Canadian Occupational Safety

5-Star Safety Software

Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine is the premier workplace health and safety publication in Canada. We cover a wide range of topics ranging from office to heavy industry, and from general safety management to specific workplace hazards.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 1 of 4

SPECIAL REPORT 2 5-STAR SAFETY SOFTWARE OVER the years, health and safety processes in the workplace have evolved and become increasingly complex to navigate. This is not a bad thing. Increasing regulations and protocols around worker safety means that employees are more protected now than ever before. But safety compliance can be difficult for organizations that need to keep track of a large workforce, which is why software is becoming a crucial element of building a safer work environment. Although software itself cannot perform the work that humans usually do, it certainly makes tasks easier and faster. It's no surprise that a growing number of companies are prioritizing the use of such software in many aspects of their business operations. Safety software is designed to enable an organization to streamline and manage its safety protocols. This type of software can help monitor, organize, and analyze key data that can be used to optimize health and safety in the WHICH CRITERIA ARE MOST IMPORTANT IN YOUR CHOICE OF SAFETY SOFTWARE? ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF OHS TECHNOLOGY workplace. Solutions exist for various purposes, including compliance, risk management, and lone worker safety. Software aimed at tracking alcohol and drug use has also emerged in recent years. Although there is something for almost every need, finding the right software for an organization can be as tricky as applying safety protocols. In this report, COS highlights the top safety software that companies in Canada have found useful and reliable as they coped with disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Advanced solutions The use of cutting-edge tech is becoming prevalent in the Canadian safety milieu. Although adoption rates had been increasing even before the pandemic, the COVID-19 outbreak made certain types of software a necessity and accelerated their use among safety professionals. As droves of Canadian workers were "Advances in tech mean that in seconds, our software can search for, read and record data with an accuracy that is impossible for humans" Lisa Hallsworth, Rillea Technologies Value for money Ease of use Online/telephone help Overall effectiveness Ease of implementation 79% 90% 98% 98% 94%

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Canadian Occupational Safety - 5-Star Safety Software