How Technology is Improving Construction Site Safety

Technology is constantly improving the way the construction industry operates. Smartphones and mobile apps have made communication and collaboration on projects easier. Building Information Modeling (BIM) improves project visualization, makes scheduling more efficient and reduces waste and rework. One aspect that often goes overlooked is how technology can be leveraged to improve construction site safety. Construction remains one of the deadliest occupations with 937 worker deaths in 2015, according to the most recent Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) . This has been changing in the past few years as companies realize that technology can b

4 ways Health & Safety Mobile Apps are changing the OHS game

We all know that poor OHS compliance leads to low staff engagement, high turnover, lawsuits, fines, damage to a company’s brand and of course, their bottom line. So of course it makes sense to get your health and safety compliance running smoothly. Yet far too many industries are fraught with poorly defined procedures, employees uncertain about accountabilities, and little or no formality to recording and reporting occupational health and safety issues. An independent study by US company BLR found that nearly 50% of OHS professionals still use paper forms, while in Australia and NZ, a complicated series of Excel spreadsheets is still the primary method of recording vital health and safety c

Why Cash Flow Forecasting Is Crucial for Small Businesses

Having enough cash to run your business is often the key difference between staying afloat and filing for bankruptcy. Yet, even with accounting solutions becoming more accessible than ever, many small businesses still find it difficult to consistently and accurately forecast their cash flow. What is cash flow forecasting? Cash flow forecasting is about predicting when money will move in and out of your bank account in the future. With online banking and app development, it’s now relatively quick and easy to see how much cash you have in the bank today, but if you want to know what your bank balance will be next week, next month, or next quarter, you need either a list of all planned income a

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