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By Kate Pullinger
December 23rd, 2019

Unlocking innovation at the frontline

A 60-page quality checklist, more than seven hundred stores, thousands of hours of data entry, few insights. Coles Operations Manager Simon McBurney and Application Architect Ben Carroll knew there had to be a better way to get stores ready for their annual audit. They discussed the idea with a local store manager who raised the …

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workplace safety tips from expert in the industry
workplace safety tips from expert in the industry
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By Shine Colcol
December 9th, 2019

Top 5 Workplace Safety Tips from Industry Experts

Workplace safety tips—you’ve heard tons by now, and they’ve probably told you what you know or what you’re already doing. Although this topic has been discussed many times before, workplace safety shouldn’t be taken lightly—especially by people in leadership. We interviewed experts across various industries and summarized their advice into 5 workplace safety tips: Never …

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By Kerry Needs
December 2nd, 2019

This is what it feels like to lead the crisis response during the Boston Marathon Bombings

Daniel Linskey, former Police Chief of the Boston Police Department, led the crisis response for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. 27 years after his first assignment at the Boston Marathon, he found himself at the same event which started his career. But, this time, it was a nightmare.  Imagine being in his position. You’re overseeing …

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Solving FM issues through mobile FM tools
Solving FM issues through mobile FM tools
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By Matthew Grant
April 23rd, 2019

The human element: Manage the weakest link by enabling a culture of risk awareness

Companies are not inanimate objects. They are made up of people and, left unchecked, people will make mistakes that can escalate into major losses. If these risks are not properly understood and priced, it is the insurer’s profitability which is impacted. And yet, while insurers have gained access to increasing levels of data to help …

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By Kate Calderwood
April 3rd, 2019

Using Data to Increase Quality and Safety

Gary Bonnett, Director of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment at BOS Solutions, had a frustrating problem. He lacked visibility into quality and safety performance because the data coming in from jobsites across the United States was siloed,  in most cases, there was little or no data available from different sites for managers to share or …

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By Kate Calderwood
April 3rd, 2019

How Digitizing Small Processes Can Increase Productivity in the Oil and Gas Industry

The Oil & Gas Industry is a diverse and dangerous field. Working with machinery, chemicals, unpredictable natural resources and a large workforce can lead to any number of potentially risky tasks. As is the case in most industries, it’s not always easy to identify and track the risks and compliance issues that workers face every …

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By Kate Calderwood
April 3rd, 2019

Identifying Hazards and Managing Risk Through Near Miss Reporting

It’s no secret that workplace accidents and injuries take a toll on companies. With each incident, an organization suffers legal impacts, financial loss, lowered employee morale, recruiting challenges, and damaged brand reputation. One effective way to minimize incidents is managing safety hazards by tracking “near misses,” or almost accidents” on site. No matter how insignificant …

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Solving FM issues through mobile FM tools
Solving FM issues through mobile FM tools
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By SafetyCulture Team
March 22nd, 2019

Solving problems you never knew existed: Mobile tools are giving facilities managers 20/20 vision

Data. Love it or hate it, data provides us with a clear advantage – giving us the ability to see and understand things that others cannot. In the 16th Century, the Dutch humanist Erasmus summed this up by saying, “In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.” In 2019, however, we are …

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Raising the bar in Facilities Management
Raising the bar in Facilities Management
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By SafetyCulture Team
March 22nd, 2019

Mobile facilities management tools: Raising the bar on inspections and remediation

We may want to perform at the highest possible level in life and ensure everything we do meets that standard. But, if we are honest, people often sacrifice perfectionism to make progress. With only so many hours in the day and demands on our time high, the best of us can be forced into prioritising …

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By SafetyCulture Team
March 22nd, 2019

Mobile facilities management tools are transforming the industry

Time is our most precious commodity. It’s not clear who first coined this phrase, but never a truer word has been said. We never have enough time and, as the complexity of both work and home continues to grow, anything which gives us time back is priceless. For those in facilities management, the introduction of …

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