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How health and safety drives operational excellence

15/04/21
How often have you sat in management meetings, or spoken with other HSE professionals, and heard the words, ’operational excellence’ being spoken? Whether it’s talking about your own organisation or others, it seems like a relatively lofty goal to achieve. Furthermore, what does operational ...

Why Health and Safety Matters to HR

02/04/21
In the Happiness Toolkit, which has 21 exercises devoted to achieving happiness, the author explains that when people take steps to achieve happiness in their lives, they are healthier, less stressed, and achieve more. What might come as a surprise is that happiness has just as much impact in the ...

No budget, no problem: How safety software delivers ROI to the business

31/03/21
Company leadership teams often perceive health and safety as a cost center that does not contribute to revenue. Because of this, they try to keep investment in the area to a minimum. Health and safety professionals often tell us that they do not have a budget for software. We hear this far more ...

5 Ways That Safety Software Helps Keep Food And Drink Workers Safe And Healthy

16/03/21
“Eat, drink, and be merry,” starts off with a positive premise, but the second part of the common phrase turns stark. It implies that since we can’t predict tomorrow, it’s important to enjoy the present. That might sound like a good way to approach living, but it is not an ideal way to operate ...

HSE Software: The foundation of improved health and safety for construction companies

08/03/21
Consider these data points. In 2019, the number of fatalities on U.S. construction sites were 1,066. In Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), there were 40 fatal injuries across 2019 and 2020. This fatality data probably isn’t all that surprising. Construction is a dangerous and inconsistent ...

DIY health and safety software: Why you shouldn’t do it

16/02/21
Who doesn’t love do-it-yourself (DIY) projects? The home improvement channels are filled with programs that show eager homeowners taking on a major renovation project or novices trying their hands at flipping a property. The programs show these DIYers encountering a few bumps along the way, but in ...

2021's Definition of Safety Normalcy

08/02/21
All of us are hoping that 2021 will be different from 2020. But how can it be if we keep doing the same things we’ve always done? If we don’t accept that things have fundamentally changed for good, we’ll be left spinning our wheels, wringing our hands as we see problems increase.  

Top Tips to Reduce the Spread of Infection

25/01/21
Infectious diseases pose a great threat to the workforce day in, day out, and have the capability to disrupt more than just business operations. Even in a “normal” year, we have to consider various “typical” illnesses and strive to mitigate transmission from one employee to another; but with COVID ...

How to fast-track your journey to health and safety ROI

14/01/21
How much does an ‘on the job’ accident cost? For starters, there are the direct costs, which include medical expenses for the injured worker, workers' compensation payments, medical expenses, and costs for legal services. Accidents also have indirect costs, and when they are added to the direct ...

Top 5 Trends for Health and Safety in 2021

07/01/21
When a year is almost over, it’s time for reflection of what has happened for the last 12 months—and, of course, that leads to speculating about what the new year will bring. At SHE Software we are always thinking about how important it is for health and safety organizations to be able to look at ...