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10/12/2017

Jan Van den Nieuwenhof appointed new CEO of TenForce

Leuven, Belgium, October 12th, 2017 – TenForce announces the appointment of Jan Van den Nieuwenhof as their new CEO. He assumed the new responsibilities starting September 15th, 2017 and succeeds Frans Vanhaelewijck who stepped down as CEO to take up a more active role as Technology Advisor.

Jan Van den Nieuwenhof has been part of the TenForce team for the past 15 years, beginning as Project Manager and Team Leader, before joining the TenForce leadership as Business Unit Manager, overseeing the development of the company’s software products.…

08/28/2017

TenForce Trace is Now Available in Google Play Store!

From the moment we launched TenForce our focus has always been to provide solutions for a smarter workplace. We empower workers to do their jobs better, faster and be more efficient. Inspired by the needs of our clients we launched TenForce Trace, the first stand-alone mobile app in the TenForce family.

You now have an easy-to-use, ad-free app to take and annotate pictures and better share information with your team members

Completely integrated with TenForce, you can use the app to:

Capture findings during audits and maintenance inspections, easily highlight critical points of interest, share the information with your colleagues and link it to the right action item in TenForce.…
12/07/2016

INOVYN Automates Management of Change to Achieve Operational Excellence and Improve Cost Performance /TenForce Networking Sessions

Here we are, just a few days after our 4th TenForce Networking Session, an event series that is already becoming a tradition for us and our special guests. This time we welcomed Dirk Gyzels and Bert Schietekat from INOVYN Manufacturing Belgium, who offered our audience a comprehensive overview of their TenForce implementation and their internal challenges and solutions for common pains related to incident management, audits, and management of change.

Constantly challenging the status quo

We firmly believe that a good software product is one that is continuously growing and adapting to the users’ needs and the reality of the industries it serves.…

11/08/2016

TenForce Networking Sessions: Arlanxeo automates work permits in 6 months. No more missed expiry dates and substantial increase in safety

At TenForce we believe that happy clients are our best promoters and we are always excited when they accept to open up and share their know-how with industry peers. This time we welcomed Arlanxeo, a world-leading synthetic rubber company, that trusted pmOperation in their quest to move on from pen & paper and automate Permit to Work processes.

The session started with a brief introduction from TenForce. Jetro Wills, pmOperation Product Owner, the one in charge to keep pmOperation relevant for our clients and performing to their expectations, was there to explain the vision we have for our product and the most important industry trends that influence its development.…

10/08/2016

How TenForce Saved a Company from a Possible Disastrous Audit

A service company, in the chemical and petrochemical industry, provides the storage of liquid products such as lubricants and bio-diesel. We were doing a presales trajectory together with them. We did a workshop, a demo, showed them all sorts of different scenarios, but nothing happened.

…Until a blue Monday, they call me – : “Are your offers still valid? We need an urgent demo!”

We went there the same week and agreed on a roll-out plan for 2 modules they urgently needed.…

07/08/2016

Kortrijk Xpo: Bezoek TenForce op Prenne #39

Wij zijn klaar je te verwelkomen op PRENNE #39 te Kortrijk Xpo. We konden de kans echter niet laten liggen je te laten weten dat we hopen jou daar te zien, enthousiast om preventiespecialisten te leren kennen.

TenForce adviseurs zullen er klaarstaan om je te informeren over de manier waarop de mobiele en nieuwste technologische ontwikkelingen de toekomst in de preventie-industrie zullen vormgeven. Ze zullen ook praktijkverhalen delen van klanten die de sprong reeds waagden.…

04/02/2016

Maintenance 2016: Beperk risico’s en boost je operationele efficiëntie

Het zijn nog maar enkele dagen tot de start van de 2016 Maintenance Expo in Antwerpen en het Tenforce team kijkt er naar uit om jou daar te ontmoeten voor een goed gesprek over de beste manier om aan risk management te doen.

Dit is hét moment waarop innovaties in de maintenance sector naar buiten komen om te spelen. Dankzij deze beurs krijg je dus de kans om op de hoogte te blijven van de meest actuele ontwikkelingen in de sector zoals asset management, shutdowns, production reliability, safety management en maintenance software.…

03/08/2016

Cava, Sandwiches and Practical HSEQ Insights from Monument Chemical

Last week TenForce held its first lunch networking session in Kallo, port of Antwerp together with Monument Chemical, our happy customer, welcoming a very nice crowd of HSEQ specialists. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and the air was thick with love for sandwiches, of course!

