Think Locstatt - Newsletters & Software Updates

At Locstatt, our company philosophy has always been to let the product speak for itself!

We understand that navigating the evolving universe of HSE mobile applications is no easy task. There are so many ‘safety solutions’ out there, all with different features and promises, together with an overwhelming amount of information. Our advice is that you need to begin with the end in mind.

We offer you critical support from a heavy duty HSE mobile application, and a professional team that understands Global operations and the hurdles around implementation. Something that is simple enough for your front-line team to use, yet powerful enough to handle any situation, anywhere, anytime.

And just to give you a little insight into how we are continually striving to stay on the cutting edge as we develop and evolve, check out our Timeline of Historical Newsletters below. Here you will get up-to-date Advice on all of our new Software Features, and how to use them.


2021

Incidents Root Cause Categories/ Subcategories (09/28/2021)

Would you agree that the most important thing about documenting an Incident, or completing an NCR, is to make sure that enough information is pin-pointed, and actioned, so that the Incident/NCR can be avoided in the future?

If the answer is ‘YES’ — are you taking advantage of the extensive list of Root Causes attached to the Incident Module?

9 Things You May not Know about LOCSTATT(09/21/2021)

Knowledge is not power; it is only potential. Applying that knowledge is power. Understanding why, when, and how, to apply that knowledge is wisdom!

The Locstatt System delivers cutting edge technological solutions and mobile applications. Solutions that change the way safety management, contractors and site employees communicate and collaborate with each other.

More Quick Class Scenarios (09/14/2021)

Our last Quick Class newsletter covered all possible scenarios for this type of Training when connected to a device.

This week we will talk about performing a Quick Class out in the field where operations restrict all mobile devices.

Happy LABOR DAY(09/03/2021)

Recognizing the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being

Wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Long Weekend

From the Locstatt Team

Introducing Quick Classes & HSE Meetings PRO (09/01/2021)

This is the third and final Training Newsletter with our 2 exclusive features covering Quick Classes and HSE Meetings PRO (training with scheduled documents).

  1. Quick Classes: These Classes are designed to help Instructors or supervisors train any group of employees, anywhere, anytime, on any subject using a mobile device (cell phone or tablet)…
How much time does it take to Load your Company Training Records; 3rd Party or otherwise?(08/25/2021)

Why not let Locstatt do all the heavy lifting?
Last week our Newsletter explained the benefits of Instructor-led, and on-line Training, and how to get those records systematically recorded. This week we will focus on 4 other ways to get those records into the System.

Let’s talk about:
API Integration, CSV Files, Post-Training and Manually Loaded Records….

How are you delivering your In-House Training?(08/18/2021)

How much company time is wasted with off-premises training, and more to the point, how much is this costing you?

Locstatt now has 8 ways to save training records.
The first 2 – our best-known cost-saving Classroom features, at $1 per training record, are…

Are you making the most of your Corrective Action options?(08/11/2021)

Performing multiple audits and carefully recording incidents is a vital part of your SMS, but once recorded, how do you know that prompt Corrective Action is taken, and how can you track this?

WHAT’S NEW IN LOCSTATT? (07/27/2021)

Incidents are an unavoidable part of any operation, and the best way to mitigate making the same mistake twice, is to properly record them – so you can learn from your mistakes.
 
But did you know that Locstatt now has a new feature within the Incidents Reporting section? A feature that can show you just how much your Incidents are actually costing you?

Lessons Learned/ Regions & Branches Integration (07/20/2021)

As part of Locstatt’s integrated suite, Hazard Hunts & Lessons Learned are both powerful and simple to use modules helping you to transfer real-time information to connected management. They enable you to instantly analyze live compressed data and proactively make the right decisions from leading indicators.

WHAT’S NEW IN LOCSTATT? (07/07/2021)

The main aim of a JSA is to prevent personnel injury with high-risk jobs, create awareness about possible hazards, and help mitigate those hazards.

Accordingly an “efficient” JSA will identify and control work related hazards, while at the same time promote teamwork, best practices, and minimize lost man-hours.

