Employee Engagement

What is Autonomous Maintenance?

Autonomous Maintenance, or AM, is part of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) school of Lean Manufacturing. It is one of the 8 TPM pillars which aims to increase the productivity of a plant in a sustainable way.

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6 critical success factors of Behavior-Based Safety Observation Programs (BBSO)

Before you being rolling out your Behavior-Based Safety Observation program, you should consider the following questions. Determining the answers to these questions will ensure a flawless rollout and save time and headaches down the road.

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Behavior-Based Safety: A Brief History

The almost century-long history of Behavior-based safety began with research conducted by Herbert William Heinrich in the early thirties. Mr.Heinrich worked for Traveler’s Insurance Company in the early thirties. He reported that roughly 90% of all accidents, injuries, and illnesses were the result of what he called “worker errors.”*

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Focus on the “Running”, not the “Slippery Floor”

Behavior Based Safety Observation programs (or BBSOs) have a 50 year track record of helping staff identify at-risk behavior and helping build safety-first work cultures. Many companies struggle with their BBSO programs due to poor employee adoption, tedious paper-based processes, and difficulty viewing trends in their data. Today we will highlight some best practices from a safety leader who has made their facility safer with BBSO.

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A Digital Do-Over: Transforming a Failing BBSO Program with Tech

Michael is the HSE manager working in a medium-sized factory in New Jersey. He works for a Fortune 100 company that manufactures consumer packaged goods. Michael and his team were looking for ways to enhance their site safety, and after hearing so much about the benefits of Behavior-Based Safety Observations, they decided to take the plunge. They implemented their own BBSO program, rolling out a paper-based system. They built observation cards, trained their staff, and then waited for all the impactful data and culture change promised by BBSO.

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Martin SC saves over $70K per year with Weever

Weever specializes in digitizing operational workflows. We work with organizations of all shapes and sizes who are frustrated with paper forms and spreadsheets. They want to save money, become more efficient, and spend their time more wisely.

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Why digitize your paper-based operations?

Weever specializes in digitizing operational workflows. We work with organizations of all shapes and sizes who are frustrated with paper forms and spreadsheets. They want to save money, become more efficient, and spend their time more wisely.

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What are BBS Observations and how can software help?

What are BBS Observations and how can software help? Andy Pritchard  |   April 6, 2022  |    5 min read What are Behavior-Based Safety Observations? Behavior-Based Safety Observations (BBSO) are an integral part of modern, proactive safety programs. The goal is to reduce the number of incidents by recognizing safe behavior and eliminating unsafe practices…

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What is Software Localization?

What is Software Localization? Andy Pritchard  |   April 6, 2022  |    5 min read What is Software Localization? Localization in software refers to an application changing state based on the language settings selected by the user. Localization considerations can include currency denominations and all “local aspects” of a culture or geographic area that influence…

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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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