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By SafetyCulture Team
January 20th, 2021

Free Business Tools And Resources To Grow Your Organization In 2021

As the effects of COVID-19 continue well into 2021, the world of work hasn’t been quite the same. Organizations have made major adjustments and certain tools are now essential in keeping those business wheels turning.  To help workplaces weather the ups and downs of the pandemic, the tech industry has rallied behind businesses with a …

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By SafetyCulture Team
March 5th, 2021

A note from our CTO: Choosing to challenge in engineering

A Note From James Simpson, CTO, SafetyCulture As International Women’s Day approaches, conversations often turn to how we can shape a more diverse and inclusive space in the Australian tech industry. Women have long been underrepresented in the engineering talent pipeline — and it’s important that we take the time to recognise and discuss this. …

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By Luke Anear
March 5th, 2021

A word from our CEO: How to better foster start-up culture in Australia

SafetyCulture Founder & CEO, Luke Anear was invited to speak at the Australian Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology Select Committee. The inquiry examines how Australia can better foster start-up culture and further its growth. Here is Luke’s opening address on how to support the technology industry in Australia. SafetyCulture’s life started when we were three …

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By Adam Turner
March 3rd, 2021

Striking the right balance between synchronous and asynchronous communication

Adam Turner, SafetyCulture guest contributor, former deputy editor of the Sydney Morning Herald’s IT section,has been writing about the technological challenges facing Australian businesses for more than 20 years. We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to communicating with colleagues, but you’ll never get any work done if you’re constantly interrupting each other over things …

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By Rae Johnston
February 26th, 2021

The Future of Work: New Tech For Post-Pandemic Businesses

Rae Johnston, SafetyCulture guest contributor, multi-award-winning STEM Journalist, TV and Radio Presenter, and Host of technology podcast Queens of the Drone Age. The groundbreaking journalist explores new smart tools for businesses in a post-pandemic environment. As the COVID-19 vaccine begins its rollout across the country – and the world – it’s tempting to imagine getting back to …

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By Kerry Needs
February 8th, 2021

How To Get Your Team To Collaborate In Tracking Issues and Risks

How do you work together to provide a culture of safety in your organization? If your workforce is distributed, it can be a challenge. Perhaps you’re finding that you’re having to re-version or timestamp certain inspections, or your audits aren’t being shared with every member of the team that needs to see them. Or maybe …

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By Kerry Needs
February 3rd, 2021

7 Mistakes Companies Make When Managing Safety Protocols

Managing safety protocols is always a complex undertaking. With COVID-19 in the mix, a lot of health and safety jobs just got harder to navigate. How can organizations avoid compliance pitfalls? Here’s what NOT to do… 1. Switching software Are your auditing and safety checks just too complex? If you use various systems and apps …

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By SafetyCulture Team
January 13th, 2021

Communication tools: Are you spreading your data thin?

Organizations utilize 3.56 different communication channels on average — and with data spread thin, businesses are losing the ability to drill down.    This week, messaging application Whatsapp threw businesses for a loop as it announced modifications to its privacy policy. As conversations played out around data privacy and big tech, it became clear just how …

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By SafetyCulture Team
December 17th, 2020

SafetyCulture’s unprecedented year in review

“Safe” became one of the most ubiquitous and important English words of 2020. In fact, between December 2019 and March 2020 its Google searches doubled, with “covid safe”, “covid safe app” and “covid safe plan” also topping the charts. Our year started with us constantly asking ourselves, “how do we keep people safe in business …

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By Kerry Needs
December 16th, 2020

Festive Checklists To Help You Celebrate Safely This Holiday Season

Happy holidays from all of us at SafetyCulture!  No doubt it will be a different December for most of us. We’ve been separated for most of the year, but this month brings festive tidings all the same. You may be a manager organizing a socially distanced initiative to thank your employees for their hard work. Or …

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