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EHS Software Problem #4 – That’s Not How We Do It Anymore!

In our work with companies implementing or changing their EHS Software, we often hear this quote or a variation of it: “We used to do that, but now all incidents are required to be reviewed by the plant manager before being closed out.” When we hear this, we very quickly hear some combination of the below: We have changed our investigation methodology We have changed our incident management process We have changed our action item process Our tracking system/software is inflexible and cannot be changed to match our evolving safety culture We have identified new processes that we want [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|EHS Software Services, Uncategorized|0 Comments

EHS Software Problem #3 – There are Still Manual Processes

In our work with companies implementing or changing their EHS Software, we often hear this quote or a variation of it: “We have millions of dollars invested in EHS Software, but so much of our data about incidents is still in spreadsheets and email attachments” Here is the typical scenario: A company invests millions of dollars in an EHS software package. This includes license fees, training, setup, configuration and change management. A lot of time and effort were invested by employees and high priced consultants. Rollout and adoption were a bit rocky. Now you have had the system in [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|EHS Software Services|0 Comments

Top 10 EHS Software Problems Companies Have

In our work with EHS software systems, these are the top ten problems we hear from our clients: 1) Invested in an EHS enterprise system and are only using part of the functionality – for some companies, the investment in an EHS software package can exceed $10M just to get started. It is not unheard of to have an annual total maintenance cost over $2M a year. That is a lot of money, even for big oil. Are companies getting the full benefit when the processes reflected in the software were accurate 4 years ago, but no longer are? [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|EHS Software Services|0 Comments