News and Articles: BasicSafe Safety Management Software

What Are the 4 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries?

Posted by Don Brown on Jul 31, 2014 7:30:00 AM

When catastrophe strikes, it’s human nature to look for someone or something to blame.

But the reality is close to 90 percent of all workplace injuries are caused by the worker’s own unsafe actions. 

Although injuries are physical and visceral, they’re more often rooted in something that’s much less visible—a worker’s attitude or state of mind. 

Here’s a look at four mindsets most likely to cause accidents and what you can do to prevent them. 

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Topics: safety software, safety culture, workplace injuries

The Hidden ROI of Safety Management

Posted by Don Brown on Jul 29, 2014 7:30:00 AM

We often hear complaints about the hidden costs of safety—the time it takes to train workers, the costs of paying an administrator to manage paperwork or the expense of purchasing new equipment to comply with new safety regulations.

It’s a shame we don’t hear more about the return on investment in safety management programs. 

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Management Software

How I Improved My Company's Safety Culture (And Saved Money)

Posted by Cory Edwards on Jul 24, 2014 8:48:46 AM

Two years ago, Purity Zinc Metals, a metal dusting manufacturer, experienced an unexpected incident that forced us to take a hard look at our safety processes and how we manage them.

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Management Software, safety culture

How to Be A More Safety-Minded HR Manager

Posted by Don Brown on Jul 18, 2014 6:30:00 AM

In this increasingly complex and competitive economy, where downsizing and consolidation are commonplace, human resource managers are taking on more and more roles. Even at large companies with dedicated safety managers, human resource managers are tasked with a variety of safety-oriented tasks – training, incident tracking, claims management and more.

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Topics: Safety Management, Incident Reporting and Investigation, Integrated Safety Database, manage paperwork, human resource,

5 Signs Your Corporate Infrastructure Has Gone Stale

Posted by Don Brown on Jul 16, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Change is a challenge for companies both large and small, but an ongoing resistance to new procedures, processes and systems may be a sign your organization needs some new direction.

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Topics: Safety Management Software, Incident Reporting and Investigation, PSM, Process Safety Management, corporate infrastructure,, PSM software,

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