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Can I Afford Life Safety Inspection Software?

As you consider your organization’s budgetary restrictions and bottom line, you may be asking yourself: “Can we afford to purchase life safety inspection software?” In this post, we’ll detail three reasons why obtaining life safety inspection software such as InspectNTrack is not only affordable, but a necessary tool in protecting your business, its employees, and customers.

Life Safety Inspection Software Offers A Return On Investment

Life safety inspection software is generally affordable when you consider your immediate return on investment in the form of labor savings. In a world of pen, paper, and clipboard manual inspections, one can’t ignore the amount of time required to perform such inspections. In this scenario, a wage-earning employee is needed to keep track of when inspections are due, physically sign equipment tags, perform data entry, create Excel spreadsheets, and manually create and store compliance reports. When deficiencies are discovered it is up to the technician to write the issue down and remember to notify the proper person. The time required to perform these tasks leads to higher labor costs and higher administrative costs. By integrating life safety inspection software such as InspectNTrack into your operations, you eliminate much of those labor costs -- a savings which can easily surpass the fees associated with your life safety inspection software subscription. Additionally, you have peace of mind in knowing that deficiencies are automatically logged and detailed notifications are sent.

Life Safety Inspection Software Can Help To Prevent Fines

If your organization cannot demonstrate compliance during an audit, you risk the possibility of being levied steep fines. Oftentimes the imposed fine is more expensive than an annual subscription to InspectNTrack life safety inspection software. Recently, we met with a small college who was audited by OSHA. They had been asked to produce eyewash station inspection records and were unable to do so, resulting in a fine of $3000. Had they been using InspectNTrack life safety inspection software, they would have been able to produce their compliance reports with a single click of a button and would have avoided the headache and cost of being out-of-compliance.

Life Safety Inspection Software Can Help Protect Against Liability

According to the National Safety Council, the total cost of work injuries in 2019 was $171.0 billion. In the event of a worst-case scenario where your organization experiences an event resulting in injury or loss of life, having up-to-date, accurate inspection records and compliance reports can mean the difference between accident and negligence. InspectNTrack life safety inspection software allows you to prove your life safety equipment is in compliance with safety regulations and can help to insulate you from costly negligent liability in the event that safety equipment malfunctions.

By obtaining life safety inspection software, you are making a valuable and affordable investment in your organization. Reach out to us to learn about how InspectNTrack can work for you.

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