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February 8, 2023

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Using data to create safe sites and safe behaviours

We’ve been working with customers to make their sites safer with proximity warning systems for over 12 years. And as one of the first in our field to launch telematics over 6 years ago to support the product, we’re excited to see how this is now being maximised to make lasting improvements on site.

“Data is a tool for enhancing intuition.” This quote came from Hilary Mason, a data scientist and we think it perfectly sums up the way our customers use telematics data.

You know your site, you know your organisation, and you know your safe systems of work. And you often know if there is an area of your site, or an operation that is more risky than others. By monitoring how people are behaving around moving plant, where more zone breaches are happening, and by who, you can use this data to back up your intuition. This can then be used to get management buy-in, improve staff training, revise site layouts, and ultimately create a safer site and improved behaviours around mobile plant.

Our data platform uses telematics to give you location data, machine data, and person (tag) data. It’s built in Microsoft PowerBI – a tool that many companies are already used to using. This makes access and training much easier, leaving you to focus on what’s important – running your site and keeping your employees safe. You can set it up to suit you, if that’s checking regularly yourself and drilling down into the granular level of detail or setting up automated reports, you decide.

About SiteZone Safety

SiteZone Safety are specialists in managing the risk of plant to pedestrian collisions. The SiteZone proximity warning system has been successfully installed thousands of times and is adopted across a wide range of industries.

The SiteZone proximity warning system alerts both the pedestrian and the driver using vibration, audio, and visual alerts. It produces a detection zone around a vehicle, machine, or restricted area. Detection zones can be varied depending on the site and vehicle requirements. When the detection zone is breached by someone wearing a SiteZone tag the machine operator is alerted and can take appropriate action.

SiteZone are taking proximity warning to the next level by applying the data gained from usage to change the way people behave and make lasting changes onsite to improve safety.

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