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Leading Safety Metrics

Capturing and Using Leading Safety Metrics

Safety professionals collect data. It doesn’t make a difference if your focus is general safety, occupational hygiene, or a combination of the two. Performing safety observations, collecting air samples, and contributing data analysis to make inferences on potential hazards are … Read More

incident investigation

Incident Investigations: What’s the Point?

During my many years in safety, I’ve led dozens of incident investigations and, in general, enjoyed doing them. “Playing sleuth” appealed to my innate curiosity, and I felt confident that I was performing the task well. I have known many … Read More

Low Chemical Inventory Alerts

SafetyStratus Feature Spotlight: Low Chemical Inventory Alerts

A cloud-based digital chemical inventory system can serve as the backbone of an organization’s chemical safety program, allowing safety professionals to quickly access and update live chemical inventories with a few mouse clicks. Covering all the most critical facets of … Read More

Zero Waste Program

How to Start a Zero Waste Program: A 3-Step Guide

We have previously explored the business case for zero waste—how investments in zero-waste programs enhance a business’ reputation and boost long-term profits. Once the motivation is there, how do we get such programs up and running? This article outlines the … Read More

Safety Inspections

Safety Inspections: How Often is Enough?

During the implementation of a robust and sustainable observation program for companies, one question comes up quite often: “How many inspections should we do?” Although a definitive number would be an ideal answer, safety inspection frequency is heavily influenced by … Read More

3 Reasons Why Regular Workplace Inspections and Observations Need to Be Made

3 Reasons Why Regular Workplace Inspections and Observations Need to Be Made

Regular workplace inspections and observations provide a range of benefits to businesses and their employees. When implemented correctly, they help prevent illnesses, injuries, and incidents resulting from workplace hazards. Periodic workplace inspections and observations also ensure that businesses are complying … Read More