Technology has become embedded into almost every activity in our day-to-day living. From the moment we wake up, to the moment we go to sleep, so many parts of our day are impacted, and made easier by technology.
SafeWorkz has released their online and app based platform that allows clients to record, manage and analyse their safety, health, environment and quality (HSEQ) performance. This enables informed and targeted corrective actions to be developed.
Almost every worker is now issued a smart phone. Some may even be provided with tablet devices. We’ve come a long way from two-way radios and flip phones. Smart phones and tablets can be a distraction or a production tool. One way that these mobile devices can encourage safe production at the work site is through the use of mobile applications.
A total solution makes it easy to report near misses while enhancing employee safety
March 24, 2015
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were slightly more than three million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in 2013. While this number is lower than previous years, the question that remains is how many near misses occurred in the workplace that were not reported and could result in a future injury or fatality.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) first smart phone application (app) aims to improve extension ladder safety. The Ladder Safety app addresses the major causes of ladder falls by placing a number of interactive and easy-to-use graphic-oriented tools into the hands of the ladder users upon demand.
Disaster can happen at any moment in a car, home or building. No matter what the cause of the disaster is, you must set up a proper emergency preparedness plan. With this plan, use your Smartphone’s, emergency lights and safety equipment in ways that will save lives.