started with Land Survey Apps

Land surveyors are tasked on job sites with making precise measurements to determine the physical property boundaries. They provide all of the relevant data needed to understand the shape and contour of the Earth’s surface for engineering, mapmaking, and construction projects, according to the Department of Labor.   Is there an app for land surveying? […]

By The GoCanvas Team on May 5, 2021
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3 Reasons to Invest in Field Service Management Software

  Field service management software and apps are transforming how businesses operate. The term field service refers to any company that relies on a field team that works directly with the customer to fix a maintenance request or perform another task on site.  The typical workflow starts with a customer call into a support agent […]

By The GoCanvas Team on April 26, 2021

Pre-Trip Inspection Forms – Examples and Templates

What are pre-trip inspections? Pre-trip inspections are required for companies that operate and manage a fleet of vehicles used for commercial purposes. The basic goal of a pre-trip inspection is to identify and document any potential problems with a vehicle before a driver is on the road.  According to regulations set by DOT, vehicle operators […]

By The GoCanvas Team on April 23, 2021
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What Is a Timesheet?

  A timesheet is a data table that allows you to report the time worked on a job. Instead of using a simple punch card to clock in and clock out, companies will use timesheets for tracking time and related information about the job. Paper or excel spreadsheets are simple methods for time tracking, but […]

By The GoCanvas Team on April 17, 2021
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6 Benefits of Inspection Apps for Business

      Many companies are starting to use inspection apps to streamline this process for employees that need to perform regular inspections as part of their job duties. The typical inspection involves filling out a series of forms or checklists to record all of the relevant information. The next step in the process involves […]

By The GoCanvas Team on April 15, 2021