Safety Chats Podcast

The Value of Effective Data Categorization

August 01, 2022 Season 1 Episode 27
Safety Chats Podcast
The Value of Effective Data Categorization
Show Notes

Incidents, accidents, events, near misses, hazards - all these represent the stream of incoming data you are managing. The problem is the value of that data is only as good as the system you have to retrieve and sort it. This is where our topic for today comes in - finding an effective categorization scheme. When our categories are applicable it helps us find our data- easier, faster and help us link things in our data. Turns out that this categorization is called taxonomy and in this weeks episode we will discuss how to choose a system of categorization you can use to effectively manage all that data.
 
Predefined industry taxonomies: