At the heart of SafeWorkPro is a push to make Australian businesses more competitive through quicker, safer and more compliant risk management. SafeWorkPro can boost business productivity and streamline backend administration, all without undermining Safe Work.
So what is it exactly?
SafeWorkPro is a digital tool that allows businesses to manage their risk assessments and safe work method statements (SWMS) on smartphone and tablet devices. It was designed in detailed consultation with Cole Contracting – a Brisbane based electrical contractor with over 17 years experience in the industry. In their time working on commercial and industrial electrical equipment, communication systems and switchboards, Cole Contracting became all too familiar with the costly red tape associated with risk management.
How does SafeWorkPro benefit workers?
It’s a pretty simple process but one that cuts out the paperwork involved – saving time and stress. Workers log into SafeWorkPro via the digital tool that’s available for download on both Android and iOS platforms. The worker then goes through the various steps involved with the traditional paper-based risk assessment process but instead chooses pre-determined options for each hazard, selects the appropriate SWMS and control measure.
How does SafeWorkPro benefit managers?
Through SafeWorkPro construction managers are provided with a dashboard feature that allows them to manage their workforce’s OHS commitments. With this feature, managers can see:
- Who is (and is not) filling out their risk assessments?
- When the risk assessments are being filled out?
- Who is working on the highest risk activities?
- How many risk assessments have been filled out (over any time period)?
This gives managers a real time insight into their business that the paper-based method cannot. Moreover, because the completed risk assessment form is saved as a PDF file, displaying compliance during an audit is as quick and easy as sending an email. All this instant communication between workers and managers is achieved in complete compliance with the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011.
To setup your SafeWorkPro account, some initial information will need to be entered first. This includes the account information of each worker, the SWMS documents the business uses and the job locations where high risk work will be conducted. The setup does not take long but if you require any help, please feel free to contact us.
Other than that, if you would like more information on SafeWorkPro and the risk assessment process, check out our Blog.