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OVS Solutions Blog

Time, cost and effort-saving benefits of utilising Rapid software

Whether you’re a long-time user of Rapid software, or you’re a newcomer to our growing clients that have enjoyed the benefits the solutions can deliver, you’ll appreciate the wealth of information below. We bring together highly specific use cases and industry challenges, along with valuable tips on how to maximise your returns through the use of the software.

Do you know the real cost of running your business?

One of the hardest-hitting lessons learned by many boards and business owners in 2020 is that the cost of running a business is a lot more than one might realise. Without the ability to earn revenue in a state of hard lockdown, many corporates and MNCs are downsizing,...

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Are you choosing shortcuts for long-term success?

Health and safety, up until 2020, has been seen as either a grudge investment or something that’s a luxury for many businesses. The bare minimum is done because there’s either the consequence of a fine, resulting from inspection, or a voice within the business becomes...

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Training staff for risk adjustment

On Thursday 23 April 2020, President Ramaphosa announced a five-level risk adjustment programme that would help South Africans transition from the strict national lockdown toward a ‘new normal’. Each of the five levels requires a uniquely safe environment for every...

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Flatten the curve with Rapid Global

We’re here to help you outsmart COVID-19 using the tools you have available. All around the world, leaders in government and in business are working together to combat COVID-19, but the most effective approach thus far has been prevention, wherever possible. Andrew...

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Health and Safety Software: Customised or off the shelf?

How do you go about deciding what solution is right for you? When it comes to software there are 2 options available – develop your own customised solution or buy off the shelf solutions. Whilst the temptation to develop your own customised solution is attractive,...

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Health and Safety has never been more important

In the grand scheme of Earth’s lifespan, it seems that in the blink of an eye, a health scare has thrust many business practices under the spotlight. The order of operations as we’ve known it for some time may very well be shifting once again, but there are positives...

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5 of the most surprising facts about choosing EHS software

Did you know that one of the biggest software mistakes cost $125 million? On its mission to Mars in 1998, the Climate Orbiter spacecraft was ultimately lost in space. Although the failure bemused engineers for some time it was revealed that a subcontractor on the...

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Health & Safety principals in educational institutions

These 2 disturbing articles – that happened in the same month I write this blog – are only 2 examples of the increasing risks that our educational institutes and establishments are facing. Parents, caretakers and stakeholders are also becoming increasingly aware of...

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Health and Safety software – The pros and cons

This year marks 30 years since the internet came into being. When it was first launched, many of our esteemed peers declared it would fail spectacularly, and yet look at us today. The internet affects and facilitates nearly every aspect of modern life. We use it for...

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What is the best way to drive user adoption of EHS software?

In a time frame that is far shorter than we anticipate, mobile, real-time access to centrally stored data is going to become the standard operating protocol for all businesses.  Gen Z understands nothing else, it is in their blood and they cannot function without it. ...

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3 Questions to determine if your company needs a mobile app

“We all know that poor OHS compliance leads to low staff engagement, high turnover, lawsuits, fines, damage to a company’s brand, and of course, their bottom line.  So, of course, it makes sense to get your health and safety compliance running smoothly. Yet far too...

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Why compliance is worth the investment

Safety compliance and efficient workforce management are vital to large corporations for many reasons. It’s a known fact that with a comprehensive compliance plan, the workplace becomes safer, and consequently, productivity increases. However, the benefits extend...

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Prevent illegal access to site

During our time in the market over the past 2 years, we have become aware of cases where illegal, non-compliant labour is brought to site to accelerate a project that is running late. These workers are not registered on any database or received the required induction...

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Effectively manage the contractors you employ

Keep up to date with all your company happenings and supervise contractors with the touch of a button. Furthermore, reduce your company’s admin burden, maintain a full audit trail, prevent illegal access to the site, and remain compliant with Health and Safety...

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Proactive safety measures with Rapid Global Africa

EIE Group, the partner of choice in distribution, rental and value-added services in the industrial equipment market, has an undisputed reputation for safety, value, innovation, quality, and best-in-class efficiency. Known for setting standards in their industry, the...

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Rapid Change

The last year has been an interesting one for us. We identified our own gap in the market and settled in just fine. With compliance at the heart of everything we do, we’ve helped countless clients meet their industry’s requirements through our software solutions that...

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Rapid Access Systems wins Cloud Innovation Award

“Rapid Global is very proud to once again solidify our position as a top tier software as a service producer in Australia.    Having our Rapid Access Systems product recognised as a winner in the Cloud Innovation category, in The Australian Business Awards for 2016,...

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Rapid Access Systems wins Software Innovation Award

“Rapid Global has proudly produced workforce management software for the Australian and global markets since 2001 with a range of online software products that are designed to drive efficiency, reduce risk and increase productivity and work health and safety...

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Rapid Contractor Management wins Product Excellence Award

“As an Australian owned software development company, we are proud to have our leading product, Rapid Contractor Management, awarded as a winner of The Australian Business Awards 2016 for Product Excellence.  Rapid Contractor Management is used by many of Australia’s...

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Rapid Contractor Management wins Software Innovation Award

“Rapid Contractor Management is a flagship product of Rapid Global and as such we are delighted to once again have the product recognised in The Australian Business Awards 2016 as a winner in the Software Innovation category. The Rapid Contractor Management software...

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