Every Business Requires Job Management Software

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Making sure your personnel are properly licensed, inducted, trained, and ready for work is an essential responsibility for every business manager.

LinkSafe is a software platform that lets you manage every aspect of these issues over a work site, or even a group of sites, so you can always be sure that you and your contractors are meeting compliance obligations.

Covers all the bases

Unlike many other personnel management solutions, LinkSafe is designed as an all-in-one management platform where you can:

  • Manage, track, and renew employee induction obligations
  • Assign, monitor, and report on hazard management situations
  • Easily create and manage incident reports
  • Manage multiple sites simultaneously and remotely
  • Track and manage visitor access, including compliance factors
  • Manage contractors, including automatic reminders sent to the contractor when a compliance issue is detected.

Simple to set up and use

Getting started with LinkSafe is a breeze. If you can fill in a simple web form, you already have all the required skills to be a LinkSafe expert. Once you’ve configured the system the way you want and set up some user accounts with appropriate access limits according to role, you’ll barely need to lift a finger after that. The software does most of the work for you. We automated as much as possible, so you can put your time to more valuable uses.

Totally secure technology

LinkSafe was designed with security in mind. We use multiple levels of security to protect your data. This is why we are trusted by many government organizations in Australia, and big brand companies like Mantra, Honeywell, and Simonds to keep their data safe.

The first level of safety is in our network infrastructure. We use a server cluster to provide a more efficient and reliable hardware platform. When a cluster is used, multiple servers are combined to act as a single server. There are many benefits from this, including increased processing power and increased memory. This results in faster connections and quicker I/O activity.

In addition to the above, we also use hot-swappable SSD devices in RAID-10 configuration, which is the ideal configuration for optimal performance and safety. Plus, of course, we also perform constant backups and store backups remotely.

All data is stored on encrypted disks using the strongest available encryption. Inbound and outbound connections are performed over hardened TLS to help prevent problems such as MITM attacks.

Spares you from menial tasks through clever automation

If you’ve used other job management software in the past, you’ve probably spent countless hours inputting data, searching through records to check if they need updating, and calling contractors to confirm or update their details.

When you use LinkSafe, you won’t have to do those tasks manually any more. The system can do all this and a lot more, and it will do it all in the background, even while you’re sleeping.

LinkSafe constantly scans your records for compliance issues. When it detects a potential issue – and most importantly, this takes place before the issue occurs – it can notify you via phone, email, or desktop notification. It will also automatically contact your contractor for you and notify them as well.

Try it now with no risk

LinkSafe is available with an unrestricted free trial so you can put it through its paces and really see what it can do. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to use and how powerful it is. You’ll love how much time and effort the system saves you. And you’ll also have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have a 90 day money back guarantee after you decide to purchase LinkSafe, just in case for any reason you stop loving it.

That’s never happened yet, but there’s a first time for everything, and we won’t be upset if you decide LinkSafe is not for you. We’ll happily refund every cent if you find LinkSafe doesn’t measure up to your expectations.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for site management solutions. Every business needs site management software, including yours. LinkSafe happens to be the best job management software on the market. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

The Ease of Mobile Inductions

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Stay updated on induction compliance from anywhere!

The world of business has changed. Most people don’t spend all their work time in an office any more, and for the busy executive on the go, the applications they use should be on the go, too.

If managing induction compliance (and other contractor compliance issues) is a task you are responsible for, the LinkSafe software platform lets you take care of business from anywhere.

Secure cloud technology

Any software designed for mobile access needs to be built with security and speed in mind. LinkSafe protects your data with the strongest encryption available, and our fast server cluster delivers data at super speed.

Designed for simplicity

When you use LinkSafe for induction compliance, you don’t need to worry about the learning curve because there isn’t one. The skills you already use every day when you fill in forms on the Internet are all you’re going to need in order to achieve mastery over this easy to use system.

Just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s limited. This is a powerful, fully functional compliance management system.

Smart features that cut your workload

One of the things about LinkSafe that makes it better than typical compliance software, and also makes it so simple to use, is that it does most of the heavy lifting for you.

Instead of you needing to spend hours searching through records for compliance issues, or develop complex SQL queries to extract data, LinkSafe does this for you automatically, 24 hours per day.

It never stops scanning for matters that need your attention, and when it finds something, it will notify you. You can request notifications by desktop alerts, email, phone messages, or a combination of all three.

