Safety Management

Making Better Continuous Improvement Data Available Via Digital Transformation

Juan is a process engineer with a decade of experience helping CPG manufacturers implement continuous improvement processes. In his latest role he found himself working at a small division of a large national food manufacturer that was just taking its first steps towards lean manufacturing and operational excellence.

Juan’s goal was to support the implementation of a lean manufacturing system into his new employer’s plant. To do that he needed data on production, productivity, and other general metrics and inputs required for OEE calculations.

For Juan to help, he needed data.

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100+ year-old syrup manufacturer gets machine rolling faster with Weever

Monin was drowning in paper and looking for a system that would ensure compliant workflows and automate KPI reporting insights to inform continuous process improvement, all without overwhelming operators. Weever started with Production Readiness Reports at one location and within 5 months was used across departments and all facilities in North America. The main benefit Monin realized was time savings, which resulted in a cascading positive impact, including faster production lines and enabling managers to focus less on report administration and more on product quality, abnormality reporting, and overall facility improvement.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Autonomous Maintenance

Instructions, customer stories and best practices on setting up and
managing an effective BBSO program to help you avoid over 90% of
workplace incidents that result from at-risk behaviors.

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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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Behavior-Based Safety Observations (BBSO) Ultimate Guide

Instructions, customer stories and best practices on setting up and
managing an effective BBSO program to help you avoid over 90% of
workplace incidents that result from at-risk behaviors.

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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 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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