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safety professional preventing incidents instead of preparing for them
safety professional preventing incidents instead of preparing for them
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By Shine Colcol
March 16th, 2020

Are safety professionals preparing for incidents to happen instead of preventing them?

87 percent of safety professionals say they’re proactive about safety despite having failure-focused key performance indicators. According to our global safety industry survey, success as safety professionals is primarily measured by lagging indicators, or the occurrence and frequency of events that happened in the past, such as: Number of Reported Accidents & Incidents (76 percent) …

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By Kerry Needs
March 14th, 2020

When your team finds an issue, this is how you can resolve it fast with collaborative actions

Problems arise in business – it’s a natural part of a complex organization. Those in charge of safety, quality and operations are often expected to make sure that their workplace runs smoothly and safely.  However it’s an impossible task for one person, right? If everyone is aware that something is broken or needs fixing, it …

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By Alistair Venn
March 13th, 2020

Being prepared and staying safe as coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads

Workers around the world are feeling the implications as coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads. We’ve seen travel restrictions implemented, site visits and events cancelled, loss of productivity resulting from self-isolation periods, and business activities disrupted in order to protect our people and communities.  What SafetyCulture is doing SafetyCulture is deeply invested in the risk and safety aspects …

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By Ria Chan
February 20th, 2020

How to ask the right questions for more insightful inspection data

Your inspection templates are so much more than a yes or no answer sheet. By asking the right questions, in the right way, your inspection data can open up new insights to help you make better business decisions.  With a few small tweaks to your template questions, you’ll be able to understand why things go …

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Improve operations with iAuditor
Improve operations with iAuditor
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By SafetyCulture Team
January 23rd, 2020

How to improve your operations and processes with iAuditor data

Do you want to improve your workplace safety, quality, and operations without second-guessing yourself? It’s time to take your iAuditor analytics and turn them into actionable insights that you can use to drive improvement in your workplace.

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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

Workplace Safety Tips for Organizations, 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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By SafetyCulture Team
November 22nd, 2019

How to get workplace issues resolved in lightning speed

If you work in distributed teams, you’ve probably witnessed countless issues that disrupt workplace operations. Whether it’s a small issue like a broken kettle, or something more significant like a faulty electrical wire, these kinds of problems need to be fixed before it’s too late. All workplaces can minimize risk and reputational damage by improving …

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improving safety accountability
improving safety accountability
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By Natalie Allan
October 23rd, 2019

Are you solving the right operational problems?

Do you spend a lot of your working life solving problems and putting out fires? It might be time to change the way you think about problem solving. Most businesses spend 80% of their time on solving problems and only 20% on improving the process. This means that problems are likely to keep occurring in …

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