Now, you might be thinking that when a compliance issue is detected, you’ll need to contact each individual contractor that has been flagged by the system to let them know about their compliance obligations or to get them to update their details, but in fact, you won’t need to. LinkSafe can do this for you, too.

You’ll save so much time and effort, and you’ll be able to make more productive use of the time you would normally spend doing those menial tasks.

Provides powerful insights

When you log in to your LinkSafe dashboard, you’ll notice right away how clever and intuitive the interface is.

You’ll be able to access all kinds of data related to your compliance management, and you’ll be able to display it in meaningful ways. Data can be used to generate reports from directly within the software, and you can also export it to other formats so you can use it in external software.

LinkSafe has everything you need for managing and understanding the compliance issues affecting your company.

No risk free trial

When you’re ready to give LinkSafe a try, you have the opportunity to do that for free with a fully enabled, unrestricted version of the software. If you’re not totally convinced it’s the perfect solution for managing your compliance issues, simply cancel the service with no further obligation.

We are sure you are going to love the ease of mobile inductions, and the many benefits of our easy to use and highly automated software. Since you have nothing to lose, contact us now and get your free LinkSafe trial. See for yourself how easy, powerful and feature-rich this software is.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for site management solutions, including software required for managing induction compliance. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

 

 

Driver induction and how easy it can be

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If your business regularly outsources driving work to independent contractors, it’s important to make sure your driving contractors have completed their induction training.

LinkSafe is a powerful and clever technology platform that automates contractor compliance so you can stay focused on other important business tasks. When we say it’s easy, that’s really an understatement. It’s so easy that there’s almost nothing you need to do.

Cloud based technology for universal access

LinkSafe is designed to be accessed from any device that can run a web browser – smartphones, tablets, and computers – and can be accessed from almost anywhere in the world. Not only can it be accessed with these different kinds of devices, but it can also communicate with them. And as you’re about to find out, that’s a very powerful feature indeed.

So easy you can make the contractors do all the work

The only thing you’ll need to do is create a limited access user account for your contractor, and let them enter their data themselves.

Simply create the user account and provide the system with an email address or mobile number for the contractor. The software will contact them automatically and prompt them to input the necessary data.

Automatically keep track of inductions and other compliances

Your inductions can be completed entirely online, or if you’re using a more traditional induction process, QR code logging to record the contractor’s completion of the induction. In either case, the LinkSafe system will store the time and date the induction was completed. From that point on, the system will notify you and/or the contractor whenever it’s necessary for them to refresh their induction.

Data is stored and transmitted securely

We take security seriously. Our clients include some very high profile companies and government organizations – AFL, VicRoads, State Transit NSW, Serco, and Amcor, to name just a few – and they’re not going to trust just anyone to handle their data.

Our state of the art data storage facility uses the strongest available encryption methods to protect sensitive data, and all inbound and outbound transmissions take place over hardened TLS connections.

Secure Cloud-Based Platforms using IBM Cloud with Data Centres in Melbourne and Sydney

We’ll give you a free trial of LinkSafe so you can evaluate for yourself how well it meets your compliance tracking needs. It’s a full featured system, with no restrictions, so you’ll be able to test everything fully.

If you’re not really satisfied with the performance of the system at the end of the trial period, you can walk away with no further obligation. Not only that, but everyone who purchases LinkSafe has a 90 day money back guarantee.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for site management solutions. We are keen to show you how you can use LinkSafe for driver induction and how easy it can be. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

End Compliance Headaches

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LinkSafe makes online training portal software easy!

Managing personnel in the contemporary business environment is a complex and demanding task. There are many more things that need to be tracked nowadays compared to how things were in the past, and there is a much greater use of labour outsourcing. How do you keep track of compliance for training, licensing, and inductions? If you’re a LinkSafe customer, all this is very simple.

A system designed to cut your administrative workload

LinkSafe puts all your main compliance management data in one place to make it simple to locate any information you need, make updates as required, generate reports, and even export your data to external applications.

Many of the most common tasks are automated. The smart features of the system identify potential compliance issues before they happen and can notify you about anything that needs attention. Depending on your settings, you could receive a desktop notification, an email notification, a message on your phone, or all three at once.

You won’t need to waste your precious time getting in touch with the contractors, either, because LinkSafe can also do that automatically. It is the most hands-off compliance management system ever developed.

No special skills required

The great thing about LinkSafe is that it’s designed for simplicity. You have full control over the system, but you won’t need to be a technical expert to operate it. If you can enter data in a simple web form, you already have all the skills you would need in order to use the LinkSafe software.

