Author Archives: Joe Olesweski

LATCH

LATCH: Roster-focused Content in a Safety Software Platform

A significant number of cloud-based safety software components are roster-focused, including hazard assessments, personnel lists, training tracking, chemical inventory, and group digital file management. By nature, these aspects tend to be both interrelated and end-user-facing. It is therefore essential that … Read More

Safety Inspections

The Use of a Group Structure in Safety Inspections

Most cloud-based safety inspection software allows users to conduct inspections in a variety of ways. The most common or traditional approach is to perform an inspection on a single, specific object. That object can be a room, an asset, or … Read More

Hazard Assessment Ease via Cloud-based Software

Cloud-Based Software Solutions for Periodic Hazard Assessments

In a vast array of workplace environments across many disciplines, it is quite common for a variety of hazards to exist of which workers must be acutely aware. Most hazards are completely manageable. This management entails regularly identifying the environmental … Read More

Permit Authorization Software

Adopting Permit Authorization Software for Confined Spaces

Confined spaces represent a wide array of potentially hazardous environments that workers may encounter as part of their daily job duties. Most of these situations can be deemed safe for work if all the appropriate steps are carried out to mitigate … Read More

Incident Reporting Culture

Near Misses and Their Place in the Incident Reporting Culture

Arguably the best type of work-related incident is the near miss or “close call.”  OSHA and the National Safety Council define a near miss as an “unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness or damage, but had the … Read More

The Value of Mobile Tools in EH&S Software

The Value of Mobile Tools in EH&S Software

In the last decade, the world has embraced and integrated mobile technology in just about every conceivable capacity. Nearly everyone now carries powerful internet-enabled smartphones in their pockets wherever they go. From scanning a QR code to view the menu … Read More