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By Kerry Needs
September 23rd, 2020

Using digital checklists to stay on top of rapidly changing COVID-19 guidelines

Here at SafetyCulture, we’ve seen the number of inspections and safety checks done by companies steadily rise. Before the pandemic, around 30+ million checks each year were conducted with iAuditor globally.  With the arrival of COVID-19, this has now increased to an incredible 75,000 checks per day as guidance continually evolves. The sheer amount of …

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By Kerry Needs
September 23rd, 2020

Helping the hospitality industry avoid closures during COVID-19

Hospitality has been hit the hardest in the wake of COVID-19. With strict new hygiene measures in place, keeping eating spaces sanitized and guest areas clean is paramount to avoid sudden closures of our favorite restaurants, hotels, and bars. We explore how hospitality operators can ride the revolving door of uncertainty that come with closing …

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By SafetyCulture Team
September 15th, 2020

EdApp and SafetyCulture team up to democratize training for the global workforce

We’re excited to announce that SafetyCulture has acquired the class-leading mobile training solution EdApp. The acquisition means that we can support more businesses, big and small, as effective workplace training becomes more critical than ever. EdApp is SafetyCulture’s first acquisition and follows a series of investments in EdApp over the last two years. Up to …

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By Kerry Needs
September 10th, 2020

Getting safely back to educating: how schools can prepare for reopening during COVID-19

COVID-19 has created a vastly different world for school aged children. Starting in March this year, millions of children experienced homeschooling for the first time, as parents and caregivers instantly became teachers. Traditional classroom-based learning shifted to digital platforms overnight, as an unusual consequence of global lockdowns.  Despite fears of a second wave, schools across …

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By SafetyCulture Team
August 28th, 2020

We won! iAuditor is the Best Health And Safety Product in the 2020 SaaS Awards

We’re super pleased to announce that iAuditor by SafetyCulture has won the Best SaaS award for the Health & Safety or Risk Management category in the 2020 SaaS Awards! The award is given to a SaaS solution that demonstrates an innovative and intelligent approach to the multiple challenges presented in assessing and communicating risk, or …

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By Kerry Needs
August 27th, 2020

Closing, reopening and closing: how retailers can weather the pandemic

Shopping is important for many after lockdown; after all, it makes a significant contribution to our sense of community. COVID-19 has made both shoppers and retailers understandably cautious as we head towards a new way of purchasing and browsing in-store. With rapid store closures and tentative re-opens, a focus on hygiene is paramount as retailers …

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By Bob Butler
August 13th, 2020

Helping schools get smart: making our technology available for safe learning

If you’re a parent, school administrator, or teacher, you’re likely concerned about return-to-school protocols. Same as every year? Hardly. This year, as our nation and the world grapple with COVID-19, so too do our leaders have an entirely new and confounding set of considerations to tackle before our children enter the classroom. At SafetyCulture, we …

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By Kerry Needs
August 4th, 2020

Closing and reopening: how you can prepare for changes at a moment’s notice

As businesses around the world handle the evolving nature of COVID-19, some premises are reopening, only for rapid shutdowns to be imposed because of outbreaks in the community or a staff member contracting the virus. Eradicating the virus has been challenging, as seen in Victoria, Australia where a second wave is occurring, especially as governments …

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Category: Checklist Best Practices
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By Rob Charters
July 30th, 2020

Sensors, and your workers on the frontline: a love story

Right now, your equipment is sending signals to help your business avoid disaster. Is anyone listening?

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By Rob Charters
July 22nd, 2020

How to empower your team with full visibility

It’s time to ask the difficult questions Are your frontline employees reporting every issue that occurs? If a critical health and safety issue occurs today, will your team be ready to respond effectively? Now is the time to make sure that your business can answer these vital questions. COVID-19 has changed the way that organizations …

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