Every year 260 Australians die as a result of work-related injuries. In addition over 135,000 get injured. That figure is even higher in the United States. Safe Work Month is during October each year in Australia.
We’ve put together a compilation of this week’s best industry news so you don’t have to find them yourself. Check back each Friday for the best articles and updates in your industry.
Emerging technology is having a huge impact on the health and safety industry in terms of productivity and streamlining workflows. But the real return on investment has been the impact to human safety.
We’ve put together a compilation of this week’s best industry news so you don’t have to find them yourself. Check back each Friday for the best articles and updates in your the Retail, Construction, Transport and Logistics, and Hospitality and Leisure industries.
Of all the construction fatalities, 58% were comprised of the “fatal four” causes; falls, being caught between objects, electrocution and being struck by an object.
Our technology habits are changing and the need for flexibility is increasingly evident. Mobility in the workforce is changing the way we do business, by making it more immediate, more tailored to your needs, and more intelligent.
Being a great safety professional means being able to listen, take action upon safety concerns, and feel real empathy towards fellow workers.
It’s one of our oldest and most beloved features – the Address Field. The Address Field uses your geolocation function in your phone to pinpoint your exact location. This allows you to keep accurate records of your audit locations, even if you’re not in cellular range.
Over the last few years, the task of managing construction projects has rapidly evolved with the introduction of new technologies like BIM, laser scanning, drones, virtual blueprints, and more. Construction companies are not only trying to keep up with the latest tools but are also faced with a skilled worker shortage still lingering from the recession. Delivering projects to clients on-time and in budget with a leaner staff and new technology poses a challenge for construction companies seeking to run smooth and safe projects.
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