June 2020 Newsletter         


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Safety Simplified
 Osha Enforcement
 
OSHA enforcement activity is on the rise and so are penalties for non-compliance. Following are just a few examples:

 

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees To Cave-In And Other Hazards The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cathcart Construction for $303,611 READ MORE...

U.S. Department of Labor cites Georgia Contractor Following Worker Fatality Due to Chemical Inhalation OSHA has cited Creative Multicare Inc.  for $183,127 READ MORE...

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Skinner Tank Company After Employee's Fatal Fall at St. Joesph, Missouri, Worksite OSHA has cited Skinner Tank Company for $415,204 READ MORE..

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Steel Storage Tank Company For Exposing Employees to Repeat Safety and Health Hazards The U.S. Department of  Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Alexander Tank Company for $234,528 READ MORE..

U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Dakota Bull Stud Facility After Employee Asphyxiated While Handling Liquid Nitrogen The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Custom Genertic Solution LLC for $122,602 READ MORE..

OSHA Quicktakes

Stay on top of the latest OSHA news, initiatives, and products to help identify and prevent workplace hazards.


COVID-19: Respirator Use More Info

Meatpacking and processing safety during the pandemic More Info

OSHA adopted revised enforcement policies for increased in-person inspections and recording cases of coronavirus More Info
 
OSHA announces the availability of $11.5 million in workers safety and health training grants More Info
 
OSHA's Hurricane Preparedness and Response webpage provides information to protect workers responding to hurricanes More Info 
New Forms App
 
Safety Reports is very excited to announce a new product to be released in the coming weeks called SR Forms App. It will allow our subscribers to create custom forms and checklists using variable inputs, such as multiple choice, numeric, fill-in-the-blank, yes/no/NA, etc. It will include an option to Geo-Tag your location, add signatures and more!

This new product will work on your mobile device using iOS or Android operating systems and it will also have a web-based option. The web-version will include  Virtual Safety Reports which gives you the option to use the app remotely without ever leaving your office!

The Forms App makes it possible to create electronic documents such as Confined Space Permits, Hot-Work Permits, Daily Activity Logs and more! And, of course, you can create simple checklists using this new app. If your goal is to eliminate paperwork, you'll want to check this out! More information coming soon!


Your "Go To" App

Thank you Allen Woffard for posting results from your LinkedIn survey asking your followers what their "go to" app is for inspections. Looks like Safety Reports came out on top! 


Virtual Safety Reports (VSR) Demo

Completing inspections using VSR is incredibly easy...take a look at this video to see just how simple it is to use.  Contact us if you'd like to learn more.

VSR Demo I


Once you collect your inspection data via the remote session, you complete your report by assigning pictures to our checklist. This demo below walks you through the process.

VSR Demo II

 FMI Industry Report

FMI conducted a Procore-sponsored industry study to examine the top challenges facing construction today and how firms are leveraging technology to combat them.

This study addresses "investing in the right construction technology to improve financial performance, productivity, and reputation— and the mindset shift that’s driving top ROI". 

Interesting to note that "Ease of Use" (e.g. field-friendly, mobile-first technology) is one of the top drivers in technology satisfaction.

Good to know that our developers here at Safety Reports always make that a top priority when building our apps!


 
 
COVID-19 Checklist
 
Safety Reports has added a new checklist to our Inspection App which allows you to assess your company's efforts to comply with CDC Guidelines for the prevention and spread of COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Checklist can be used as a "stand-alone" inspection or it can be added to one of our existing checklists, such as the Construction 1926 or General Industry 1910 checklist.



Click here to view this checklist and other COVID-19 resources.

 
 
Schedule a Demo

Would you like to schedule a no-hassle, no-obligation demo to see first hand how our apps work?

Just click the link below to set up your meeting on a date and time that's convenient for you:



If you decide to subscribe, we do not require long-term contracts and there are no setup fees of any kind!

We work hard to make the process simple and hassle free and the service you get will be second-to-none!


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