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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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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
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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Manufacturing
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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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Construction and Engineering
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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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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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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
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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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
With our Audits and Inspections solution, you can schedule and assign standardized Audits and Inspections. Allocate corrective actions and track the progress of remediation efforts.
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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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Training Tracker Guide
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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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Fatigue Management Guide
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Mining, Oil and Gas
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 Workplace Health and Safety that are unique to the Mining Industry.
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Mining, Oil and Gas Safety Guide
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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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Manufacturing Safety Guide
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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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Health and Community Services
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 Workplace Health and Safety that are unique to the Health and Community Services Industry.
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On Safer Grounds: An Exploration of a Safety Manager's Role

In industries like construction, manufacturing, and chemicals, there's an important figure who stands as the guardian of safety and well-being: the safety manager. But what exactly does this role entail?

What is a Safety Manager?

A safety manager is a professional tasked with the paramount responsibility of ensuring that workplace environments aren't just operational, but are also safe, adhere strictly to regulations, and are devoid of any potential hazards. 

Imagine a world where workplace accidents are frequent, where employees are constantly in fear for their well-being, and where companies are perpetually entangled in legal battles over safety violations. This would be the scenario without safety managers. 

What Are the Responsibilities of a Safety Manager

(What should a safety manager do?)

Safety manager’s role is multifaceted, encompassing a range of responsibilities that ensure the smooth and safe functioning of a workplace. Let's delve deeper into the key responsibilities that define this role.

Risk Assessment:

Picture a detective meticulously examining a crime scene, identifying clues, and piecing together a narrative. This is akin to the role of a safety manager when it comes to risk assessment. Their primary duty is to scan the workplace environment, identify potential hazards lurking in the shadows, and assess the risks associated with them. It's not just about spotting the obvious dangers; it's about foreseeing potential threats and mitigating them before they manifest. This proactive approach ensures that the workplace remains a haven of safety.

Develop Safety Protocols:

Based on the identified risks, they should develop, implement, and maintain safety protocols and procedures to mitigate these hazards.

Training and Education:

Knowledge is power, and in the context of workplace safety, it's the power to prevent accidents. Safety managers don the hat of educators, conducting regular training sessions that arm employees with the knowledge they need to protect themselves and their colleagues. These sessions cover a gamut of topics, from basic safety protocols to emergency procedures. It's not just about imparting information; it's about fostering a culture of safety where every individual is both a student and a guardian of workplace well-being.

Regulatory Compliance:

Navigating the labyrinth of safety regulations can be daunting. But for Safety Managers, it's all in a day's work. They ensure that the company is not just compliant but is in harmony with local, state, and federal safety regulations. This adherence is not just about avoiding legal repercussions; it's a testament to the company's commitment to safety. By ensuring compliance, Safety Managers shield the organization from potential legal pitfalls and reinforce its reputation as a responsible entity.

Emergency Response Planning:

They should formulate and regularly update emergency response plans. This involves coordinating drills, ensuring the availability of emergency equipment, and establishing communication channels for crises.

Incident Investigation:

In the event of an accident or near-miss, the Safety Manager should lead the investigation to determine its cause, document findings, and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

Promote Safety Culture:

Beyond protocols and training, they should foster a culture of safety within the organization. This involves engaging with employees, addressing their concerns, and promoting a mindset where safety is a shared responsibility.

Liaise with External Agencies:

Safety Managers should maintain communication with external agencies such as fire departments, health departments, and regulatory bodies. This ensures that the organization is aligned with external safety standards and can benefit from external expertise.

Maintain Records:

They should keep detailed records of all safety-related activities, including training sessions, incident reports, inspections, and equipment maintenance logs.

Continuous Improvement:

Safety is an evolving field. A Safety Manager should stay abreast of the latest safety technologies, methodologies, and best practices. They should seek opportunities to enhance the organization's safety measures continually.

What Three Qualities a Safety Manager Should Have

What sets apart a truly exceptional safety manager from a mediocre one? It's a blend of innate qualities and cultivated skills. Let's explore the three essential qualities that every Safety Manager should embody.

  1. Detail-Oriented: Imagine a jeweller, scrutinizing a gem under a magnifying glass, catching every minute imperfection. This level of meticulousness is what defines a safety manager's approach to their role. A keen eye for detail is non-negotiable. Overlooking even the tiniest safety concern can snowball into significant accidents. It's about catching the small discrepancies before they escalate, ensuring that every nook and cranny of the workplace is aligned with safety standards. In the realm of safety, the devil truly is in the details.
  1. Effective Communication: A safety manager's knowledge and insights are of little value if they cannot be communicated effectively. They must be adept at conveying safety protocols, not just clearly, but persuasively. It's about ensuring that every employee, from the intern to the CEO, understands and values the importance of safety measures. This requires the ability to tailor communication styles to different audiences, ensuring that the message is not just heard, but internalized. In essence, a Safety Manager is also a storyteller, weaving the narrative of safety into the fabric of the organization.
  1. Problem-Solving Skills: The world of safety is riddled with challenges and unforeseen issues. When faced with a safety concern, a safety manager cannot afford to be paralyzed by indecision. They need to be adept problem solvers, equipped with the skills to find efficient and effective solutions. This requires a blend of analytical thinking, creativity, and decisiveness. It's about diagnosing the root cause of a problem and crafting solutions that are both practical and innovative.

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