04 Oct Companies See Sharp Rise In Safety And Operational Reporting After Arming Employees With WorkplaceAware App
WorkplaceAware, an app and web-based safety and operations reporting solution, has dramatically increased the number of near miss and safety issue reports submitted by employees at workplaces like Rehrig Pacific Company, a large-scale injection molding company and Paperworks Industries, a full-service packing provider. Paperworks Industries reports a 300 percent increase in hazard reporting over using paper reports. Both companies report the app proves effective at reducing accidents and creating a culture in which everyone feels responsible for maintaining a safer workplace.
“The more eyes looking at safety, the better off we are,” states Jon Harley, C I & Safety Manager, Rehrig Pacific. “WorkplaceAware is a great tool for eliminating hazards in the workplace. Our employees use it 24/7 and it’s helped us avoid situations in which someone could’ve been hurt. Since July 2015, we’ve resolved 1,400 safety concerns, most of they submitted by our employees through WorkplaceAware. We’ve never seen anything like the app. It’s one of the best things to happen in manufacturing safety in 15 years.”
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