This software reduces the time you need to spend on tedious administrative tasks by doing most of the work for you. You won’t need to search through the records looking for compliance problems because the software will do that for you. Plus, because it’s a smart system, it’s always a step ahead.

LinkSafe makes online training portal software easy to work with, and the software does its job perfectly every time. This helps save your business from non-compliance issues and allows you to use your time more productively.

Trusted by leading Australian and international companies

When you choose LinkSafe as your compliance management software solution, you are in good company. The LinkSafe system is being used by many large organizations in the public and private sector.  This includes clients such as:

  • Honeywell
  • John Holland
  • Officeworks
  • Serco
  • Mantra Hotels
  • Metricon
  • and many more

But you don’t need to be in that league to make use of the features of LinkSafe. This software is suited to SMEs just as well as it is to larger organizations. You will find it especially helpful if you outsource tasks to external contractors or regularly hire short term casual labour.

Access your service from anywhere

LinkSafe uses secure cloud-based data storage and a TLS secured web interface, so you can access the system from any device that can connect to the Internet and run a modern web browser. That includes smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers.

Our cloud storage is held on secure servers in a high tech data centre with multiple levels of redundancy to ensure your data is always available and properly secured. We use the strongest encryption methods available to secure the data.

We can confidently say that storing your data with us is safer by orders of magnitude compared with storing it in your own office, and because it’s on the cloud, you’ll be able to access it from anywhere in the world.

Try LinkSafe without risk

Just in case you’re not fully convinced LinkSafe is the answer to ending compliance headaches for your business, you can take it for a free test drive. If at the end of your free trial period you’re not totally satisfied with the performance of the LinkSafe software, you can cancel the service and you’ll have no further obligation.

By the way, this free trial has no restrictions. You’ll have full access to every feature. What you see is exactly what you get, and if you decide to continue using the service after the free trial ends, you won’t have to reconfigure anything. It will continue working just the same as before.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for site management solutions, including software required for managing training and induction compliance. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

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Contractor Compliance Management

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As an employer of contractors, you have a legal duty to ensure all those contractors are able to operate safely and well so that risks are minimised and everyone is protected.

Aside from that, you also need to be assured that all contractors are competent so that work standards and productivity are maintained at the required level.

To ensure all this happens, you will:

  • assess contractors’ competence, qualifications, experience and documentation before taking them on so you know they operate legally and are able to do what you require of them
  • conduct a site or task-specific induction before contractors start work so they know what is required of them at the outset, are aware of health and safety rules and procedures, and are fully informed of all the relevant facts relative to the site, job and company generally.

This means you start off on the right footing and are fully confident that all legal requirements have been met and that the contractors will do what you need of them safely and well.

After that, of course, things may change and you need to be sure that you and your contractors are kept completely up-to-date. That requires comprehensive contractor compliance management so that you are fully aware of the current situation and any changes that occur.

Why On-going Contractor Compliance Management is Necessary

It’s all well and good finding out and recording details about contractors at the outset but that doesn’t mean your compliance work is done. It is an ongoing process to ensure that they maintain the standards you expect and comply with all legal and safety requirements.

You need to know that contractors:

  • remain fully complaint, including having the necessary accreditations and insurance cover that are still current and not expired
  • continue to perform effectively and adhere to safety rules
  • complete jobs on time and within budget; you don’t want schedules to be slipping and you certainly don’t want to be paying for jobs that haven’t been finished.

Whilst paper-based records or spreadsheets were at one time adequate to record and manage contractor compliance, that’s no longer the case. With the growing use of contractors and the evermore complex nature of the regulatory framework, you need something that’s able to capture data easily and report relevant information in a timely manner.

The Need for an Effective Contractor Compliance Management System

A sophisticated and comprehensive contractor management system, such as the one we provide at LinkSafe, will put you in control of compliance and other aspects. Using it, you can:

  • record pre-qualification and other details for new contractors
  • incorporate an induction checklist that records all initial details gathered through the induction process
  • know when accreditations, licences, insurance policies and anything else expires so you can check for renewals in advance and avoid using defaulting contractors
  • have live updates from site records so you can see the progress made on tasks and projects
  • record details in a consistent format and be able to easily interpret and report on that information
  • monitor contractor performance so you know those that are operating unsatisfactorily and can take the necessary action.

An effective management system will put you fully in control of contractor compliance and performance.

