Safety in Construction: Wearables

Safety in Construction

A lot of health and safety practices that have the most positive effects are not necessarily complicated or technological in nature. Project-specific training and safety meetings, frequent worksite inspections, and safety and health orientation and training are three commonly adopted safety innovations and have a positive effect on safety.
However, some simple technologies have had a helpful impact by improving site safety and control, such as drones, hard hats that detect carbon monoxide, site sensors, and most recently, wearables.

Productivity in Construction

Productivity in Construction

Behind all the technological initiatives in our industry is a simple goal – improving productivity. Often the best improvements come from a combination of people, the process, and the technology as we strive for better projects.

Mobile Youth Program WiFi

Mobile Youth Program WiFi

“The system is brilliant, we just arrive at the different locations turn it on and it works. We do not need to wait for the system to align itself, like the satellite, which sometimes took ages which meant the kids got fed up waiting for it.” Gary Coleman from The Buz

Rapid Internet Setup at New Site

Rapid New Site Internet Setup

“Since introducing OptiBond we have the ability to carry out rapid project setup which was not achievable with traditional communications, it has also provided the ability to plan better for short duration projects and moves and changes within complex projects. In summary OptiBond is a valuable addition to Taylor Woodrow’s communication portfolio.” Rob Ramsay, IT Director for TWC.

Remote Construction Sites – Connected Office Network

WiFi from Day 1 on Construction Sites

“The i-MO unit has enabled IT services to be provided from day one. As i-MO is a ‘managed service’ supplied by EMS, there are little additional support demands on the IT department.” Derrick Llewellyn, Morgan Est IT Systems Manager.

Remote Construction Sites – Connected Office Network

Many New Sites – Speedy, Reliable, Cost-effective WiFi

OptiBond is the first solution we have seen that appears to address all our requirements in terms of speed, reliability and cost. Arguably the start of a contract is the most critical time for the receipt of construction information, drawings, specifications, etc. OptiBond can be delivered and configured to provide immediate site data connectivity.” According to Neill Pawsey, IT Manager, Jackson

Remote Construction Sites – Connected Office Network

WiFi at New Waste Plant

OptiBond enables us to be operational from day one, it allows us to work no differently from having a land-line. We use i-MO to access emails, drawings, Word, Excel files all on a thin client set up