Communicating your workplace health and safety values

Communicating your workplace health and safety values in the construction industry

Communicating your workplace health and safety values in the construction industry The first recommended culture action in the Construction Safety Competency Framework (as developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation) is to communicate company values to your workforce – “relate behaviours, decisions and attitudes that are expected, supported and valued by the company”. (We’ve listed all 9 culture actions here.) The purpose of this culture action is to embed safety as an everyday attitude, and to avoid the perception that

How can you improve your company’s safety culture?

How can you improve your company’s safety culture? “A safety culture is an organisational culture that places a high level of importance on safety beliefs, values and attitudes—and these are shared by the majority of people within the company or workplace. It can be characterised as ‘the way we do things around here’.”Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, 2013 Improving attitudes towards workplace health and safety requires an understanding of what influences an organisation’s culture. It is a change that requires leadership

The SignOnSite employee safety culture tool

The SignOnSite employee safety culture tool Quantifying the culture of safety on your sites is a complex task. In keeping with our mission of providing the construction industry with tools to keep people safe, we’ve created a free tool to do just that: capture insights into the safety culture at your organisation. The free Employee safety culture tool lets you: 1. Easily get sentiment from your workforce Staff can easily and quickly respond to the pre-made survey on their phone or any internet-connected device, including

Managing safety compliance on your sites

Managing safety compliance on your sites Over the years our amazing clients have shared loads of safety wisdom with us – from awesome innovations to the “oh crap” moments. Today, we look at one of the challenges they’ve faced and the lessons we learnt from them. An auditor came to site and to answer three questions: Who’s on site today?Are they all inducted?Do they understand the risks and hazards of this worksite? The site manager gathered his thoughts and responded to the auditor, confident

SignOnSite Release 2

What is Release 2? This June and July we’ve been working on turning more feedback from our customers into improvements in the SignOnSite system. The second release for our improvements this year is live! The Improvements Sites list – archived sites management Customers having been asking to get access to sites that are no longer active, to get desired data (like induction records or check attendance) without having to ask SignOnSite support team for one off requests or having to wait for a site

How Procore customers are using SignOnSite to deliver projects on time and on budget

How Procore customers are using SignOnSite to deliver projects on time and on budget Procore is a proven tool that contractors use to deliver projects better than ever before. With its project management, quality & safety, financial and field productivity features, construction companies and their stakeholders have become significantly more efficient and effective. To get the most out of their investment, a growing set of Procore customers are also implementing SignOnSite. There are 2 main reasons Procore customers also get SignOnSite: To enhance

Maximising productivity with proactive safety

Maximising productivity with proactive safety Construction industry leaders from around the world are focusing on safety to gain a competitive advantage. One of the methods to achieving this advantage is being proactive in implementing safety processes (to reduce the chance of an incident occurring) as opposed to reactive, where safety measures are put into place after an incident. All general contractors, subcontractors and tradespeople have an obligation to ensure that their workplaces comply with Workplace Health and Safety legislation. To some, it

Release 1

What is Release 1? Our customers give us amazing feedback and ideas on how to make SignOnSite better. Next to talking to our customers, our favourite thing to do is to take action. Release 1 is the culmination of that feedback and hard work by our Product and Development team. We’ve made 8 key improvements to SignOnSite to make work easier on work sites, and at the office. The Improvements Kiosk Inductions If you have a site induction form activated on your site, you can now allow

Why real time visibility has become 4.7 times more popular since 2016

Why real time visibility has become 4.7 times more popular since 2016 The interest in real time site visibility has increased by 471% since 2016 [Google Trends, see figure 1]. Figure 1. Data source: Google Trends Interest (yearly average of weekly interest) In 2016, the McKinsey Global Institute found the construction industry to be one of the least digitised industries in the world [source]. In the short time since then, the appetite for technology in the construction industry has dramatically