How to Use IoT to Create Safer & More Lucrative Projects

In this byline for Construction Business Owner, Triax’s Chad Hollingsworth discusses how the data created by IoT devices on the jobsite provides unprecedented visibility into safety incidents and hazards.   Construction is a low-margin industry facing a skilled labor shortage and increasingly complex, fragmented projects. While every project is unique, with countless moving parts and diverse…

A Safer Jobsite Starts with the Right Mindset and a Strong Technology Toolset

In this article for Modern Contractor Solutions, Triax Technologies’ co-founder and CEO Chad Hollingsworth looks at how creating a safer jobsite begins with the right attitude and a comprehensive technology toolset. The construction industry geared up for Safety Week (May 7–11). Now its fifth year, what began as a joint initiative between the Construction Industry…

Using IoT Technology to Create a Safer Jobsite

In this article for Construction Executive, Triax Technologies CEO Chad Hollingsworth discusses of the Internet of Things can help the construction industry improve safety outcomes.  Worker safety remains a top industry priority. In May 2018, during the fifth annual Construction Safety Week, more than 80 construction companies and industry partners joined forces to reaffirm their…

Construction Safety Innovations Happening in 2018

Construction safety continues to evolve, as wearable technology, drones, machine learning and artificial intelligence change the way contractors collect and analyze site data, survey risks, and stay ahead of safety issues. The proliferation of sensors and drones, in particular, makes it easier and more affordable for contractors to identify hazards, respond to issues, and reduce…

Using Technology to Connect the Jobsite and Boost Safety

Triax CEO Chad Hollingsworth wrote about using technology to connect the jobsite and boost safety for the NHEO Institute. The National Hispanic Entrepreneurs’ Organization was founded as a non-profit organization in 2008 and focuses on construction industry concerns common to Hispanic contractors and small business owners, and inspiring the next generation of construction workers. Read an…

CONEXPO-CON/AGG: Jobsite Safety Advances to Keep Pace with Growing Construction Opportunities

Construction is an economic driver, estimated to grow globally by 67 percent from $7.2 trillion today to $12 trillion by 2020. Despite this rapid growth, the industry continues to struggle with challenges that other industries have long overcome, including a lack of visibility and business intelligence across jobsites and project participants. In this piece for…

Rough Notes: Digital advances deliver increased benefits to construction firms and their insurance partners

Fatal accidents in construction were up 5% in 2016—the latest year for which Bureau of Labor Statistics are available —and are at the highest level since 2008. Of course, non-fatal injuries are also of concern and in addition to physical and human harm, they have significant business impact, leading to lost time, lower productivity and…

Improving Safety and Efficiency with the EquipTag

With over 10 years in the construction industry, and the majority of that working in GPS guidance and telematics for a major equipment manufacturer, I have seen the efficiencies technology can bring. Construction is a fast-moving, results-oriented industry. However, tight schedules and many moving parts means that information, communication, and resources often get lost in…