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CVS Now Features Equipment Usage Tracking

Several clients recently contacted us to ask whether CVS could be enabled to track issuance of safety equipment to employees. As we learned more about this customer request, we discovered that new OSHA silica regulations require companies to track the usage of respirator masks. While the new regs cover a wide range of safety requirements, one key aspect […]

By |December 8th, 2017|News, Technology|0 Comments

The Importance of Standardized Names


Whenever you manage a complex data base, with thousands of data records, you will certainly encounter the “nomenclature” problem. This is the need to have a naming convention for calling things by standardized names. As a simple example, the titles “Assistant Foreman”, “Asst Foreman”, and “ASSIST. FOREMAN” may all mean exactly the same thing. But these three terms will look different […]

By |August 30th, 2017|New Content, Technology|0 Comments

Visit us at the Safety-2017 Conference in Denver

Once again, InstantCard will be exhibiting at the American Society of Safety Engineers Exhibition, America’s foremost Safety-focused conference and trade show.  Over 5,000 safety professionals are expected to attend this year, making this an excellent venue for exchanging best-practices with leaders in the industry.

This year, the conference takes place June 19-21, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center in the Mile High […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Join the National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of other organizations across the country as we all work together to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Credential Feature allows display of complementary information

We are pleased to announce the release of a new feature to the C.V.S. service, which allows you to display additional supporting details about a specific credential. When created, any credential can now contain information on:

The “Issuing Authority”, ie the training organization where the credential was earned

“Notes” containing additional information, such as a license number, or the specific type […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Print your own ID Cards that work with the CVS Service

Most CVS clients appreciate the convenience of our on-demand ID card printing service. They can order cards in batches or one-at-a-time, and high-quality professional photo ID cards are printed the same day and immediately delivered to them.

Some of our other customers already have their own in-house ID card printing capability. We encourage them to continue […]

By |March 25th, 2017|News, Technology|0 Comments

Guidance on Choosing the best QR Code Reader

Clients often ask us our recommendation for the best QR Code Reader app. For years, we have recommended i-nigma, which is free and available on all platforms. It is extremely fast and reliable, and offers just the features required by CVS users.

Lucas over at www.uqr.me has published a list of “The 11 Best QR Code Reader Apps for Android, iPhone, […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Retreive Training Records with a Wristband Instead of an ID Card

InstantCard has been working with one of the world’s leading manufacturers of silicone wristbands to develop an exciting new way to access training records. We are now able to print unique QR codes directly on long-lasting, comfortable bracelets. In an industry first, we created this unique option to expand the usability of the Credential Verification Service to a […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Effective use of Standardized Nomenclature in CVS System

The CVS system has the powerful ability to allow clients to standardize the naming conventions used within their company. The application of standardized naming conventions is called a nomenclature. This post will discuss briefly how this can benefit your company’s safety program.

We have all seen the situation where the same course or training program has different names. […]

By |December 7th, 2016|New Content|0 Comments

How to Ensure Employees know who to call

In case of an emergency, or any other unforeseen situation, staff are often at a loss to know who they are supposed to call.  With all the unusual circumstances which can happen at any time on a complex worksite, its not surprising that precious time is often lost as the right person, who can address the situation, is identified, contacted, and brought […]

By |November 7th, 2016|New Content|0 Comments