Using it, you will comply fully with legislation, have increasing levels of site safety, be more credible when tendering for new work, reduce the risk of tax audits, have greater control of budgets and finances, improve profitability and have the necessary documentation to prove you’re doing everything correctly.

And with the right support from the company that provides the system, you’ll be able to gain maximum benefits.

Chain of Responsibility Training

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There has been long-established the principle of ‘duty of care’ and this has formed the basis of Occupational Health and Safety legislation in the workplace for many years. More recently, the Heavy Vehicle National Law has extended this principle to transport law under its Chain of Responsibility legislation.

The effect of this is that, if road laws are breached, it is no longer just the driver or owner of a commercial vehicle who may be considered liable. There is now shared responsibility and so this liability can extend to anyone who is involved in the despatch of goods on that vehicle, from the consignor who sends the goods through to the consignee who receives them and anyone in between who has any role in the transportation.

Such people include the owner and driver, those packing and loading the goods, the scheduler of the consignment, the unloader and all their managers.

Everyone who has any control or influence over a transport task has a responsibility to ensure that it is undertaken properly and safely. If not, those deemed responsible for breaches of the law are liable to sanctions that range from formal warnings to fines and penalties for any commercial benefit that arose from the breach.

Persistent or systematic offences can even lead to those individuals responsible being prevented from working in the transport industry.

The Need for Chain of Responsibility Training

Chain of responsibility is now so wide-ranging and the penalties so severe that it is in the interests of all affected persons and businesses to undergo the appropriate training. This is not just restricted to the transport industry but to all those who are affected by it — which is, really, just about every business.

Since many parties can be considered responsible for offences that are committed during heavy goods vehicle operations, the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has advised that they should all take reasonable steps to ensure offences don’t occur. These include:

  • identifying all parties involved in the supply chain and assessing their responsibilities
  • ensuring drivers have sufficient rest periods and don’t exceed allowed driving hours as well as developing systems to manage fatigue
  • keeping vehicles regularly serviced and in good order
  • working with partners to eliminate risk and ensuring they all understand the necessary compliance and assurance conditions
  • establishing safe packing, loading and unloading procedures so that loads are secure and ensuring they are adhered to at all times
  • checking that vehicles are not overweight and are not driven at excessive speed
  • questioning any requests that may cause breaches of the law and ensuring they are altered so that they comply.

Chain of Responsibility Training that Stays Relevant

Legal responsibility can apply to any actions, inactions and demands so it’s not just what you do, it’s also what you ask others to do and what you fail to do. That extends to reporting any Chain of Responsibility issues and taking actions that can include stopping an activity, reviewing and assessing the risk, making changes to operate safely and creating systems to ensure future breaches don’t occur.

Records need to be kept to prove that issues have been dealt with and action taken to prevent a reoccurrence. Only by doing things properly can you guard against possible action under Chain of Responsibility legislation.

Like most legislation, Chain of Responsibility changes periodically and so you need to keep up-to-date to avoid inadvertent breaches. Regular training and updates can ensure this and make you fully aware of your responsibilities so you don’t fall foul of the law.

The Importance of Site Inductions for Contractors

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As an employer, you’re responsible for everyone who works on your site and that includes contractors as well as direct employees.

From a legal aspect, you have to ensure they work safely and do no harm to themselves or anyone else while from a business perspective you need to know they’re competent to do the job for which they’re employed.

For these reasons and more, it’s important that a full and comprehensive induction is carried out for every contractor before they’re allowed to start work. This induction will cover aspects that apply to the company generally but may also deal with site-specific or task-specific topics.

Details to be Covered by a Contractor Site Induction

A site induction has several purposes and involves different tasks:

  • Collecting information to ensure that the contractor is fully compliant to work on the site. This information includes appropriate and up-to-date insurance cover, licences, required certification and evidence of appropriate training.You will also need contact details in case of an emergency as well as details for payment. Automatic reminders will need to be scheduled for when any of the policies, certification and licences expire so that they can be renewed in good time and recorded on the system.
  • Presenting information that covers site safety and details of the workplace.This will include all relevant information, such as policies and procedures, with topics on contractor obligations and duty of care, quality, environment, dangerous goods and hazardous substances, alcohol and drugs, personal protective equipment and permit to work.Contractors need to be informed of specific site hazards, what to do when encountering them and how to contact local emergency services. They also need to be aware of the actions to be taken when new hazards or safety issues are seen so that problems are avoided.
  • Assessing contractor competence to work on site and carry out the required tasks. This may be combined with pre-qualification and can involve testing of the contractor, taking up references and verification of supplied documentation.

