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Journey Management
Our Journey Management solution provides centralised visibility of your mobile workers, automated emergency escalations and helps reduce the number of accidents, injuries and delays among mobile workers.

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Lone Worker Management
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Lone Worker Management
Our Lone Worker solution provides complete visibility no matter where your workers are, effective communication with periodic check-ins and a fast and reliable emergency escalation process.
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EHS Management
Incident Reporting
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EHS Management
Our Incident Reporting solution helps you prevent workplace injuries by capturing crucial details, assigning corrective actions, and safety trend analysis with data-driven insights.

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Hazard Identification
With our Hazard Identification solution, you can capture, prioritize and control workplace hazards. Unlike paper-based solutions, anyone can report a hazard while working out in the field. The report is done quickly and from any mobile or web-based device.
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Safety Observations Guide
Our safety observation solution offers real-time communication, ensuring swift action on safety concerns. It streamlines and improves employee safety, empowering safety managers to proactively mitigate risks and drive a safer work environment.
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Audits and Inspections Guide
With our Audits & Inspections solution, you can schedule and assign standardized Audits & Inspections. Allocate corrective actions and track the progress of remediation efforts.
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Fatigue Management
Alertness Tracking
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Fatigue Management
Our proactive Fatigue Management solution uses a game-like quiz to identify when your people are struggling with alertness, a leading indicator of fatigue.
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Training Tracker
Our Training Tracking solution simplifies the complexities of safety training scheduling. Build out training curriculums by site, role or project and rely on automated training reminders and renewals.
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Mining, Oil and Gas
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Ensure your mining operations meet the highest standards of safety and compliance with SafetyIQ. Our proactive safety management is specifically configured to manage all elements of Work Health and Safety that are unique to the Mining Industry.
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Ou safety software empowers the manufacturing industry to create safer, healthier, and more productive workspaces. We help you to truly become the guardian of your workforce's safety, protecting the backbone of your organization from the risks that could grind your progress to a halt.
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Our safety management solution was built manage all elements of Work Health and Safety that are unique to the Construction Industry including safety processes for workers that travel or work alone, with a comprehensive EHS Management tool.
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We help Transport and Logistics companies to streamline incident reporting, real-time monitoring of drivers, enhance compliance management, and enable data-driven decision-making. Experience a safer and more efficient operation with SafetyIQ.
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We help Health and Community Services Organisations meet the highest standards of safety and compliance. Our Safety management platform is specifically configured to manage all elements of Work Health and Safety that are unique to the Health and Community Services Industry.
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Journey Management
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Lone Worker Management
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Incident Reporting
Our Incident Reporting solution helps you prevent workplace injuries by capturing crucial details, assigning corrective actions, and safety trend analysis with data-driven insights.

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Hazard Identification
With our Hazard Identification solution, you can capture, prioritize and control workplace hazards. Unlike paper-based solutions, anyone can report a hazard while working out in the field. The report is done quickly and from any mobile or web-based device.
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Safety Observations
Our Safety Observation solution offers real-time communication, ensuring swift action on safety concerns. It streamlines and improves employee safety, empowering safety managers to proactively mitigate risks and drive a safer work environment.
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Audits and Inspections
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Training Tracker
Our Training Tracking solution simplifies the complexities of safety training scheduling. Build out training curriculums by site, role or project and rely on automated training reminders and renewals.
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Fatigue Management
Our proactive Fatigue Management solution uses a game-like quiz to identify when your people are struggling with alertness, a leading indicator of fatigue.
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Manufacturing
Our safety software empowers the manufacturing industry to create safer, healthier, and more productive workspaces. We help you to truly become the guardian of your workforce's safety, protecting the backbone of your organization from the risks that could grind your progress to a halt.
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Construction and Engineering
Our safety management solution was built to manage all elements of Workplace Health and Safety that are unique to the Construction Industry including safety processes for workers that travel or work alone, with a comprehensive Safety Management Platform.
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Transport and Logistics
We help Transport and Logistics companies to streamline incident reporting, real-time monitoring of drivers, enhance compliance management, and enable data-driven decision-making. Experience a safer and more efficient operation with SafetyIQ.
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Internal Audit: The Types, 4Cs and Importance

In any organization, the safety and well-being of its workers are paramount. But how do companies ensure that their workplace is not just productive but also safe? This is where the concept of a workplace safety audit comes into play.

What is a Workplace Safety Audit?

A workplace safety audit is a rigorous and objective evaluation of an organization's safety protocols, equipment, and environment. It's about ensuring that every corner of the workplace, every process, and every piece of equipment is geared towards safeguarding the health and well-being of its workers.

Imagine it as a safety net, meticulously woven to catch any potential hazards or risks that might compromise the safety of the workers.

