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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 ...

Avoid the health and safety blackhole and get visible by ditching your spreadsheets

18/12/20
How challenging is it to ensure the visibility of health and safety performance and compliance across your organisation? 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 ...

How to Mitigate Risks in 2021

10/12/20
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, ...

Ending the paper chase: 3 reasons to leave manual processes behind

13/08/20
Why should your organisation leave manual processes behind? Let’s take a trip back to 1970s cinema to demonstrate. A 1973 movie called The Paper Chase told the story of James Hart, a first-year law student at Harvard, who had a demanding and arrogant professor called Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr. At a ...

Health and Safety Hindsight is Not 2020: Why Digital Is The Way Forward

06/05/20
In the last two decades, disruption has almost become the norm. Nimble web, cloud, and software companies like Uber, Airbnb, Amazon, Facebook, and Google have quickly spun up products, services, solutions, and apps that have altered multiple market landscapes. In addition, they’ve turned industry ...