#beableWebinar 3 September 2020: Productivity & Safety in the Built Environment
With Su Butcher, Paul Wilkinson & Andrew Lambert, hosted by Stuart Young of COMIT Projects
COVID-19 aside, the use of wearables in construction has been gathering momentum for a while now. In 2017 a study on the acceptability of wearables in Construction stated that employee …
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.