RAP International in TOP 3 Vendors for CONTROL OF WORK (COW)


Date: 04/03/2019

Independent research and consulting firm Verdantix Software Benchmark: Control Of Work report, lists RAP International as one of the top 3 vendors Control of Work, stating that ‘The report finds that three operational risk management vendors — one of which is RAP International — have the broadest and deepest control of work functionality’

The report was compiled to help operations leaders seeking to better control risks arising from maintenance and production work. This software benchmark provides a detailed analysis of functionality used to meet control of work objectives. The analysis covers capabilities offered by 17 software vendors for job hazard analysis, isolation management, permit to work, and shift management.

Mark Carter, RAP International’s Managing Director said:

‘We are extremely pleased to be recognised in such a way. To be classed as a top performer in Permit to Work and then acknowledged as the leader in Control of Work overall is a considerable accolade. Our continuous stream of improvements to Control of Work and our constant attention to meeting our clients’ needs, really merits this recognition.

Our RAPcore system currently under development, gives breadth to even more CoW elements as well as improving our existing ones. We are really excited here at being able to offer even better Control of Work along with the improvements in maintenance efficiency that our products provide.`

Verdantix says, “RAP International’s Control of Work software achieves 62% of the maximum potential score, making it the strongest software for the full breadth of control of work functionality that has not been acquired by another firm. RAP International achieves a tied top score for job hazard analysis with 2.4/3.0 and has strong scores in permit to work at 2.5/3.0, and isolation management 2.0/3.0. RAP International’s strong control of work offering, combined with a customer retention rate of 98%, has enabled it to work with customers such as Borealis, BP, Huntsman, OMV, PetroChina and Qatar Petroleum.”

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About RAP International

RAP International specialises in the development and implementation of Electronic Permit to Work (ePtW) and Integrated Safe Systems of Work (ISSoW) products, supplying the tools and support to improve the safety of site personnel and contract work-forces. It has been operating at the forefront of knowledge based Control of Work practices since 1994. From the original application in the high hazard oil and petrochemical industry, RAP’s products now provide simple and effective solutions for controlling risk and streamlining work processes in all sectors by a detailed approach to the identification, control and management of risk in the workplace.

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