What are Three Types of Internal Audits?

Beyond the visible safety signs and equipment, internal audits play a pivotal role in ensuring that workplaces are not just productive, but also safe havens for employees.

1. Operational Safety Audits

This type of audit evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization's safety operations and processes. It's not just about checking if safety helmets are available, but whether they are being used correctly and consistently. One great example is the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Program. IOSA is a globally acknowledged evaluation framework aimed at examining the operational management and oversight mechanisms of an airline.

Why it Matters: Operational safety audits ensure that the day-to-day activities of an organization prioritize worker safety. From the machinery's operation to the cleanliness of the pantry, every operation is scrutinized to ensure it aligns with safety standards.

2. Financial Safety Audits

At first glance, finances and safety might seem worlds apart. However, this audit type verifies the accuracy of financial allocations towards safety measures, training, and equipment. It ensures that funds allocated for safety aren't misused or misallocated.

Why it Matters: A lapse in financial allocation can lead to outdated safety equipment or inadequate training sessions. By ensuring that every penny meant for safety is used correctly, financial safety audits play a crucial role in preventing potential hazards.

3. Compliance Safety Audits

This audit assesses whether the organization adheres to both internal safety policies and external safety regulations. It's the bridge between the organization's safety protocols and the safety standards set by regulatory bodies.

Why it Matters: Non-compliance can lead to legal repercussions, financial penalties, and, most importantly, jeopardized worker safety. Compliance safety audits ensure that the organization remains in sync with the ever-evolving safety standards, ensuring a safe working environment.

What are the 4C's of Internal Audit?

There's a compass that guides the way towards a safer, more secure workplace: the 4 C's of internal audit. These principles are not just about ensuring compliance or checking boxes; they are the pillars that uphold the sanctity of worker safety.

1. Coverage

Coverage ensures that every nook and cranny of the organization, from the executive boardroom to the factory floor, is audited for safety measures and protocols.

Safety Spotlight: Imagine a scenario where only the main office areas are audited, leaving out storage rooms or basements. Such oversight can lead to potential hazards. Comprehensive coverage ensures that every area is safe and secure for all employees.

2. Competence

Competence emphasizes the skills, knowledge, and expertise of the auditors. It's not just about knowing the rules but understanding the nuances of workplace safety.

Safety Spotlight: A competent auditor can differentiate between a safety protocol that's just on paper and one that's actively practiced. Their expertise ensures that safety measures are not just implemented but are effective and efficient.

3. Communication

Effective communication ensures that audit findings, recommendations, and safety protocols are clearly conveyed to all stakeholders, from top management to the newest recruit.

Safety Spotlight: Imagine discovering a potential hazard but not communicating it effectively. The risk remains. Clear communication ensures that safety measures are understood, implemented, and practiced by everyone.

4. Continuous Improvement

The world of workplace safety is ever-evolving. Continuous improvement ensures that audit methodologies and safety protocols are regularly updated to meet the latest standards and challenges.

Safety Spotlight: A safety measure that was effective five years ago might be outdated today. By embracing continuous improvement, organizations ensure that they are always at the forefront of workplace safety, adapting to new challenges and technologies.

Why is Internal Audit Important?

Let's delve deeper into internal audit’s pivotal role in shaping a secure and efficient work environment.

Risk Management
Internal audits play a pivotal role in identifying and mitigating potential risks that can adversely impact the organization and its workers.

Imagine a factory where machinery hasn't been inspected for wear and tear. This audit identifies such risks, ensuring timely maintenance to prevent accidents. By proactively spotting these hazards, the audit safeguards both the organization's assets and its invaluable human resources.

Operational Efficiency
Beyond just identifying risks, internal audits assist in streamlining processes, eliminating redundancies, and improving overall operational efficiency, all while keeping safety at the forefront.

An efficient workflow isn't just about productivity; it's about safety. A cluttered warehouse can be a hazard. Through these audits, processes are refined, ensuring that workers can perform their tasks safely and efficiently.

Compliance Assurance
Internal audits ensure that the organization remains compliant with internal safety policies and external safety regulations, thereby avoiding potential legal and financial repercussions.

Regulations exist for a reason. They set the standard for safety. Through these audits, organizations ensure they're not just meeting but often exceeding these standards, ensuring a safe environment for all workers.

Stakeholder Assurance
Internal audits provide assurance to stakeholders, from top management to the newest recruit, that safety is a top priority. It fosters trust, showing that the organization values its people.

When workers know that their safety is regularly audited and prioritized, it boosts morale and trust. They can focus on their tasks, knowing they're in a safe environment, leading to increased productivity and job satisfaction.

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