An effective safety plan ensures that when a task is carried out at workplace, every precaution has been taken to reduce the likelihood of an incident that leaves someone injured or worse. Try applying the following Five-Step Safety Plan for successful safety management at your organization:

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Step One: Safety Audit

Perform a comprehensive safety audit to evaluate compliance with the standards and regulations. This helps identify gap areas on which safety and environmental performance needs improvement.

Step Two: Action Plan

Based on the results of the Safety Audit, launch a corrective/preventive action plan that addresses the root cause of the issues facing your organization. Predict360’s system recommends the rollout of corrective and preventative actions through three modules: 1) Training 2) Incident/Case Management 3) Expert advisory services through our network of top 10% experts in the subject matter.

Step Three: Safety Program Responsibilities & Key Roles

Develop Safety Program Responsibilities for all levels of the organization to provide a foundation for building the safety system.

Step Four: Management and Employee Safety Training

Train the line management to support, take responsibility of, and be accountable for the success of the safety system. For training employees on applicable safety topics, use computer-based training alongside regular line management “safety talks” with the department (5-10 minute daily/weekly talks) covering the same topic.

Step Five: The Safety Plan

A safety plan is necessary to provide a phased approach to achieving safety success. The safety plan should be developed with input from key functional areas, communicated throughout the organization and then regularly reviewed to ensure the plan is effectively being met.

Predict360’s Safety Management System streamlines health and safety processes and best practices to effectively manage all aspects of an organization’s safety program with incident and regulatory reporting. It enables organizations to collect, store, track and collaborate on safety compliance-related incidents. It has a built-in investigation feature that is tied back to the incident, which streamlines corrective and preventive actions (CAPA).

About the company

360factors, Inc. (Austin, TX) helps companies improve business performance by reducing risk and ensuring compliance. Predict360, its flagship software product, vertically integrates regulations and requirements, policies and procedures management, risks and controls, audit management and inspections, and on-line training and qualifications, in a single cloud-based platform based on artificial intelligence.

360factors EHS Services offers environmental consulting services in the areas of air, water, and waste permitting and compliance, site investigation and remediation, environmental and dredge material sampling and evaluation, engineering and geology, expert testimony, health and safety, and operational risk management. Its Managed Services incorporate outsourced risk and compliance services using Predict360.

 

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