Smiths significantly reduces its recordable injury rate by leveraging Ideagen's mobile-first EHS solution
Smiths Group PLC
Smiths Group PLC is a pioneer in furnishing cutting-edge equipment to a wide spectrum of industries, spanning airports, hospitality, critical infrastructure, logistics, and e-commerce platforms.
Harnessing the power of the Ideagen EHS management solution, Smiths advances its enterprise initiatives and effectively attains EHS goals.
Situation analysis and drivers for change
Smiths faced a primary challenge in identifying inherent environmental and operational risks that negatively impacted its employees and business.
The lack of standardized data management solutions and the presence of separate safety management systems hindered the company’s comprehensive addressing of employee safety concerns.
As a result, the company experienced high incident rates and adopted a reactive safety culture.
Ultimately, these factors led to inadequate safety controls and a significant increase in operational inefficiencies.
Key drivers for selecting Ideagen
Following a comprehensive and highly competitive evaluation of different players in the market, Smiths selected Ideagen’s EHS cloud-based software solution to drive its EHS transformation initiatives.
Some of the key drivers that positioned Ideagen EHS as the most trustworthy solution include:
Real-time reports and advanced analytics dashboard
Unmatched configurability to specific business requirements
Comprehensive EHS management capabilities
Device agnostic and native mobile apps with offline capability
Intuitive UI to collect, verify and analyze EHS data
Self-service interactive tool - Delico
Ideagen employed an agile-scrum implementation methodology to precisely configure the solution to Smiths’ business requirements.
Benefitting from Ideagen’s decades of expertise in deploying enterprise-scale solutions, Smiths strategically leveraged this wealth of know-how and best practices for a phased roll out.
Key results & accomplishments
Following are the key results achieved by Smiths post adoption of the Ideagen EHS solution.
- Enhanced CAPA management using mobile app
- Utilized JSA module for better tracking and rating of hazards
- 77% reduction in the number of high-risk hazards over one year
- 180% increase in on-time closure of findings over 4 years
- 94% increase in on-time closure of audit CAPAs over 3 years
- 108% increase in on-time closure of calendar action Items over 5 years
Smiths’ objective to align company strategy, safety culture, and innovative technology has been truly realized with the adoption of the Ideagen EHS solution.
Leveraging Ideagen’s best practices and innovation-driven solutions along with Smiths’ internal organizational commitment to employee safety helps position the company to reach greater heights of operational excellence.