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By SafetyCulture Team
August 4th, 2022

Meet the faces behind SafetyCulture’s ‘Sounds Like Good Work’ ad

At SafetyCulture, we know what it takes to build bigger and better —  it takes the many small, daily acts of every person, at every level, playing their part in improved solutions.  But when everything goes to plan, the planning and operational effort of frontline teams can easily become invisible.  DID YOU KNOW: New research …

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By SafetyCulture Team
July 13th, 2022

Enter SafetyCulture Marketplace: Everything you need to know about our new one stop shop for the frontline

Over the years customers have told us having access to the right gear at the right time can be the difference between getting the job done or not. So, we’re launching a global marketplace to help teams across a variety of industries further improve the safety, quality and efficiency of their operations.  Enter SafetyCulture Marketplace, …

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By SafetyCulture Team
June 16th, 2022

Supporting a safe and robust “Homes for Ukraine” scheme

These are challenging times, and we want to do what we can to support the work that is being done to find refugees safe housing in the UK. One of the ways we’re helping is through a partnership with Derbyshire Councils, where we’re enhancing property safety and helping to speed up parts of the Homes …

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Category: Industry Trends
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By SafetyCulture Team
June 16th, 2022

Feedback From The Field: Communications need to catch up to the reality of frontline work

Strategy and planning is one thing. The reality of how teams work is another. Understanding how the frontline workforce operates is a constantly moving target — and a recent survey we commissioned revealed that management can be off the mark, especially when it comes to communication. To achieve their best, people need time and space …

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By SafetyCulture Team
May 20th, 2022

Linking Up: SafetyCulture Invests AU$3M in IoT player Inauro

In today’s world of work, data equals visibility. Analytics are the bread and butter of good operations — it’s essential to be able to visualize and monitor data about anything from equipment and compliance to safety and environmental performance.  However, these different applications often demand different devices, resulting in a vast amount of data concentrated …

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By SafetyCulture Team
April 4th, 2022

Buddying Up: SafetyCulture and SHEQSY join forces to keep more lone workers safe

When SafetyCulture first started out, we began a mission to help teams do their best work everyday. As we continue to build out a world-class operations platform, we’ve kept a lookout for other great innovations to help transform the experience of the frontline. And what we have to announce next is definitely one of them.  …

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By SafetyCulture Team
March 3rd, 2022

Say hello to our new logo

Today, we launch a new logo. And we’re pretty excited about it! Don’t get us wrong — we loved our old logo. It told our origin story. A tick diamond that signified completion and reliability, those check marks represent where it all began. And we have come quite a long way since then. While safety …

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Category: Checklist Best Practices
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By Luke Anear
February 16th, 2022

10 years of building towards better

10 years ago, the world’s largest checklist app was born.  But iAuditor by SafetyCulture is far more than a box-ticking exercise. Today, we’re an operations platform that powers 700 million checks per year, 50,000 lessons per day and millions of corrective actions. Our product is workflow. For a decade, we’ve been building on it, bettering …

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By SafetyCulture Team
April 29th, 2021

Doubling down: SafetyCulture becomes a unicorn twice over with a valuation of US$1.6 billion (AUD$2.2 billion)

Defying a year of worldwide lockdowns and an economic slowdown, SafetyCulture’s valuation soars after a $73M USD funding round led by Insight Partners. Now it begs the question… what’s next? One year ago, SafetyCulture hit a major milestone as we joined the Australian unicorn club. Since then, our valuation has nearly doubled and so has our …

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manual handling
manual handling
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By Tiffany Argent
August 10th, 2022

Preventing Manual Handling Risk Factors in the Workplace

What a Pain in the … Back?! Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of time away from work and are prevalent across all industries. Common musculoskeletal disorders can affect your back, neck, arms, hands, legs, and feet, decreasing mobility and flexibility. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported 8.9 million …

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vehicle inspection
vehicle inspection
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By Gary Bonnett
August 10th, 2022

Drive Major Savings In Fuel One Simple Check – Vehicle Inspections

The world is currently witnessing an alarming surge in gas prices, averaging  $5 a gallon in the US and $9-$10 a gallon in Europe. With the gravity of this situation, do we see an end in sight, or when is this going to stop?   Why are Gas Prices So High? First, it is important to …

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Toolbox talks
Toolbox talks
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By Tiffany Argent
August 10th, 2022

Toolbox Talks: Communicating Safety Is A Two-Way Street 

Communication with the workforce always scores quite low in employee surveys. However means communication is achieved—e-mails, Zoom calls, training sessions, posters—it can never be enough.  The proverb “Tell me, I forget; show me, I remember; involve me, I understand” is a useful one in Health and Safety (H&S) management. The last part is particularly striking—after …

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Lean manufacturing principles
Lean manufacturing principles
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By Kevin Gausch
August 10th, 2022

Solving Problems with Lean: Not All Problems are Created Equal

So much has already been written about Lean manufacturing principles, its methodology, and its tools that, quite frankly, it’s difficult to write anything new without restating what’s already been said.  But for some reason—despite the volumes of available information, articles, podcasts, books, and experienced consultants—companies and industries still struggle to effectively adopt Lean management principles, …

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Disaster Preparedness
Disaster Preparedness
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By SafetyCulture Team
July 28th, 2022

How Inspection Management Software Can Help Protect your Business from Natural Disasters 

Every time you look at the news, there seems to be a new devastating natural disaster decimating a community somewhere in the world. It may even begin to feel like there are more natural disasters now than ever before.  Unfortunately, that is exactly right. There are five times as many natural disasters today as there …

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Category: Checklist Best Practices
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By SafetyCulture Team
July 25th, 2022

Leveling the playing field of employee benefits

In recent years, companies have narrowed their attention to managing remote or hybrid workforces — looking at introducing four-day work weeks to mitigate burnout, discussing the ergonomics of work-from-home setups and introducing new tools for video conferencing and messaging. While these conversations are great as we collectively step into the future of work, they seem …

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Category: Industry Trends
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By SafetyCulture Team
July 22nd, 2022

The Science of Communication: Getting the formula just right

It’s almost impossible to read, absorb, understand and action all the information we encounter on a daily basis. In this era of information overload, communication is only getting tougher. In fast-paced or high-risk industries, getting information to workers on the frontline can be an even greater challenge. The science of communication tells us you can …

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OSHA Recordkeeping
OSHA Recordkeeping
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By SafetyCulture Team
July 14th, 2022

What’s New with OSHA’s Proposed Recordkeeping Changes?

Recordkeeping is a critical element in any workplace, especially for those operating in highly hazardous industries. For this reason, agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require companies to disclose their occupational injury and illnesses reports. Given these requirements, how are you tracking the current injuries or illnesses in your workplace? How …

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