Advances in technology affect everything and everyone, including workplace safety. The workforce is more tech-savvy than ever before, leading to changes in how we work and the availability of data.
With many safety programs out of date, it’s time to put technology to work to improve safety in the workplace. An article in Safety and Health Magazine suggest four ways technology can respond to today’s safety needs.
Companies of all sizes are benefiting from the use of technology in their safety programs, using it to improve and streamline the way they approach and implement safety initiatives. By analyzing the relevant data and feedback collected, safety managers can identify previously unknown safety risks and take proactive measures to avoid, minimize, or mitigate those risks going forward.
Source: Safety and Health Magazine, “Safety Leadership: Time to evolve: What the modern safety program needs to address”
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