Using technology to streamline your workplace hazard identification and assessment process

Workplace hazards that aren’t identified can not be eliminated or controlled. For this reason, hazard identification is the cornerstone of any health and safety program. What is a hazard? According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), a hazard is a potential source of injury, illness or damage, to people, structures, equipment […]

Getting the most out of your Corrective and Preventative Actions plan

The goal of Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) plan is to improve an organization’s success rate in resolving root causes of incidents and hazards. CAPA plans do this by correcting internal processes that allow ineffective assignment and management of corrective actions. Assigning corrective actions is a standard step in any incident and hazard investigation process, because […]