System failures, utility shutdowns, equipment malfunctions, human errors—all of these can disrupt an organization’s operations. Accidents can happen, but a company’s established preparedness processes will contribute to any unforeseen event’s overall impact. Have there been efforts to mitigate the potential … Read More
What Is the Purpose of Incident Management in Businesses?
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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
Incident Management Best Practices
Incident Management and incident investigations are a core function of a safety management system. In this four-part series, several key concepts have been previously discussed. First, the purpose of incident management should be to learn and improve. Second, avoiding blame … Read More
Proactive Incident Management – Do Not Wait for an Injury to Act!
In the previous Incident Management and Incident Investigations articles, we focused on two primary objectives. The first was the purpose – to learn and improve instead of blaming and punishing. The findings from an event can prove to be valuable … Read More
Avoiding Blame in Incident Management & Incident Investigations
In the previous article, The Purpose of Incident Management & Incident Investigations, the foundational principles of learning and improving were discussed. Further, in the article How we React Matters the concept of how organizations react to news from the workforce … Read More
The Purpose of Incident Management & Incident Investigations
Incident management and incident investigations, while not typically welcome due to their nature of something having gone wrong, are a necessary tool in any EHS professional‘s toolbelt. They have been getting a bad reputation lately and pushed to ‘lagging indicator’ … Read More