Lone Worker Safety Case Study

Workers who are isolated from other people on a job site—security staff, lone workers, and specialists with jobs in hazardous areas—are especially at risk in case of injury or sudden accident and represent a challenge to existing safety protocols. Existing processes often involve adding another person; safety watches, timed check-ins, and paper-based processes that fail…

Gilbane applies CT tech to worker safety

HartfordBusiness.com covered Gilbane’s commitment to raising the bar for the construction industry when it comes to safety with its latest implementation of Spot-r by Triax. By adopting the suite of Spot-r products, including the Clip which detects fall events and sends an alert to designate personnel, and EvacTag, Gilbane is greatly reducing the time it takes…

Technology-driven Safety Revolution Making Construction Sites Safer

Construction sites present significant safety hazards and challenges including working at height, moving objects and equipment, loud noises, and live wires. Safety is a top industry priority, and fortunately, a technology-driven safety revolution is working to support contractor initiatives towards zero incidents. ForConstructionPros.com highlighted the five ways in which innovations are advancing site safety every day,…

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…

The Safety Guide 2018: Wearable Safety Technology Offers Total Jobsite Visibility

From The Safety Guide 2018: Working Towards a Safer Aluminium Industry When it comes to safety on the job, it takes company-wide dedication, patience, and execution to ensure that each worker returns home safely. When employees are injured on the job, productivity and morale suffers as investigations are conducted and schedules are reworked. Fortunately, the rise…

Triax Technologies Execs to Present Role of IoT Tech in Improving Construction Site Safety, Visibility at Autodesk University

Company to Unveil New IoT Solution, Exhibit Flagship Spot-r Wearable System NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 6, 2017 – Triax Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of technology for the connected jobsite, today announced that it will be unveiling a new IoT-based technology solution for construction during Autodesk University taking place Nov. 13-16, 2017 in Las Vegas. Additionally,…

The Evolving Relationship between Technology and Safety in the Construction Industry

For centuries, safety in the construction industry was left to common sense and on-the-job experience. In the late 1960s, worker safety become part of the national conversation and employers were required to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers, leading to the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…