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Common Health and Safety Mistakes and How to Correct Them

02 February 2021
The pandemic has really shined a light on how much your employees want to feel safe at work and, even more importantly, leaving work. This is every employer’s legal and moral responsibility. 2020 showed us that health and safety in the workplace is not just about preventing accidents or adhering to ...

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

17 January 2021
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

17 January 2021
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 ...

Avoid the health and safety black hole and get visible by ditching your spreadsheets

17 January 2021
How challenging is it to ensure the visibility of health and safety performance and compliance across your organization? What role do spreadsheets play in your health and safety programs? If it seems like a great deal of important health and safety data and information is not easily accessible, it ...

Safe Spaces: Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces with Health and Safety Software

17 January 2021
Did you know that 76 percent of employees in the US have dealt with issues at work that have negatively affected their mental health? Or that 12.8 million working days were lost in the UK alone because of work-related stress, anxiety, and depression? In addition, 300,000 workers in the UK ...

How to Mitigate Risks in 2021

10 December 2020
Put simply, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. Risk involves uncertainty about the implications of an activity with respect to something we value. In the workplace, what we value is the safety of ourselves and our coworkers. We know that every workplace has risks and hazards and, ...

Going Mobile: Top 5 Reasons Why the Top Safety Programs  Use Mobile Technology

02 October 2020
In 2019, UCOR, the US Department of Energy's primary cleanup contractor, was named one of America’s safest companies by EHS Today magazine. Scot Forge, a provider of metal forging solutions, and United Scrap Metal, a scrap metal recycler, also made that list. In the UK, Glassdoor says that Anglian ...

SHE Software is reaching out: 4 reasons why you should talk to us

27 September 2020
These days, inboxes are full of unwanted emails and phones show numbers you don’t recognize. The business world groans and sighs. Even on LinkedIn, connection requests flow in from people trying to sell you something. Who has time to respond (or decline!) when there is so much work to be done? We ...

Effective tools for working within the "new norm"

27 August 2020
The chorus of David Bowie’s iconic song “Changes,” starts with “Ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange).” This simple line sums up what most health and safety organisations are going through in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The way of doing things has been shaken up. Organisations without ...

eBook: How Does a Crisis Impact Health and Safety

26 August 2020
The word "safety" has been Googled 30% more this year due to COVID-19. This highlights just how important health and safety is. Given the spotlight it is currently in, many business leaders have gone from discussing safety once a month to multiple times every day. FACT:  We are all experiencing ...