Smart OHS have announced that that the 2011 version of their hugely
successful online OHS system, Smart OHS online, is available now,
after a six-month long upgrade.
The new upgrade incorporates new functionality, making for a much more
enjoyable user experience, overall.
New online tools added to the Smart OHS system during the upgrade include:
OHS/IM History User page, Hazardous substances registers, Risk Rating
systems and more.
Additionally, Smart OHS have added new industries to the system which means
that the Smart OHS online system can now be used by businesses in 12
Chris Beasley, the Executive Director of Smart OHS, says, "It's great to
have the system where we always wanted it to be. Smart OHS is now the most
accessible but thorough system of its kind on the market."
The system upgrade came about after a 12 month period of consultation with
a number of industries, state workers compensation and safety authorities,
the large workers compensation insurers and current clients.
"We built the original Smart OHS system six years ago with the customer in
mind. Our raison d'etre was, and still is 'Make OHS easy for
businesses.' This upgrade demonstrates to our customers that we value their
opinions and can adapt our brand to suit them," Chris Beasley said.
The success of the upgrade means that Smart OHS now intends to pursue the
workers compensation insurers as distribution channels for its product, and
will continue to take on a consultative approach on future upgrades to the
"We want to change the way workers compensation works in Australia. The
regulatory authorities really must address the gap that currently exists
here, particularly in the SME space, whereby businesses are forced to
manage OHS and workers compensation as separate entities.
We've approached the larger workers compensation insurers and regulatory
authorities with the concept that our product (or similar) should be given
to businesses with their workers compensation insurance policy. Smart OHS
has been built specifically to integrate with workers compensation claims
databases. It's a no brainer. Not only would combining the two reduce the
rate of injury and overall cost for the individual business, it would ease
the financial and
administrative pressure most workers compensation schemes are currently
under. We are in a position to know that this is exactly what the client
The next upgrade to the Smart OHS system is due for January 2011.