Many companies employ safety management systems (SMS) to great effect. Some model their systems off the ISO 9001 standards (OHSAS 18001), others use the ANSI Z10 standard, and others simply create their own. Regardless, when coupled with an advanced analytics solution, an SMS process can return world-class safety results by predicting and preventing workplace injuries. Let’s take a look at what is available today, and what might be available soon, as technology advancements are achieved.
We’ll do this by reviewing the basic phases of an SMS process, as described to me by the safety manager of a location that was awarded the highest safety rating across his $27 billion company’s global operations, and how such a process can be supported by advanced and predictive analytics. Read the full article here.