Safety Technology encompasses all the new technologies now being applied to workplace safety: mobile apps, wearables, machine sensors, cloud-based software, predictive analytics, 3D printing, robotics, real-time employee monitoring and tracking, PPE tracking with embedded sensors, etc.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces the launch of IntelliStok® in Canada and the United States. IntelliStok® is a wireless vendor-managed inventory solution that eliminates the need to manually check and scan inventory, potentially saving thousands of dollars each year.
An explosion in an unprotected dust collector produces a high-pressure wave that can fragment the housing and send heat, flames and dangerous projectiles into the workplace. Obviously, this is extremely dangerous for workers, equipment and structures.
Compared to 10-15 years ago, companies are safer. Whether it’s tighter regulations, more awareness, enhanced experience, technology improvements or other factors, companies are doing a better job keeping their employees safe at the workplace. However, that number has plateaued over the last couple of years—the total incident rate per 100 workers has not changed significantly since 2017.
EHS 4.0 is upon us. Many companies are leveraging technology to facilitate, organize and grow their Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs. The influx of technology and EHS information management systems have made it more convenient than ever before for companies to collect and store EHS related data. However, it is one thing to collect data, but it is quite another to use data to make positive change.
Examinetics, the nation’s leading provider of workplace safety compliance services, announced a strategic investment in Kenzen, innovator of a wearable device to reduce workplace injuries by providing continuous temperature monitoring of workers. Examinetics is a portfolio company of Freedom 3 Capital.
In 2020, safety responsibilities ballooned to include precautions for a global pandemic — and this trend doesn’t show any signs of stopping. When responsibilities grow but your time and resources don’t, it can be hard to keep up with all the problems you need to solve.
KPA, a leading provider of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance solutions, announced the acquisition of iScout, a provider of flexible, intuitive EHS software designed for small and mid-sized organizations.
2020 was a particularly high-stress year for supply chains. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted operations and brought new hazards and health risks that companies had to consider. As businesses head into 2021, the need for change is clear.
The manufacturing industry presents a lot of high-risk scenarios within day-to-day operations, from lone-worker safety concerns to the risks associated with operating heavy equipment. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how nearly every industry operates, there are even more safety concerns to consider.
Here’s the summary: Among the articles in the February 2021 issue of ISHN Magazine, we dive deep into anti-bullying policies, discuss cold weather safety tips and offer advice on creating an emergency response plan for remote work sites.