Our new option allows you to download your JSA as an excel file with a complete list of Hazards, Control Measures, and full Photo Gallery

Happy Independence Day (07/02/2021)

Wishing you and your family a Joyous Holiday Weekend.


WHAT’S NEW IN LOCSTATT? (06/30/2021)

Employee Evaluations:

How are your Employees Performing over a set period? Are you able to Evaluate progress or areas of weakness?

The New Internal Master category for Employee Evaluations for use by Supervisors & Upper Management can now be activated as a complimentary feature within the Audits module.

WHAT’S NEW IN LOCSTATT? (06/22/2021)

How do you prove to a new client that your personnel about to enter the work-site are properly Trained?

In today’s competitive environment, it is not enough to just ‘say’ that your personnel have the required Training, in fact, as you arrive at the front gate with a team of 20 people you need to be able to prove it. You want to be able to let your new client ‘see’ those Training Certificates.

With the new Locstatt Web Component “Training Certificates” you can upload all your employee Training Certificates in PDF, PNG or JPG format.


What Lessons did your employees Learn this week? How was that documented? (06/02/2021)

What happened to that Non-Conformance Report you wrote up last week? Was it actioned?

Let’s face it, in today’s world, you have time constraints, financial constraints, and an ever-increasing pressure to not only outperform your competition but to document & prove it.

Advance knowledge is one of the most powerful aspects of any industry, and getting that knowledge up-the-line to the decision makers in real-time is even more powerful. The effect on overall cost savings & safety is enormous.

Locstatt’s Application Programming Interface – API (05/19/2021)

We now offer exclusive Partner API’s to facilitate software integration between specific businesses, and in turn provide a way for your separate programs to interact with each other. The possibilities for our Locstatt clients are endless and are certainly the future to being able to apply multiply business opportunities.

So how would this benefit your Company?


WHAT IS NEW IN LOCSTATT? (05/13/2021)

1.BBS Module: You now have the option to filter by Regions and Branches in the Remedial action Plan and BBS reports.

2. HSE Meetings Module:  The Region and Branch filters were added to the Master and Reports Component, with the option to export your HSE Meetings as an Excel File, as well as PDF.

3. Management Control for Vehicle and Equipment inspections: Take full control of your Vehicle & Equipment audits & inspections. Managers and/or Supervisors can now add, edit or delete Vehicles and Equipment; simply click on the ‘suitcase’ icon for more options….

Do your Supervisors know the power of the Competency Training Matrix? (05/05/2021)

How does the Training Matrix work, and how can it help you?

It is an extremely powerful tool that can show you the level of Training Compliance Company Wide for almost any search function.

1. Want to know what Training is required for each Facility? Search by Facility….


Do your Supervisors know the multiple ways to check for required training? (04/21/2021)

Whether it’s a review of required training by Facility, Job Position or individual employee, the Workstation App has the ability to give you an instant answer on Site:

1. Need to know by Facility; just open the Training History within the Mobile App. This will show which employees have the required Training for that particular Facility, and which Job Position they are Trained for….

Classroom 3.0 Features (04/07/2021)

Are you taking advantage of Locstatt’s upgraded Classroom Application?

Are you aware of the significant savings on training costs and company time, with increased flexibility around launching and delivery options?
 
With all 3 components:
-Classroom Web,
-Desktop &
-Mobile applications
now having the ability to work in real time, either together or separately, your Training options are limitless.


Happy Easter 2021 (03/31/2021)

Hope you have a Blessed and Joyous Easter, from The Locstatt Family to yours.

The  Annual Company Performance Overview has some Amazing New Features! (03/24/2021)

Have you accessed the new CPO Charts?

You now have the ability to view your Annual Overview Data for…

1. Audits & Inspections
2. BBS observations
3. Incidents
4. HSE Meetings

…with a new overlay that shows various options:


Locstatt -Help & Support team (03/17/2021)

Are you taking full advantage of our Help &  Support Team, and what they can do for you?

Are you letting them do your heavy lifting to free up your time for more important tasks?

