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Software Overview

design safety engineering, inc. announces the release of designsafe® 8 risk assessment software. New Software! New Features! Faster Assessments!

Risk assessments can be difficult, but designsafe® 8 helps minimize the pain and finish your assessments faster. This revision of the designsafe® 8 focuses on creating a program that is more intuitive, more convenient, more visual and includes more resources and creates more with less. This new version improves the speed and flexibility of performing risk assessments.  We have also have provided new control system assessment funcitonality, compatible with Windows 8, dynamic checklist and risk reduction measure updates and others.  

To view a brief video overview of the software please CLICK HERE. 

dse has developed a fast, easy-to-use tool to help engineers and safety practitioners to:

  • Identify hazards
  • Assess risk for identified hazards
  • Reduce risks in a structured method

    This new version contains many new and innovative features including:

    designsafe® 8 is mobile ready!

    designsafe mobile enables you to start a risk assessment on the shop floor, or capture a hazard and assess it on the spot using your iPhone or iPad. The results can then be uploaded via import to designsafe® 8 for further analyses. Similarly, you can export a designsafe® 8 assessment to your iPhone or iPad and take it on the go with you.

  • New control system assessment to assist with developing specifications for control systems
  • Spell check
  • Visual enhancements
  • Drop down menus to speed the assessment
  • Shortcuts and Guidance documents on how to stay out of the weeds of risk assessment and what to do if you are in them
  • And many small changes that really add up!

    dse has partnered with the B11 community and we are pleased to offer an optional standards package with the software. These standards include B11.0 (safety of machinery), B11.19 (safeguarding), TR1 (ergonomics), TR6 (control systems) and TR7 (safety and lean). B11.0, B11.19 and TR6 are all brand new revisions of these documents. This is a $680.00 retail value for $450.00. If you would like more information please call our office.