Enterprise EHS software is large-scale software designed for mid to large sized organizations. Here we look at what enterprise-class means.
SharePoint is a diverse Microsoft software application. It is the most popular collaboration and document management system in the world, with over 190 million users. SharePoint’s diversity has led to adoption across business functions, including Safety Management—so how can you use it, and should you? SharePoint has key functional areas assisting with safety management processes, … Read More
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) became a profession around the mid-1900s, and has been the subject of satire and frustration ever since. OHS saves millions of lives, but as we see more and more workplace tasks automated, will health and safety ever die? Many things threaten Health and Safety – deregulation, public opinion, corporate greed … Read More
Single sign on (SSO) is the ability to access several software programs with one login. It’s a feature most software buyers look for—and a marginal gain that can help EHS professionals mitigate against under-reporting. Here’s how. The average person has a whopping 70-80 passwords, and EHS software is yet another application that requires a login. … Read More
Employee engagement is key to a successful EHS system. Not only do they actually have to do the work safely, they have to let you know when something’s not right – and one of the biggest barriers to that is difficulty. Nobody wants to spend time filling in a clunky form when they could be … Read More
The working life of EHS managers varies day-to-day. However, you know you’re an EHS Manager if you can relate to these nine things.
Since its inception in the early 1990s, the purpose of EHS software hasn’t changed: to manage health and safety data. What has changed, however, is the volume of data and its best practices. So why is “Export to Excel” still a critical requirement for new EHS systems?
Incident management prevents recurrence of unsafe events. There are six stages in a successful process – are you following them all?
The Heinrich pyramid made waves in safety management, but stopping paper cuts won’t prevent SIFs. Here’s how to find the SIF potential near misses to focus on.
The configurable vs. out-of-the-box question lives on in EHS software. Which is better for you? Know the pros and cons when choosing a system.