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How to Inspect?

How to Inspect?

There are different ways of satisfying inspection requirements and they have evolved over time. Inspection methods include: Pen and Paper Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Near-Field Communication (NFC) The most basic form of inspection uses pen and paper; it’s also the most widely used method at the moment. Personnel go to each location with their paper form or check list and mark down that they have inspected the equipment and note any deficiencies. A manager collects all records of the inspection to review and verify that all areas have been inspected and notify the appropriate personnel of any deficiencies found through email or a work order system. This method of inspection can leave room for human error and requires storage/indexing. It is also time consuming to review all paperwork and manually send out deficiencies to the appropriate parties.  Over time, technology has evolved to help automate the inspection process. In the 1990s, a cylinder-shaped tool that

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5 Reasons Inspections Get Missed By Honest Workers

5 Reasons Inspections Get Missed By Honest Workers

For many of us, routine workplace inspections such as fire equipment, first aid equipment, and preventative maintenance are a monthly, daily or even hourly occurrence. Several legislative Acts mandate these inspections, putting pressure on Employers and Property Managers. Despite these pressures, the majority of us have at least one item that chronically falls through the cracks. Why might this be? We set out to answer just that, and returned with these top 5 factors. 1. Procrastination According to a study conducted by verywell.com, 20% of people chronically avoid difficult tasks. Some key reasons for procrastinating include: not knowing where to start, feeling overwhelmed from disorganization, and forgetting to do it. The use of automatic reminders can help kick this habit.  2. Ambiguous locations Often, many floors and hallways look similar. Having a list of location descriptions can sometimes falsely lead workers to believe that each location was visited, as all the descri

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A Spotlight on Tap Report Use in Commercial Real Estate Property Management

A Spotlight on Tap Report Use in Commercial Real Estate Property Management

We sat down with Michael Goss, Oxford Properties Security Site Supervisor to understand how Tap Report has improved inspections in a commercial property management/real estate setting.  Provide a brief description of yourself, your position and your company. Security Site Supervisor for Oxford Properties, a commercial property management firm. What do you use Tap Report for? Security Patrols and First Aid Checks As a manager, what do you find most valuable about Tap Report? The ability to audit the security staff in the morning to ensure all the patrols are completed. A month ago, we had a complaint put forward by a tenant that a mechanic room wasn't checked properly. We are now able to see it was checked three times in the last twelve hours using Tap Report. What do your staff like most about using Tap Report? The ability to audit and quantify their patrols/hard work What do you think has improved the most with using Tap Report for inspections? The increase of patrols and audi

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