COVID cases rise on jobsites; here’s how to limit worker interaction

COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes and meatpacking plants have made national headlines, but there are warning signs from academic studies and local public health data that the construction industry may also be a trouble spot. According to a recent story in Construction Dive, construction is among the top two or three industries with the most…

CDC redefines ‘close contact,’ warns about airborne transmission; here’s what it means for you

For months, we’ve known that COVID-19 respiratory droplets can travel up to six feet, and that’s why we keep a physical distance of six feet from each other. Health experts also have recommended limiting contact with others to less than 15 consecutive minutes to avoid the transmission of the coronavirus. But now, the Centers for…

Wearable Technology in the Time of COVID-19

Businesses all over the globe are facing the ever-increasing challenge of keeping their employees safe and complying with safety guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19. While many businesses have adopted work-from-home procedures and others have furloughed their employees or shut down completely, essential businesses are still operational and finding it more critical than ever…

Technology Doesn’t Lie: KBE Building Team Talks Benefits of Spot-r

KBE Building Corporation is at work on a major project in Virginia, and as crews complete the multi-story building, they’re also wearing a Spot-r Clip on their waist. The Internet of Things-enabled wearable device monitors workers’ movements around a jobsite, helping supervisors reduce risk and injuries, cut waste and better manage projects.  KBE Building, a…

Control access to your jobsite with our latest solution – Spot-r Access Control

General contractors and building companies typically try to control access on jobsites, and for good reason. Project owners often require it, particularly in urban settings. But restricted access also is just good construction site management. When you control who has access to a work site, you can prevent theft and harm to equipment and protect…