Best Practices

Why digitize Warehouse Pallet Rack Inspections?

Why digitize Warehouse Pallet Rack Inspection Schedules? Andy Pritchard  |   March 28, 2022  |    5 min read Warehouse Rack Inspections are required by law in most jurisdictions and paper-based processes leave too much to chance. Workflow Management software helps to increase compliance by ensuring the inspections are completed correctly, while also reducing time, resource and…

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What is Root Cause Analysis and how does software help?

What is Root Cause Analysis and how does software help? Andy Pritchard  |   March 24, 2022  |    5 min read Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a process that is usually required as part of other larger processes. Whether you are performing a CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) for a product defect or an Incident…

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How to remove wasted administration time from your audits

How to remove wasted administration time from your auditing process Andy Pritchard  |   March 23, 2022  |    5 min read Audits are usually required by law, can include layers of complexity and stiff fines if completed incorrectly. Digitization helps to elevate engagement, simplify administration and ensure compliance requirements are met.  How do Audits work? Audits…

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Why digitize your employee training program?

Why digitize your employee training program? Andy Pritchard  |   March 23, 2022  |    4 min read Employee Training & Recertification programs can have a lot of moving parts, which makes them complex and hard to manage. Training program content can require updates as things change. Scheduled training sessions can be missed resulting in compliance…

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What are F-tags and why digitize them?

What are F-tags and why digitize them? Andy Pritchard  |   March 17, 2022  |    4 min read F-tag is a visual work order system where staff apply paper tags to machines when a process abnormality is observed. “F” stands for Fuguai, which is Japanese word that means “deviation” or “abnormality”. F-tags can be for…

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What is a PTW system and why is it important?

What is a PTW system and why is it important? Andy Pritchard  |    Mar 8, 2022  |    4 min read A Permit to Work (PTW) system is a formal documented system, used to control high-risk, nonstandardized activities. They are usually issued by a manager or supervisor and allow a person or group of…

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WEBINAR: Common Permit to Work challenges and how software solves them.

Webinar Work Permits Common Permit to Work challenges and how software solves them. Permit To Work (PTW) systems help to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and enhance worker safety by requiring project managers to assess potential risks and work through action plans before they execute the work. Using paper forms to complete the PTW application…

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Why are paper forms insufficient for inspection schedules?

Digitizing an inspection schedule takes some effort, so you want to get it right the first time. As you have probably discovered if you’re managing an inspection schedule, paper forms are not ideal for ensuring inspections are completed correctly and on time.

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How to simplify inspection schedules

Your front line staff are busy and your inspections are important. Simplification goes a long way to ensuring inspections get done on-time and correctly.

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What are the 7 steps of autonomous maintenance?

Quick overview of the 7 steps of Autonomous Maintenance from Increasing Operator Knowledge to Establishing Continuous Improvement and everything in between.

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