Across The Wire

  1. IBM Helps Organizations Monitor Their Workers' Safety With Watson Iot
    2/13/2019

    IBM Think -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced major collaborations with Garmin Health, Guardhat, Mitsufuji and SmartCone to monitor worker safety in hazardous environments, including those working in construction, mining and factories, using IoT technologies, integrated into wearables. IBM's Maximo Worker Insights will monitor biometric and environmental data to help identify whether employees are experiencing dangers or risk

  2. Hamilton-Ryker Uses Virtual Reality To Assess And Train Workers On Forklifts
    2/12/2019

    Virtual Reality (VR) is revolutionizing training, and Hamilton-Ryker's (H-R) newest division TalentGro® is taking full advantage of this new technology. The company is using VR Forklifts to assess proficiency and provide training to both temporary employees and clients' direct employees

  3. Former U.S. Marine And Firefighter Invents Glow-In-The-Dark Technology For First Responders And All U.S. Buildings For Visible Exits In A Disaster
    2/12/2019

    Imagine searching for an exit in a smoke-filled hotel or trying to leave a stadium after a terror attack

  4. KNAACK® Introduces New Safety Kage™ Model For Construction Site Safety Directors
    2/5/2019

    KNAACK®, the trusted leader in tool storage and security, today introduces the KNAACK® Safety Kage™ 139-SK-01

  5. InventHelp Inventor Develops Safety Equipment For Forklifts (SUU-361)
    1/17/2019

    "As a facilities supervisor, I have experienced debris and spiders falling from racks into my face while I am operating a forklift," said an inventor from St. Louis, Mo

  6. Brigade Electronics - Tackling Safety In The Waste Industry
    12/18/2018

    Accidents in the waste and recycling sector are a continuing problem, but the latest technology can help to reduce the number of incidents

  7. Detecting Work-Related Diseases Using Alert And Sentinel Systems: New Research
    12/14/2018

    A new report details the findings of a major project in which the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) brought together experts and policy-makers from across Europe to examine and discuss alert and sentinel approaches for the early detection of new risks and work-related diseases

  8. Speedcast Delivers Emergency Alert Tower And Equipment To New Plant In Texas
    12/13/2018

    Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, announced today that its systems integration team has successfully delivered a new emergency alert tower and other network hardware equipment to an ethane cracker plant in Texas, set to begin operations in 2020

  9. Hytera Introduces New Portfolio Of Intrinsically Safe DMR Radios
    12/11/2018

    Hytera, a leading global provider of innovative Land Mobile Radio communications solutions, officially launched its new range of IS products for its Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) portfolio today, including the introductory PD5i and groundbreaking PD9i

  10. NSC Receives Grant From McElhattan Foundation To Speed Adoption Of Technologies To Make Workplaces Safer
    12/6/2018

    The National Safety Council has received a $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation to launch the Work to Zero initiative, which will help educate employers about new technological safety advancements that promise to reduce and ultimately eliminate preventable deaths in the workplace