Obviously they Start with the initial setup of your Company Information plus detailed customization including:

– Employee lists
– Facilities and Locations
– Departments and Job Positions
– Clients

Classroom 3.0 Compressed Information (03/11/2021)

Imagine being able to see all your Training Data, including HSE Meetings, Company Wide.
Data such as:

  • Which Instructors delivered the courses on each facility
  • How much time each instructor spent on a specific course.
  • Check employee attendance & who took the Training.
  • How employees answered the tests.
  • Which were the most problematic questions.

Locstatt weekly email reports? (03/03/2021)

Do you know how many Audits or BBS observations were performed last week, or what the top 10 findings were?

How about the corrective action status of your last reported Incident, do you know what that is?

Also who’s keeping an eye on those monthly Training expirations?

Do you even know what training was taken on which facility, and when that Training is about to expire?

The Power of Locstatt JSA Verifications and
JSA Meetings (02/24/2021)

Finding a balance between conducting work safely and not swamping your team with red-tape & safety information is important. You want to keep everyone safe, but you also need to get the job done.

Using software to manage your Safety and JSA processes means all of your information is standardised & stored in one secure place. More importantly in the face of an incident or audit, it is vital to prove & have immediate access to a detailed record of your safety processes.


JSA’s play a vital role in risk mitigation (02/17/2021)

Have you ever considered using a formal JSA library that offers a Comprehensive Database of Lessons Learned that Apply to You and Your Industry?
 
A Library that shows the step by step process with a history of when things went right, & when things went wrong, supported with pictures and video.

Would you like the best of both worlds and have the ability to swap between mobile technology and paper & pen via Word docs & Excel? Something that allows you to choose, email & print from a comprehensive JSA Library.

Why is Compressed Data so important to your safety management system? (02/10/2021)

Compressed Safety Data provides you with the information you need in order to do something about it.
 
It provides you with leading indicators; and leading indicators are not only proactive in nature, but also extremely powerful.
 
The ability to open your Company Performance Overview and see the compressed data in every area of your operation is one of the single most important aspects of proactively implementing safety.


Workstation 1.2.38 New Release(02/03/2020)

Everybody loves to be nominated for something, and the Locstatt Employee Nomination program just got a whole lot simpler.

Our new Workstation App version 1.2.38 now has the ability to nominate BBS observations & Hazard Hunts directly from the field, not solely from the Remedial Action Plan as before. You also have the added ability to customize access to the Nominations section according to Management level.

How effective is your Company Training? How do you know? (01/21/2021)

So How effective is your Company Training? If you’re using Locstatt’s 3 essential elements you will know at the touch of a button; as simple as one, two, three !!


Are your Lessons Learned and NCR reporting modules integrated with your Company Performance Overview? (01/07/2020)

Does your None-Conformance Reporthave the ability to assign more than one root cause, and is it linked to your Incident Module?

Do you have the ability to instantly analyze live compressed data to activate a Remedial Action Plan?

Have you made your New Year resolution for 2021 yet? (01/06/2021)

Why not make it the automatic integration of every App within your entire Safety Management System allowing for Real Time data compression and live reports showing leading indicators. 
Did you know the Locstatt System combines all 10 vital components, with a discount up to 10% when you choose 4 or more….


2020

With a most unusual year under our belts, some may be asking what 2021 may bring? (12/23/2020)

One thing is for sure; Our obsession with product, customer service, and vision for making you Best in Class will never change. Period.

We also commit to three more things…

Frequently Asked Questions (12/08/2020)

Did you know that our Frequently Asked Questions section covers everything from detailed pricing info, to general system knowledge….


Your New Locstatt.com website is ready to go! (12/01/2020)

We are pleased to announce that the new Locstatt.com website is now live.

Welcome to a world of innovation and practical implementation; upstream or downstream, when it comes to harvesting HSSE data, Locstatt is probably one of the most robust and user friendly systems in the world.

Implement your entire SMS or choose from our many individual modules, from Audits & Incidents, to Training & Tracking. Monitor your company’s aggregated compressed data via the Company Performance Overview, and keep things on track with our exclusive Goals section.

Happy Thanksgiving 2020 (11/25/2020)

From our family to yours; we would like to wish you all a safe and joyous Thanksgiving for 2020….