We kicked off the session with Bastiaan Deblieck from TenForce. He shared insights on how the adoption of mobile, digitally empowered operations in HSEQ will finally lead to smart factories with great diagnose capabilities, incident prediction, intelligent assets, real-time status reporting and even augmented reality with 3D asset visualization.…

03/01/2016

Bezoek TenForce op Prenne #37

Wij zijn klaar je te verwelkomen op PRENNE #37 te Sint-Truiden. We konden de kans echter niet laten liggen je te laten weten dat we hopen jou daar te zien, enthousiast om preventiespecialisten te leren kennen.

TenForce adviseurs zullen er klaarstaan om je te informeren over de manier waarop de mobiele en nieuwste technologische ontwikkelingen de toekomst in de preventie-industrie zullen vormgeven. Ze zullen ook praktijkverhalen delen van klanten die de sprong reeds waagden.…

02/08/2016

Public Works, Safety and Mobility – CxO gathering

February 18, 2016 – on that day, 28 key executives first time gather to debate safety and transparency in the context of Public Works. Business Leaders from the Telecom, Utilities, Energy, and Road Works business share Mobile practices and experience. How about safety data – should we herd or share? What about #IoT?

 

Geert Standaert, CTO of Proximus kicks off the debate: “Can #IoT practice impact customer intimacy?” Yves Van den Broek, Engineer @Apple sheds new light on the Mobile landscape.…
09/28/2015

An occupational safety and health management software is good for you, and it’s good for your business!

There is a growing pressure on businesses to have clean operations in a transparent manner, while employees are provided better working environments for their health and safety at work. It has become crucial to own a fully integrated Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality [EHSQ] management software system which covers all operations.

Some Stats! Each year, 4000 people die at work in the US. Each year, 3 million serious accidents happen at work in the US.…
09/18/2015

EU-OSHA releases its comprehensive guide to EU funding in OSH

If you are trying to identify funding sources for activities, initiatives or projects related to occupational safety and health (OSH), then look no further than the EU-OSHA funding guide.

Targeting EU-OSHA’s stakeholders, the guide provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of European funding opportunities.

In Part I, easy-to-use funding factsheets give brief descriptions of European Union funding programmes. In Part II you can find out about relevant European structural and investment funds that are implemented by national authorities.…

09/08/2015

EU-OSHA releases its comprehensive guide to EU funding in OSH

If you are trying to identify funding sources for activities, initiatives or projects related to occupational safety and health (OSH), then look no further than the EU-OSHA funding guide.

Targeting EU-OSHA’s stakeholders, the guide provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of European funding opportunities.

In Part I, easy-to-use funding factsheets give brief descriptions of European Union funding programmes. In Part II you can find out about relevant European structural and investment funds that are implemented by national authorities.…

09/01/2015

Event Coming up – Prenne #35 – Belgium

The 35th Prenne will take place on 17 september 2015 at De Montil Affligem, BELGIUM.

As usual we are are looking forward to meeting you at the Prenne fair. Please come and visit us during this event.

We will surprise you with our latest and newest mobile developments. In addition we want to share with some extremely interesting customer stories. We have extremely interesting learning on competence management, inspections and permits

What is Prenne?…

08/19/2015

OSHA unveils new “It’s The Law” poster

To help ensure that workers have a voice in their workplaces and the protection they deserve, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration unveiled a new version of its “Job Safety and Health – It’s The Law!” poster. The poster informs workers of their rights, and employers of their responsibilities.…

08/19/2015

Are you doing EHS Management correctly?

Get familiar with the 6 Practices & 10 Modules.

Throughout the last couple of decades, there has been a natural evolution within the EHS Market. This led to the development of 6 core management practices. These 6 practices are now the center of attention for companies which want to comply with the new regulations, while caring for the workers’ safety and remaining incident free. Pending on the different type of activities certain practices will need to be implemented.…

07/27/2015

TenForce Summer Event: Permits to Work, Chevron Philips, Antwerp

Thanks to Chevron Phillips, TenForce had the chance to host a user group session on its permits module. The speaker, the HSE & Integration manager, assisted by two HSE specialists, spoke about permit creation and the lockout/tagout procedure. The event allowed companies such as Solvay, Eval Europe/Kuraray, IBR, Lanxess, and Indaver to observe, interact and share their knowledge.

We believe that these gatherings allow great interaction and a better understanding, it also gives us a chance to show certain aspects of the product which not everyone may have been familiar with before.…

05/01/2015

Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued today a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined paces. Manholes, crawl spaces, tanks and other confined spaces are not intended for continuous occupancy. They are also difficult to exit in an emergency. People working in confined spaces face life-threatening hazards including toxic substances, electrocutions, explosions and asphyxiation.

“In the construction industry, entering confined spaces is often necessary, but fatalities like these don’t have to happen,” said Secretary of Labor Thomas E.…