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Safety Software Overview

The right safety management software helps you stay compliant with industry, local, state, and federal regulations and keep your employees and visitors safe—and it should make it as easy as possible to do all that. For example, employees often don't report near-misses, because the process is too complicated or it takes too much time away from their work. With software to make that process easy and transparent, it's much faster and convenient for employees to comply and it goes a long way in creating a culture of safety.  That's just the beginning. Here's an overview of what safety software can do for you:
Topics: EHS Software

10 Compelling Reasons to Use EHS Software

According to the National Safety Council more than 60 percent of CFOs said every one dollar invested in safety and injury prevention yielded a return of two dollars or more. This is great news; however, the true key to a good return on investment in Safety is implementing an EHS system that is designed to provide continuous improvement. The key functions an EHS system must consistently evolve and improve are detailed below. 
Topics: EHS Software

OSHA Issues New Covid-19 Safety Protocols

As COVID-19 continues to work its way through the population, OSHA has issued new safety protocols for workplaces to better address the issue and help protect employees, contractors and visitors. This guidance was issued on January 29, 2021, and it offers details to supplement what many employers are already been doing. 
Topics: Health and Safety

Kata Method: The Scientific Problem Solving Process to Consistently Achieve Safety Goals

Kata is a Japanese term referring to structure or routine and its purpose is ongoing improvement: following the routine is a practice and it allows you to get better at whatever it is you're doing. When applied to business, it's divided into the improvement kata, which is the four steps your organization can follow to make improvements and the coaching kata, which is the steps taken by leadership to help employees implement the improvement kata.
Topics: Safety Resources

Understanding the Experience Modification Rate (EMR) and Tools to Help Improve

How Does the EMR Fit Into the Calculation of Workers' Compensation Premiums? The EMR is determined via a standard formula that considers company size, company class codes and the cost, frequency and duration of prior claims. Class codes associate the company with similar companies within an industry. Class codes come from the NCCI, if the company is within one of the 39 states that use the NCCI standards. 
Topics: Experience Modification Rate