How do you know which facility or worksite your employees or contractors are located on at any moment in time? (08/27/2020)

Let’s take a look at how this Module works and what advantages your company can obtain by using this time tested application..

You as a Supervisor/Manager have the ability to simply open the Logbook app for any facility, any site, any location, anywhere across the USA and beyond. Then by selecting the corresponding integrated Gate Check function you can view the constant movement of your personnel in and out of these sites in real time – every day, every hour, every minute.

The Power of the Audits Matrix (08/13/2020)

Imagine being able to see accurate tallies of compressed data across any of your departments and facilities during any timeframe. Data that shows you ‘what went well’ and ‘what didn’t’!

Our Audits Matrix Report has the Power and Intelligence to show you what you need to see at the touch of a button.Take a look at some of these exciting features, and the new Excel option added.

Is this somewhat painful? Is root cause analysis or managing incidents complex? (08/05/2020)

As a safety professional, if you were honest with yourself, are you somewhat intimidated around the administration and time constraints when it comes to incident reporting and investigation?

Is your management simply wanting to eliminate all incidents or are they looking at them as learning opportunities? They may well be in this mindset due to the way that incidents are typically processed. Think about this!

How are you managing sustainability? (07/27/2020)

This message is going out to our key clients who we see as leaders in HSE dedication, commitment and best practice. A very large percentage of you (over 90%) have been with us on our journey and know what we stand for and what drives our whole team, as captured in our Missions Statement:

To create a safer world by solving industrial system implementation and reporting challenges…


Did you know you can set Leading HSE Indicators or Monthly Goals using the Locstatt System? (07/01/2020)

The word Locstatt is military terminology meaning ‘Location State’. In short it means, ‘What is your location and what is your situation?’ When it comes to Leading HSE Indicator’s involving Goal Setting versus Lagging Indicators, Locstatt provides a simple and attainable path to follow. In short this is truly where ‘the rubber meets the road’, so to speak for each of your safety management system elements….

Are you using Hazard Hunts effectively in your workplace? (06/17/2020)

At Locstatt we understand the power of effective Hazard Hunts which is why we have spent so many years on the user-friendly and practical aspects of our application interface design.

As a manager, have you ever stopped and asked yourself just what makes this process complex and difficult to implement? That Hazard Hunt report that you received this week – how did it actually arrive? Did your safety personnel have to…


Weekly Summary PPT and PDF Versions (06/04/2020)

We are glad to announce that starting June 8th the weekly summary email will include the report in a Power Point presentation or PDF document.Remember, this Report has 3 versions

HSE Meetings: Save Your Signature option available (06/01/2020)

We have released a new version of the Locstatt Workstation mobile app: 1.2.33. In this version, users can save their signature in the Locstatt system. Sign once and use it as your universal signature in various apps in the system.

The signature can also be used when each employee attends HSE Meetings


Workstation 1.2.33 New Release(05/29/2020)

Our development team has been working on our time tested Locstatt Workstation app to add some new features and improvements. We are always listening to our clients and as a result  we continue adding new components in order to give the best tools to our Locstatt Community!

Here’s the list of new features available…

CPO New Section: Company General Overview (05/28/2020)

We are glad to announce that we have been working in a new category in the CPO report. In this section, there will be a new group of charts that will highlight to supervisors and safety managers the items that need attention like closing out corrective actions, open BBS observations, or recordable incident cases….


Competency Check Update: Matrix #3 and #5 (05/05/2020)

Now you can create a list of courses from multiple facilities or a branch to generate a training matrix with the employees assigned to the selected criteria.

You can create a list to manage individual groups of employees that work in specific sites (facilities or branches).

You can also create a training matrix to check which employees assigned to the facilities and branches selected have the courses as current or Not Taken…

Do you know the power of the Locstatt Training Check? (05/07/2020)

One of the most powerful features of the Locstatt database is the ability to aggregate training records from multiple sources, compress them and then present the same against a series of training matrix combinations.

We are able to gather training data automatically whenever you use the Locstatt training applications, as well as other 3rd party training providers via multiple API links, or even training conducted at safety meetings.