Tag: smart PPE

Back to Basics: Wearables and Smart PPE

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine wearables and smart PPE, and their potential impacts on the lives and work of safety professionals. All kinds of new technologies are currently coming to the forefront in the EHS industry, […]

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Smart PPE Now Tracks Worker’s Heat Susceptibility

If you work outside, you understand better than anyone the importance of staying hydrated, especially during the sweltering summer heat. While we all do the best we can, the summer heat can get the best of us and can lead to heat stress. According to the Centers for Disease and Control, “heat stress can result […]

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Keys to Introducing Wearable Safety Technology to Workers

“Technology is taking us all over” is the most prolific comment I’ve heard lately, most recently from a crew member on a construction jobsite in the southeastern United States. When introducing wearable safety technology, EHS managers must employ knowledge, listening, and patience.