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Wearable devices aim to reduce workplace accidents - FT.com

Question asked by Mark Homer Employee on Jun 1, 2016

Wearable devices aim to reduce workplace accidents - FT.com

Financial Times

Every day, 6,300 people die around the world in occupational accidents or from work-related disease — more than 2.3m deaths per year, according to the International Labour Organisation. “The human cost of this daily adversity is vast and the

I'm interviewed in this Financial Times article about wearables for reducing occupational accidents in hazardous environments. The article includes some fascinating details about wearable smart devices that are in development or live in the field today, like GE's smart helmet that enables two-way communications and the ability to instantly share information.

Think beyond the Google Glass and Fit Bit. For your field service team, what helmets, watches, and visors could support their safety and compliance?

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