Safety inspections are designed and executed with one goal in mind: to keep employees healthy. It’s an important job… but if your team is just collecting data that goes nowhere and doesn’t make a difference to your organization, it can start to feel like a meaningless task.
Usually, this feeling of meaninglessness happens when the act of documenting info becomes the focus. Your inspectors record observations on a paper form or spreadsheet, then file it to be reviewed at some point in the future. But there’s no immediate response to those observations. Instead of having an immediate impact, the documentation gets passed along before someone is assigned to take action. It’s inefficient, and could be the difference between a safe workplace and one where a small problem grows into big hazards.
And think about it: in the grand scheme of things, all that data could be extremely valuable for tracking trends and improving safety procedures. If those documents end up in a file cabinet or buried in a folder on someone’s hard drive, time spent conducting inspections and filling out paperwork isn’t being used to its full potential. Mobile Inspection safety software, on the other hand, can make the difference between a one-time inspection and a system of continuous improvement.
“Mobile inspection safety software, on the other hand, can make the difference between a one-time inspection and a system of continuous improvement.”