All details of the induction must be recorded, including acknowledgements from contractors that they have received the appropriate information. You must also record the relevant dates so that required updates can be organised if legislation or requirements change.

The Benefits of Online Inductions

Site inductions have traditionally taken the form of room-based, face-to-face sessions.

However, online inductions offer many benefits that include:

  • Consistency of the message since all inductees receive the same information and this is not dependant on the differing approaches of those conducting the induction
  • Reduced costs due the elimination of printed handouts, the need for someone to handle the induction and the requirement for a specific room
  • Customised content that reflects the needs of different sites and tasks but has consistent company information that needs to be produced only once until update is needed
  • Availability when needed so that inductees can access details at their convenience from anywhere and can do this at their preferred pace, going back over topics as many times as necessary
  • A complete record of training, with participants having to record their progress, answer test questions and receiving a printed certificate or induction card on successful completion.

Site induction is essential to reduce security and safety risks and to ensure the competence and compliance of all contractors as well as employees. Online induction is even better, however, because it produces all the benefits of traditional methods plus additional ones that include a speedier, more reliable and effective process.

Why a Visitor Must Sign In When Visiting a Work Site

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Keeping your site and your visitors as safe and secure as possible should be a priority for any industrial business. One of the simplest ways to ensure this is to have a strict sign-in policy for all visitors to the site. To be certain of the effectiveness of the policy, exceptions should never be allowed.

But just why is this necessary, and how does it work to achieve the objectives? That’s what we’ll now take a closer look at.

Sign in policy to help keep visitors safe

Having visitors sign in is not the only thing you’ll need to do to ensure their safety, but it should always be the first thing. When sign in policy is properly enforced, your security personnel will always know who is on site, and where they should be.

Depending on the type of site, sign in may be conducted only on the entry to the site, but in sites where it’s required to track movement of personnel more accurately, you may need to have visitors sign in and sign out at each section they visit.

If that sounds like it will be time consuming and complicated, it doesn’t necessarily have to be. You can use card based or biometric systems to automate the process.

It should be noted, however, that use of biometric security requires collection of personally identifying data, and in this case you will have a greater responsibility to protect that data, and/or dispose of it appropriately when it is no longer required.

This entire process achieves the objective, and in the case of an emergency, you will know where your visitors should be, which provides a starting point for finding them and making sure they are evacuated.

Use of this policy also makes sure that visitors stay on the predicted paths they’re expected to take, and can even help make sure they stay on schedule.

Sign in policy helps secure your site

Visitors are usually a good thing to have but you can’t afford to just simply trust them to have honest intentions. Business owners may be surprised to learn that authorised visitors can be one of the biggest threats they will face.

Visitors may have access to intellectual property, observational intelligence collection, and the opportunity to perform social engineering techniques on your employees.

Visitors can also unintentionally carry out actions that could compromise the safety and security of the site. These reasons make it essential to know who is visiting the site and where they are at all times. Most importantly, you need to know that they are where they are supposed to be.

Ideally all visitors should be accompanied. Some visitors, such as government inspectors, may need to spend prolonged time on site and may need to cover a large area. You will need to decide the level of trust you’re willing to grant to each type of visitor, and what you are comfortable with. As stated, however, it is always ideal for visitors to be accompanied.

The problem is that it’s never really possible to know in advance that a visitor will definitely pose a threat. Therefore the best policy is to assume that all visitors are potentially threats. Sometimes the threat comes from the person you would be least likely to suspect. Don’t rely solely on your intuition.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

We are serious about security. From us, you can obtain all the hardware, software, and training you need for more effectively managing site access. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

Volunteer Induction is a Must

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Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the status of volunteers because they’re not always held in the same esteem as employees.

Some organisations elevate the status of volunteers, affording the special privileges in return for their service. Many other organisations don’t really take the status of volunteers seriously, because they don’t have all the rights and legal protections that employees have.

Whatever the case may be, it is not really healthy for the organisation to create any kind of division between employees and volunteers and, in fact, doing so can have detrimental results.

Volunteers really ought to be held to the same standards as regular employees. It is fine to reward volunteers when possible, because this provides encouragement and boosts morale. But when it comes to safety and security, there can be no exceptions.

The work site induction is literally the first frontier of safety and security for your organisation. If you create exemptions for volunteers, you put the safety and security of everyone at risk.

