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.

Exoskeletons:
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.

Wearables:
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:
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.