While on the job, field service workers must spend a lot of time on the road and interact with electrical equipment, heavy machinery, and power tools that could post dangerous risks if not properly approached.
Safety managers should know how important it is to keep workers mobile in the field without leaving them vulnerable to hazardous gases. The technology behind portable gas detectors is getting smarter while the devices themselves are getting lighter.
When an organization’s job is to respond to fires, explosions or any other disaster that may come along, ensuring their first responders are protected is paramount. That’s why Blackline Safety Corp. is unveiling an equipment trade-in program designed to make it easier than ever for fire departments and emergency response teams to acquire cutting-edge gas detection equipment and the monitoring software that comes with it to keep crews safe.
Honeywell announced a new version of its Immersive Field Simulator (IFS) offering, a virtual reality (VR) and mixed-reality-based training tool that incorporates a digital twin of physical plant operations to provide targeted, on-demand, skill-based training for workers.
Federal workplace safety investigators determined that an oil company’s failure to take adequate safety precautions contributed to a drilling site explosion near Grassy Butte on Nov. 4, 2021, that permanently disabled one worker and left two others with serious injuries.
An industrial business needs industrial solutions. This is a logical statement that is often not applied in practice. Many companies engaged in heavy industrial and other demanding, dangerous work opt for off-the-shelf consumer-grade technology for their workers, potentially slowing them down and even putting them at risk.