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Remembering The Westray Coal Mine Explosion 25 Years Later

  • by Rory Hughes - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:47

 

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Westray coal mine explosion, a tragedy which took the lives of 26 miners in Nova Scotia. The disaster was fraught with poor government oversight and lax safety standards that affected many lives and businesses involved. As one of Canada's deadliest mining disasters, what lessons can we take away from this event and the future of safety in manufacturing?

 

The Event Marked The New Era Of Workplace Safety And Corporate Accountability

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NeoSystems Partners With HSO to Expand Solution Offering to Burgeoning Microsoft Field Services Market

  • by drupalweb - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:05

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Partnership Sees NeoSystems Extend Its Award Winning ITRAK Software to HSO’s Field Service Solution Suite.

Calgary, AB – June 28th, 2017 - NeoSystems, the leading provider of Microsoft based Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) solution ITRAK, today announced a partnership with Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle member HSO, to facilitate the expansion of both organizations offerings into the rapidly growing Field Services market.

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Day Three - Safety 2017 Denver Conference (ASSE) - ISO 45001 - Global Standard for OHS

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:17

One of the hottest topics of conversation at ASSE this year is the upcoming release of the ISO 45001 Global Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.

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Set to replace OHSAS 18001, the highly-anticipated ISO 45001 looks to be a great step forward for EHS professionals around the globe, and once finalized, will provide a consistent and measurable global approach to health and safety, which will have a significant and positive impact for all organizations that operate in multiple countries globally.

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Day Two - Safety 2017 Denver Conference (ASSE) - The Characteristics of an Effective Safety Leader

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:10

Day two of ASSE has been incredibly insightful. The biggest standout of the day was Eddie Greer’s presentation, entitled “Positive Influence - The Key to Effective Leadership”, which was centered around the characteristics of a great leader in the context of safety leadership.

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Eddie spoke with great conviction, and his 35 years of experience in health and safety provided insightful anecdotes, which really helped drive home his major points.

Here are the key takeaways from the presentation:

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Day One ASSE

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:44

Walking the show floor this year, I was impressed to see so many great stand-alone HSE management systems. The HSE space has grown considerably in recent years, as companies around the world have realized the many benefits of incorporating an HSE solution into their processes.

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Leading up to ASSE's Annual Safety Conference in Denver Colorado

  • by Brendan Clavelle - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:37

Next week, we will be attending ASSE's annual safety conference in Denver Colorado.
 
Conferences such as ASSE provide a great opportunity for us to stay ahead of the curve by understanding the current trends and innovations in HSE. Throughout the years of attending events like ASSE, we feel that absorbing and applying the latest trends and innovations has allowed us to continuously improve ITRAK HSE and remain leaders in the HSE space.
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PSC 2017 Concluding Thoughts: 4 Major Considerations for New HSE Software

  • by Rory Hughes - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:57

 

The Petroleum Safety Conference kicked off last week, with many oil and gas companies attending the show to learn about and purchase the latest innovations in HSE, across software, devices and equipment. A key takeaway from the conference was the growing demand by organizations to keep their workers safe and increase organizational efficiency and quality.

Here are the top four considerations every HSE professional should make when considering a new platform for their health and safety initiatives:

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Upcoming conferences for NeoSystems

  • by drupalweb - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:03

The NeoSystems team will be showcasing the newest features of ITRAK Safety and Compliance software throughout the US and Canada this Spring & Summer.

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Agricultural Safety Week Aims to Improve Safety Initiatives on Farms

  • by Rory Hughes - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 15:46

This week (March 12 to 18) is Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, the annual awareness and education campaign targeting safety in agriculture. With a focus on improving safety initiatives on farms, the campaign is encouraging adults in the the agriculture industry to lead by example, communicate and demonstrate proper safety procedures, and develop safety plans that are personalized for their operations.

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