Safety First: Leveraging Technology to Help Improve Jobsite Safety
The cost and impact of jobsite safety incidents and worker injury influence a number of different aspects of construction. The bottom line is affected through increased insurance premiums, cost of claims and project delays, as well as other more indirect costs that include worker productivity, satisfaction, and retention. Conversely, there are opportunities to recapture significant savings by improving jobsite safety.
This article explains how technology-based solutions can help improve safety and reduce risk in several key ways:
• Enable More Effective Training
• Facilitate Compliance Monitoring of Safety Protocols and Procedures
• Provide Documentation of Incidents and Near-Misses
• Make Automation of Data Capture for as-built, Analysis Possible