Sunday, May 26, 2024

Top Five Construction Technology Trends to Keep Workers Safe

In a recent article from Sarah Noel Block Director of Marketing & Education for The Moran Group she discussed five newest technology trends to keep workers safe.

The one-time Science Fiction of wearing power suits now allows the wearer to ease joint strain and to do more work with less strain.

From sensors to smart watches the effort is in using wearable gear to keep track of the health of a worker not unlike NASA does with its astronauts.

Site Sensors:
Used to detect levels of toxins in the air they act as early warnings systems.

Drones are starting to play a critical role in safety inspections at a site as they can reach areas humans cannot and keep people out of hazardous situations.

Virtual Reality:
Can be used in safety training, in site management, and allow designers to walk through a site and see what the problems might exist before even putting a single shovel in the ground.

Read the article in full here.