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Mobile Worker Management
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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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Transport and Logistics
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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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Health and Community Services
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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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Prevention through Prediction: Navigating EHS Management with Leading Indicators

Leading indicators are proactive tools used in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) management to measure and track performance and predict future outcomes. They provide early warning signs and help organizations identify potential safety hazards. This allows them to take corrective action before incidents occur. Examples of leading indicators include near misses, hazard observations, training participation, and management of change.

Leading indicators are critical components of an effective EHS management system. They help organizations identify and address safety issues before they become serious problems. This results in a safer work environment and a more proactive approach to EHS management. By using leading indicators, organizations can reduce the number of incidents and injuries, improve safety culture, and increase employee engagement.

Discovering Danger Before Disaster: An Overview of Leading Indicators in EHS Management

Near Misses

A near miss is an event that could have resulted in harm, injury, or damage but was avoided due to chance or other factors. Near-miss reporting is an important leading indicator as it provides valuable information about potential hazards in the workplace. By tracking and analyzing near-miss data, organizations can identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.

Hazard Observations

Hazard observations are a leading indicator that focuses on identifying and reporting potential hazards in the workplace. Employees are encouraged to report any hazards they observe, and this data is then analyzed to determine areas for improvement. By tracking and addressing hazard observations, organizations can reduce the likelihood of incidents and injuries.

Inspections

Inspections are another type of leading indicator used in EHS management. They involve regular and systematic evaluations of work areas and processes to identify potential hazards and evaluate compliance with EHS policies and regulations. Inspections can be conducted by internal staff or external inspectors. They are an essential tool for identifying and addressing potential hazards.

Training Participation

Training participation is a leading indicator that measures the extent to which employees are engaged in EHS By tracking and analyzing training participation data, organizations can identify areas for improvement and ensure that all employees are adequately trained on EHS policies and procedures.

Management of Change

Management of change is a leading indicator that measures the effectiveness of processes for managing changes in the workplace. This includes changes to processes, equipment, products, and other elements that can impact EHS. By tracking and analyzing data related to the management of change, organizations can ensure that all changes are made in a safe and controlled manner, minimizing the risk of incidents and injuries.

Comparison with Lagging Indicators

Leading indicators are often contrasted with lagging indicators, which measure outcomes after the fact. Examples of lagging indicators include the number of incidents and injuries that occur, the cost of claims, and the number of lost work days. While lagging indicators provide valuable information, they are reactive and do not provide the early warning signs that leading indicators do. By transforming lagging indicators into leading indicators, organizations can take a proactive approach to EHS management and reduce the number of incidents and injuries.

Importance and Impact of Leading Indicators

Early Warning System

Leading indicators serve as an early warning system for organizations, providing valuable information about potential hazards and allowing them to take corrective action before incidents occur. By tracking and analyzing data related to near misses, hazard observations, and other leading indicators, organizations can identify areas for improvement and reduce the likelihood of incidents and injuries.

Proactive Approach

Leading indicators enable organizations to take a proactive approach to EHS management, rather than a reactive one. By using leading indicators, organizations can identify and address potential hazards before they become serious problems. This proactive approach also helps organizations continuously improve their EHS management practices.

Improved Safety Culture

A strong safety culture is an important factor in reducing the number of incidents and injuries in the workplace. Leading indicators such as training participation and hazard observations help foster a safety culture. This increases employee engagement and promotes a focus on proactive EHS management.

Increased Employee Engagement

Leading indicators also help increase employee engagement in EHS management. By encouraging employees to report near misses and hazard observations, organizations can foster a culture of safety and improve employee engagement.

Reduced Incidents and Injuries

The ultimate goal of leading indicators is to reduce the number of incidents and injuries in the workplace. Leading indicators provide early warning signs so you can stop an incident from happening.  As a result, organizations can improve their EHS performance, reduce the cost of claims, and create a safer work environment for employees.

How to use an EHS management system to be proactive rather than reactive?

An EHS management system can be used to be proactive rather than reactive by following these steps:

Data Tracking

An EHS management system allows organizations to track and analyze data related to leading indicators such as near misses, hazard observations, inspections, training participation, and management of change. This information can be used to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.

Integration with Other Systems

An EHS management system can be integrated with other systems, such as HR and quality management systems, to provide a comprehensive view of workplace safety. This allows organizations to take a proactive approach to EHS management, as it provides a single source of data and reduces the risk of data silos.

Automated Reporting and Alerts

An EHS management system can automate the reporting process, providing real-time data and alerts to potential hazards. This allows organizations to respond quickly and effectively to potential hazards, reducing the risk of incidents and injuries.

Continuous Improvement

An EHS management system can be used to measure and track progress over time, allowing organizations to continuously improve their EHS processes and procedures. This proactive approach to EHS management helps reduce the number of incidents and injuries and improve overall workplace safety.

SafetyIQ is a cloud-based EHS software that transforms traditional safety programs from reactive to proactive. Our software suite streamlines the process of incident prevention, enabling you to identify potential hazards before they result in harm.  Say goodbye to lagging indicators and hello to a proactive approach to EHS management. Get started with SafetyIQ today and keep your workplace safe.

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