Workplace Safety and Health Management System

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Workplace Safety and Health Management System

Singapore
Organization type: 
for profit
Budget: 
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

The solution is a portable reporting device, customised software, data storage services and various push report options.

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The aim is to create awareness to public with our social responsibility campaign “ Safety@SG”, in mid-September, which will leverage on social media and mobile applications, to engage and educate our citizens to report any unsafe acts and provide them with content that will educate them. Our main business is, Vortport a portable, highly interactive and time sensitive incident management and reporting system, to generate, track and record work related accidents, disease/illness and unsafe acts/conditions onsite, WSH reporting also enhances the corporate social responsibility (CSR) profile of companies by integrating economic, social, ethical and environmental concerns in business operations.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Currently used solutions are pen and paper format that requires the transfer of pictures from camera ane ect. Vortport potential is a niche un-served market that is in line with government guidelines that instills corporate governances and greater ownership to stakeholders. We will have the first mover advantage in serving these focus industries.Vortport a portable, highly interactive and time sensitive incident management and reporting system, to generate, track and record work related accidents, disease/illness and unsafe acts/conditions onsite, WSH reporting also enhances the corporate social responsibility (CSR) profile of companies. This solution will launch in late November. Vortport can be leveraged as an indicator of good business performance by help companies in profiling their WSH policies and practices in their annual reports. Companies which have good WSH performance benefit from reduced loss time in production and this translates to better productivity and business performance. Vortport is position as a tool to assist individual organizations workplace safety committee or safety officers/personal. It allows them to generate reports and do trending analysis based on Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC) guidance on Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Reporting this creates transparency on WSH performance that could be leveraged to drive further improvements. This also creates confidence in investors that the company is taking active measures to improve its safety and health performance and thereby its productivity.
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

Vortport portable workplace safety and health reporting system which currently innovates form current processes for internal usage will empowers users to deliver accurate, timely and improved workplace safety and health reports on the move. The solution is a portable reporting device, customised software, data storage services and various push report options. Vortport telematics information structure is scalable and portable for the use of other applications like building infrastructure reporting, this provides for business growth into other areas of implementation. Build as a web-based application, information and content access are granted to any computing system with internet access.
Sustainability

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

There is no major competition for this niche market solution available in the market, the competition are establish software development companies that have the capabilities and resources to copy and expedite the development and ready to market process. This will give Vortics Communications the first mover advantage. We have a patent-pending for our solution.
About You
Organization:
Vortics Communications Pte Lts
About You
First Name

James

Last Name

Pinto

Twitter URL
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About Your Organization
Organization Name

Vortics Communications Pte Lts

Organization Country
Country where this project is creating social impact
How long has your organization been operating?

Less than a year

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Innovation
Select the stage that best applies to your solution

Start-Up (a pilot that has just begun operating)

How long have you been in operation?

Still in idea phase, but looking to launch soon

Social Impact
FOUNDING STORY: We want to hear about your “Aha!” moment. Share the story of where and when the founder(s) saw this solution’s potential to change the world.

Fresh out of military school, where safety and health were a culture that was embedded in us. I started my first job in marketing and sales, I told myself what am I doing here selling other peoples products and solutions, I wanted more than a day job, I want to make my own job. Than the challenge came, Fresh and new in the market, what experience can I back up upon to fuel my dream. Than it strike me, to use technology to improve safety and health culture in Singapore.

Specify both the depth and scale of your solution’s social impact to date

The key business areas are construction, manufacturing and shipbuilding & repairing. These organisations form a total of 16,689 registered entities publish by Ministry of Manpower Number of Factories by Industry - 2000 to 2009.

What is your projected impact within the next 1-5 years? Is your idea replicable? If so, how?

To make all workplace a safe place and decrese of workplace death/injuries.

Winning entries present a strong plan for how they will achieve and mark growth. Identify your six-month milestone for growing your impact

Development

Six-Month Tasks
Task 1

Beta Development

Task 2

Field Testing

Task 3

Market Introduction

Now think bigger! Identify your 12-month impact milestone

Sales and Marketing

12-Month Tasks
Task 1

Product Sales

Task 2

Safety and Health Information Potal/Activities/Media

Task 3
How many people have been impacted by your project?

More than 10,000

How many people could be impacted by your project in the next three years?

More than 10,000

Sustainability
Explain how your company, program, service or product is structured

Business

What barriers have hindered the success of your project to date? How do you plan to overcome these and other challenges as you grow your solution?

Bigger competition who are able to replicate our project fast, we have a patent filling date for our patent.

How do you see the information-technology and media sectors shifting over the next decade? How will your solution adapt to and/or drive that changing environment?

Mobile computing, which easy finger tips access. It set to work on tablets.

Failure is not always an option. If your solution fails to gain traction in the next two years, what other applications of the idea could you explore?

Development of smart energy solutions, we are also working on the project now, but not all our resources are focused on that solution.

Expand on your selections, explaining how you will sustain funding

Will be reasonably priced to ensure SME‟s are also able to adopt this tool. The standard sell package consist of a handheld device and our services are projected at SGD$8500, with addition handheld device going for SGD$3000. Based on timeline set for Vortport ready to market is 6 months from being incorporated, we project a total of 58 units sold in 1 year with a gross sale of SGD$493,000.

Tell us about your partnerships
What type of team (staff, volunteers, etc.) will ensure that you achieve the growth milestones identified in the Social Impact section?

Currently incubate in a educational insitute, with accees to facilities, tools and manpowers.

Changemakers is a collaborative and supportive space. Please specify any community resources you would need to grow and sustain your initiative. Select all that apply

Marketing or media, Research or information, Collaboration or networking, Innovation or ideas.

Specify any resources you might offer to support other initiatives. Select all that apply

Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren’t specified within the list
Summary
Define your company, program, service or product in 1-2 short sentences

Vortics Communications develops and provides focused turnkey solutions in virtual, portable and telematics technologies.

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