Siemens and Gamesa to Create World’s Largest Wind Energy Company

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Green energy is big business. Since 2015, green energy now generates more electricity than nuclear and coal in the UK. Wind is a vital – and growing – component of this and many other countries energy resources. The wind energy market is about to get more competitive, with the recent announcement that Siemens and Gamesa, a Spanish wind giant, are going to merge their wind farm and service businesses. Continue Reading…

Offshore Painting Services: Papertrail in the Wind Energy Industry

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Offshore Painting Services is a Liverpool-based weather protection and blade repair company for wind turbines and other structures situated in some of the most hostile environments on the planet. Continue Reading…

Black Diamond: Doing Product Recalls the Right Way

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So far, it hasn’t been a great year for Black Diamond Equipment, one of the world’s leading climbing, skiing, hiking and outdoor fashion brands. Product recalls are a fact of life for manufacturers in every sector, but with five in 2016, Black Diamond customers are upset and annoyed. Continue Reading…

How Does Papertrail Save You Time and Money?

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Health and safety compliance was never meant to be about paperwork. Behind most laws are practical, real-world problems that need solutions. Managing health and safety, whether for yourself, boss or clients is about taking those practical steps, then documenting everything from equipment inspections to training. Continue Reading…

Using Papertrail to Comply With LOLER: The Complete Guide

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This week, we’ve put together a fully-loaded guide to complying with LOLER ’98 legislation, and how Papertrail makes it so much easier to show thorough and regular maintenance of the lifting equipment that you need to inspect as part of LOLER compliance. Seriously, if you work in arboriculture, scaffolding services, construction, industrial window cleaning, oil and gas – or any other industry involving lifting and rope access equipment, this post is for you! Read on for the lowdown on how to make stressing over LOLER a thing of the past. Continue Reading…

Common Health and Safety Concerns in the Telecoms Industry

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Can we imagine life without wi-fi and smartphones? There was a time before apps, social networks and a hyper-connected global culture. Connectivity, like our food chain, is all about convenience. Whatever we want, we want it now.

What we don’t often see, or think about, is the industry that makes all of this possible: telecoms providers. The telecoms industry is a label for a sector that includes everything from smartphone manufacturers to communication systems, wireless routers to outsourced call centres.

Globally, this is a multi-trillion dollar industry employing millions of people. Continue Reading…

New: Adding Images and Files to Your Papertrail Account

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We’re proud to announce that Papertrail users can now add images and files to individual records! Having taken feedback onboard from our customers – many of whom in need of a more visual way to manage their inventories – we think that this update is going to make safety management even easier, improving staff accountability whilst ensuring that the right piece of equipment is being inspected at the right time.

Read on for the lowdown on how to start adding images to your records. Continue Reading…