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1 08, 2016

Three ways the OSHA rule change will increase the rate of reporting

By |August 1st, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A few months ago, OSHA adopted a new rule on workplace injury and illness reporting. When I last talked about this rule, I focused mainly on the requirement that many businesses electronically submit their injury [...]

21 07, 2016

Predicting Accidents with Data

By |July 21st, 2016|Incident Tracking, Near Miss Incidents, Safety, Safety Software|0 Comments

What causes a workplace to be unsafe? Equipment failure, miscommunication, and procedural shortcomings are all possible reasons for lapses in safety. But these aren’t the core reasons, really. When you look at it on the [...]

5 07, 2016

Five Easy Steps to Preventing Falls

By |July 5th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Safety, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A recent study shows that slips and falls account for about 16% of all occupational injuries in the United States. By that measure, simple gravity and carelessness cost American businesses over $11 billion per year [...]

31 05, 2016

OSHA’s Guidelines for Temp Worker Safety

By |May 31st, 2016|Incident Tracking, OSHA, Safety Software, Safety Training, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A few weeks ago, OSHA released a series of bulletins on safety for temporary workers. In the bulletins, OSHA laid out exactly where responsibility lies when it comes to ensuring temp worker safety. If you [...]

18 05, 2016

How to Efficiently Track Near Miss Incidents

By |May 18th, 2016|Incident Tracking, Near Miss Incidents, Safety Culture, Workplace safety|0 Comments

When a workplace accident almost happens but gets stopped shortly beforehand, that’s called a near miss incident. Tracking these incidents is a useful way to gather information about accidents without anyone actually being hurt, and [...]