Why some organisations don’t require inductions for volunteers

One issue is that volunteers are not usually at the work site for an extended amount of time, so there can be a feeling that it is wasteful to require inductions for them. In a way, this is a gamble that no major incident will occur during the brief time they are on site.

There can also be a sense of not wanting to unduly inconvenience the volunteer who is already devoting their time and energy. Sentimental notions like this are problematic because the induction process provides valuable information.

Although the chance may be slim, incidents could occur at any time, and if any type of incident is to occur in the brief time the volunteer is on site, they will have some awareness of what to do.

Induction also helps to ensure that volunteers are aware of their responsibilities and any limits that may apply to them. Although most of the content of an induction may seem like simple common sense, we can’t rely on people possessing this attribute.

Using technology to eliminate the inconvenience factor

The unavoidable drawback to inductions is they take time. Technology does provide a benefit of placing control over the time and place the induction occurs in the hands of the inductee. Remote distributed induction software developed by LinkSafe allows inductions to be completed online with a smart phone or computer, anywhere and any time the inductee chooses.

This software solution also allows testing that the induction content has genuinely been completed and is understood by the inductee.

This provides a tremendous advantage over traditional induction methods, requiring less resources and creating fewer inconveniences for all involved.

It also demonstrates to the volunteer that they are important enough to you that you are providing an induction for them. This can create a stronger bond of loyalty between the volunteer and the organisation.

In addition, the volunteer gains important safety information, including situational awareness data that will aid in their tasks and help them get to safety if there is an emergency.

Above all, providing a proper induction can help reduce any potential liability you may have if an incident does occur. This is because the volunteer has sufficient information to possibly avoid being harmed, knows what to do if something happens, knows how to avoid doing something they should not do, and has acknowledged receipt of that information.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for site management solutions, including software required for managing distributed remote inductions. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.

The Rise of Mobile Inductions

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We live in a high tech world these days, so it no longer makes sense to stick with old-fashioned induction methods. Conducting inductions on site and in person offers only one advantage, while using mobile induction offers many benefits, including:

  • Cost saving – you don’t need to host the induction on your premises, and in fact you can even claim back your old induction room and use it for another purpose.
  • More convenient – this works both to your advantage and the advantage of the contractor. You no longer need to welcome the contractor and supervise the induction, and the contractor can complete the induction from any location at any time that is convenient for them.
  • Track attendance – get instant confirmation of which contractors have attended the induction process.
  • Screen inductees – you can also test the inductee’s understanding of the content. This allows you to screen out contractors who don’t appear to have the appropriate aptitude for the job.
  • Fast feedback – you can also collect more general feedback from the contractors to work out how the induction process could be improved in the future.
  • Automatic logging – you can store all the induction data in a searchable relational database system to keep track of periodic inductions, lapsed inductions, and so on.
  • Easy reporting and compliance – you can instantly retrieve induction data for audits, investigations, Royal Commission inquiries, WorkCover, etc.

As can be seen from the above list, there are many potential advantages to mobile induction, and this why more and more industrial employers are switching over to using mobile induction systems.

Mobile induction methods allow everyone to get on with business

In the past, induction was a pain for both employers and contractors alike. People would have to take time away from their primary activities in order to attend induction, resulting in lost productivity, potential loss of earnings, and wasted time. Then there is the hassle of getting to the induction venue, finding the correct room at the venue, making sure to be on time, and so on.

Mobile induction does away with all these problems by enabling contractors to have some control over when and where the induction takes place. It can even be possible to pause and resume inductions, so contractors can deal with incoming calls or other interruptions without missing any of the induction content.

Because you’re able to instantly test the success or failure of the induction and only accept those contractors who pass the test, you can also help protect your business from potential liabilities that could arise when contractors claim they did not understand some part of the induction.

If they’re later involved in an incident that could give rise to liability, either as a victim or as an instigator, their irrefutable attestation of understanding the induction content should prove to be useful evidence in any subsequent litigation.

The same is also true if contractors engage in improper conduct, you have the proof that they should have been aware of the correct conduct through their acknowledgment of understanding the induction content.

It is clear that mobile induction is more convenient than traditional induction methods, and also offers greater protection for your business.

LinkSafe has solutions to help

LinkSafe is the premier service for contractor management solutions, including software required for managing induction, licensing, training, and site access. Find out more by contacting LinkSafe on 1300 558 102, or use our contact form to leave a message.