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Home alone: Why safety and HR departments need to work together now more than ever

21 October 2020
It feels like a lifetime ago since the first time we heard the words COVID-19 . Since the pandemic first started, HR and safety have quickly pivoted the way their organizations are run. They’ve dealt with setting up their workforce for remote working and dealing with mental health issues, ...

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

01 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

25 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"

03 September 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 organizations are going through in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The way of doing things has been shaken up.

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.

Healthy, wealthy and wise: Why health and safety and operations are natural partners

11 August 2020
Did you know that when operations management and health and safety management are integrated, performance in both disciplines improves? Experts have noted that at the safest, most successful companies, safety is at the core of the operations department.

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

05 August 2020
Why should your organization 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 ...

Making the Most of Your EHS Budget

24 July 2020
Now that we are more than halfway through 2020, your thoughts may be starting to consider what your environmental, health and safety (EHS) budget will look like for next year. With current global events, it’s possible that budget requirements may even be a little larger than you’re the last time ...

The Missing Piece of the Health and Safety Jigsaw Puzzle, Part 5: Continuous Improvement

02 July 2020
Have you heard about the Health and Safety Jigsaw Puzzle? This combination of key pieces and technology can make a big difference in organizational health and safety. In Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this blog series, we have introduced all but one of the pieces. In this blog post, we’ll ...

The Missing Piece of the Health and Safety Jigsaw Puzzle Part 4: Informed Decisions

25 June 2020
What is the Health and Safety Jigsaw Puzzle? It is a combination of key pieces and technology that can make a big difference in organizational health and safety. In Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of this blog series, we introduced the first three pieces. In this blog post, we’ll look at the fourth ...