NeoSystems’ ITRAK Achieves Significant Milestones through Microsoft Partner Network

Calgary, CANADA – Feb 27, 2018 – NeoSystems announced today that ITRAK, their Safety and Compliance enterprise EHS/QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) Software Solution, has been Certified for Microsoft Dynamics as a cloud embedded ISV. This signifies that the solution has met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software and they have successfully met all the rigorous certification requirements. As …

How QHSE Technology Is Supporting The Forestry & Paper Manufacturing Industries

How QHSE Technology Is Supporting The Forestry & Paper Manufacturing Industries

Forestry plays an essential role in the global economy, providing a massive source of income and employment in virtually any part of the world with significant forestry resources. Forestry is dangerous, arduous work, currently ranking as one of the world’s most dangerous sectors to work in. Logging is physically demanding work, deals with heavy equipment, and most often takes place …

New Legislation to Ensure Workplace Health & Safety Compliance

New Legislation to Ensure Workplace Health & Safety Compliance

Each of Canada’s fourteen jurisdictions (one federal, ten provincial and three territorial) is responsible for administering and enforcing its own occupational health and safety legislation. Alberta and Ontario recently implemented Bill 30 and Bill 177, respectively, are great examples of how Canada’s provinces are forging ahead in their efforts to continuously refine and improve workplace health and safety compliance. The …

4 Indicators Digital Transformation is Reshaping the Oil and Gas Industry

4 Indicators Digital Transformation is Reshaping the Oil and Gas Industry

Recent News As part of the oil giant’s efforts to digitize its oil fields, Chevron has entered into a new seven-year partnership with Microsoft. Chevron’s digitization initiative aims to leverage Microsoft’s powerful cloud computing and analytics to drive efficiency and streamline production operations. Back in August, another significant strategic partnership formed between Halliburton Co. and Microsoft. Together they plan to “digitally transform …

Cost of HSE

Cost of HSE

Organizations around the world have begun re-examining the value of safety departments. For many companies, while it is true that implementing health and safety initiatives can be an expensive endeavor, the cost of workplace incidents should be motivation enough for improving the performance of their safety programs. As safety and compliance regulations around the world become increasingly stringent, the costs …

Remembering The Westray Coal Mine Explosion 25 Years Later

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Westray coal mine explosion, a tragedy which took the lives of 26 miners in Nova Scotia. The disaster was fraught with poor government oversight and lax safety standards that affected many lives and businesses involved. As one of Canada’s deadliest mining disasters, what lessons can we take away from this event and …

NeoSystems Partners With HSO to Expand Solution Offering to Burgeoning Microsoft Field Services Market

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Partnership Sees NeoSystems Extend Its Award-Winning ITRAK Software to HSO’s Field Service Solution Suite. Calgary, AB – June 28th, 2017 – NeoSystems, the leading provider of Microsoft based Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) solution ITRAK, today announced a partnership with Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle member HSO, to facilitate the expansion of both organizations offerings into the rapidly growing Field …

Day Three – Safety 2017 Denver Conference (ASSE) – ISO 45001 – Global Standard for OHS

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One of the hottest topics of conversation at ASSE this year is the upcoming release of the ISO 45001 Global Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. Set to replace OHSAS 18001, the highly-anticipated ISO 45001 looks to be a great step forward for EHS professionals around the globe, and once finalized, will provide a consistent and measurable global …

Day Two – Safety 2017 Denver Conference (ASSE) – The Characteristics of an Effective Safety Leader

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Day two of ASSE has been incredibly insightful. The biggest standout of the day was Eddie Greer’s presentation, entitled “Positive Influence – The Key to Effective Leadership”, which was centered around the characteristics of a great leader in the context of safety leadership. Eddie spoke with great conviction, and his 35 years of experience in health and safety provided insightful …

Day One ASSE

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Walking the show floorthis year, I was impressed to see so many great stand-alone HSE management systems. The HSE space has grown considerably in recent years, as companies around the world have realized the many benefits of incorporating an HSE solution into their processes. Even more impressive were the latest innovations and how much technology has advanced over the past …