New Enterprise Cloud Solution to Ensure More Accurate Safety Inspections by Enabling Mobile Data Acquisition, Automating Reporting, and Driving Deficiency Closure
FAIRFIELD, Calif., June 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChemSW, Inc. has announced Safety Inspection Live(TM), a new enterprise cloud solution that enables users to perform safety inspections using the most popular mobile handheld devices such as Apple(R) iPhones(R), iPads(R), Google(R) Android(TM), etc. By eliminating duplicate transcription processes and enabling users to enter inspection data at the time of inspection, Safety Inspection Live ensures greater data accuracy and more efficient inspection management and reporting.
Facility, Safety and Laboratory Managers can plan inspection schedules and points of inspection while inspectors can use a mobile handheld device to record inspection information directly to Safety Inspection Live.
"Laboratory, facility and safety professionals have been asking us for a flexible, easy-to-use tool to help record inspections, track deficiencies, and report the results. So we developed a software tool that enables them to use their inspection checklist forms in an electronic format and conduct safety inspections anywhere, anytime they want," states Brian Stafford, President of ChemSW.
"Most safety inspections are conducted using a clipboard," he continues. "The data is typically transcribed into an electronic spreadsheet for reporting--a laborious and error-prone process. Our new Safety Inspection Live solution eliminates those issues. Now, lab and facility managers can manage their inspection programs online and use smartphones or tablets for recording the inspection observations--from personal safety equipment to laboratory work area inspections--and input real-time data instantly into Safety Inspection Live for reporting and inspection management. It's fast, simple, and accurate."
According to Dave Hessler, ChemSW's Vice President of Technology, "Right now, organizations are inspecting many different items and performing those inspections in many different ways. Safety Inspection Live enables all these different inspections to continue to be collected by different people at different times but now contained in a central database instead of scattered all over the organization in a variety of formats."
"Safety Inspection Live is unique in a number of ways," Hessler adds. "It's the first tool of its kind built from the ground up to model and collect inspection data and also allow common reporting parameters. It is extremely flexible not only regarding what is being inspected but also controls when inspections are scheduled and where inspections are conducted. The central reporting capability is outstanding. The ability to perform remote data collection using smart mobile devices cuts the time it takes to perform and report inspections."
"Previously labs have approached inspection needs with paper-based solutions," explains Hessler. "The problem with such an approach is that it's hard to know what's been done, hard to find the paper inspection later on, and hard to prove that you've been doing the inspection. Safety Inspection Live not only enables the use of existing inspection checklists; it enables the use of real-time inspection data; and provides complete visibility for deficiency tracking."
Safety Inspection Live delivers a wide range of improvements to an organization's safety inspection program, including:
- Use existing, familiar inspection checklists in an electronic format
- Accurately and efficiently input data directly to one inspection database
- Efficiently track and manage inspection observations and corrective actions
- Reduce time spent planning and updating safety inspections
- Easily identify and maintain inspection schedules, routes, and locations
- Eliminate data transcription tasks and errors
- Automate email notifications (scheduled and event triggered)
- Complete inspection history with audit trail tracking
Safety Inspection Live is the newest application in the family of SaaS (Software as a Service) and cloud-delivered vertical offerings from ChemSW, and provides users with an enterprise-level solution at an eminently affordable low cost of entry.
For details, visit http://www.chemsw.com/Software-and-Solutions/Inspection-Maintenance/SI- Live.aspx or call (707) 864-0845.
Founded over two decades ago, ChemSW is a leading provider of chemical and biochemical inventory management systems, MSDS systems and other chemistry laboratory software and services. ChemSW's wide range of products enables organizations to efficiently manage assets and processes. ChemSW supports over 10,000 customers in more than 40 countries throughout the world. For more information, visit www.ChemSW.com or call +1 707-864-0845.
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