June 22, 2022
nonconformance corrective action

How Do You Correct Nonconformances with Corrective Action?

While having an established process is important, you should use situational information to deal with non-conformances and other problems on a case-by-case basis.
June 17, 2022
Begin Writing SOP

What Are the Top 10 Benefits of SOPs for Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses?

SOPs (or standard operating procedures) are customary in medium to large businesses, but less so in small businesses. With fewer employees to oversee, the need to standardize all procedures may feel less urgent. There is also less available time and resources to put towards the creation of SOPs, a task that can initially be very tedious and time-consuming. What Are the Top 10 Benefits of SOPs for Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses?
June 15, 2022
Business Root Causes

What are the Most Common Root Causes of Business Problems?

If you analyze the root causes for company challenges in a constructive light, failure and its causes express itself in a variety of ways. What are the most common root causes of business problems?
June 15, 2022
root cause business problems

Why Root Cause Analysis Is the Foundation of Corrective Action

In order to prevent problems from reoccurring, conducting root cause analysis is the key to a proper corrective action.
April 13, 2022
Brainstorming Risks

What’s the Difference Between Corrective Action and Preventive Action?

Many people struggle with just what a preventive action looks like and how it differs from a corrective action.
March 10, 2022
Variable Correlation

How Do You Find the Correlation Between Variables?

Correlation between variables refers to a situation where two variables seem to be related. Do you know how to analyze correlation between variables data?
March 2, 2022
Safety Metrics

What Metrics are Used to Predict Safety Performance?

Leading indicators for safety performance are based on an examination of potential risks as well as past incidents that did not result in injury. This can include history such as observation, unsafe actions, and safety meeting attendance. In contrast, lagging safety indicators only look at past injuries. Leading indicators thus give you the ability to preemptively respond to any potential risks that could result in more serious incidents. What metrics are used to predict safety performance?
February 28, 2022
eco-conscious Business

How Do You Make Your Business More Sustainable?

Creating a business green policy and introducing new, eco-conscious policies and procedures will benefit your company in many ways. Not only will your brand help the planet’s well-being, but it will also build a better reputation that can further bring more revenue and put your business under the spotlight. How do you make your business more sustainable?
January 12, 2022
Business Expenses

How Can Companies Avoid Unnecessary Business Expenses?

Part of being a responsible small business owner is anticipating major expenses and doing your best to avoid them.  How can a business avoid unnecessary expenses?