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How Industry 4.0 can really help with safety

Graham Immerman
February 06, 2019

Safety is a top priority of manufacturing companies, and for good reason!

Industry 4.0 has a lot of benefits, but improving safety for employees is definitely one of them. Knowing if your machines aren't working properly before something goes wrong doesn't just increase efficiency, it makes your floor safer. 

IndustryWeek said, "The poor safety record of manufacturers and distributors around the world, presents an opportunity for innovative startups to step in an make real changes which could ultimately save thousands of lives each year."

There are some other companies doing amazing work, too, like creating devices that detect cognitive fatigue. Check it out!

Tech Startups Leading New Wave of Industrial SafetySource: http://www.industryweek.com

The company's proprietary wearable technology gathers real-time environmental and motion data from workers in industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, and logistics, then interprets the data using Machine Learning to identify high-risk trends.The startup launched its "hearable" technology earlier this year—a headset worn by workers which gathers data about onsite noise levels while protecting the wearer from excessive noise.Read More

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