Every day, workers in industrial sectors face near-miss hazards that could lead to serious accidents. However, many of these close calls go unreported. This is due in part to the fact that employees often do not know how to report near misses properly, or are afraid of being penalized for doing so. To encourage employees […]
Incident reporting is an important process that everyone should be aware of. By reading this article, you will learn about the different types of incidents that need to be reported and how this contributes to overall workplace safety. Additionally, you will learn when you need to report an incident and how to write an effective […]
Learn about the basics of oil and gas safety inspections, what you need to be looking for, and how to improve your audit process. Key takeaways: -The oil and gas industry is highly regulated, and there are ways to improve your audit process, making it more efficient and effective. -Various common mistakes lead to accidents […]
What if you could prevent accidents before they happen? Root cause analysis lets you get to the heart of your problems and let you lower the likelihood that they will happen again (or prevent them entirely). It’s a massive boon in the arsenal of anyone who wants to make sure that the mistakes of the past don’t keep repeating themselves.
Without a robust risk management system like that laid out by ISO 31000 standards, you’ll also be yet another figure suffering from critical risk events.
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 […]
One negative experience can cost a customer. We’ve all heard that saying, and nothing better proves the point than the 2016 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 product recall. This was an error that cost the company $5.3 million. 96 reports were filed to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, stating that the devices were plagued with […]
The next product you purchase online, take a moment to consider the steps it takes to fulfill your order, and deliver your product to your door. Each step is part of a large network of complex processes. And the management of these processes is termed Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM). OSCM looks at each […]