A job safety analysis (JSA) is a procedure that helps integrate health and safety practices into a particular job operation or task. The ultimate goal of a job safety analysis (sometimes referred to as job hazard analysis), is to recognize potential risks and/or hazards in each stage of a task that workers must complete. Supervisors […]
After a stressful or life-changing event, many people find it difficult to regain a sense of normalcy. Sadly, for front-line workers, the odds of experiencing extreme stress or trauma are high. For those moments, it’s vital for leaders to manage employees’ stress. You can do this by ensuring employees have the right tools at their […]
A SOAP note is a method of standardized note-taking used by healthcare professionals to document important information about a patient. An abbreviation for Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan, millions of SOAP notes are written every single day all over the world. Essentially, it’s the sheet of paper a physician might attach to a patient’s chart […]
The global workflow management system market was valued at $4.8 billion in 2018. This figure is anticipated to rise with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.7% from 2019 to 2025. One reason for this tremendous growth is the digital transformation of businesses globally. This transformation is called industry 4.0. The workflow management systems […]
Don’t lose money due to poorly managed business workflows. Read this post to learn about the humble workflow diagram today!
The International Labour Organization estimates there are 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses every year, globally. Major workplace accidents and incidents are critical safety issues inherent to business operations. Even one small incident could lead to more serious risk pathways developing. That is why the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health […]
What would happen if you upheld every New Year’s resolution you’ve ever made? Every year we make ourselves promise to exercise more, eat healthier, learn a new instrument, and so on. If we always improved in these ways, our productivity would skyrocket while we lead healthier and immensely happier lives. Apply that logic to your […]
A simple swimlane diagram could stop your team from running around like headless chickens. Here’s why (and how to create your own diagrams).
In the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)‘s report titled “Health and safety at work: Summary statistics for Great Britain 2019”, 581,000 non-fatal injuries were logged. 138,000 of these were severe enough to put workers out of action for 7 days or more, and 147 workers died. Those figures are only rough estimates though, as almost […]
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