wearable technology


Creating scalable end-to-end ergonomic training solutions

SoterCoach, offered by safety science company Soter Analytics, is an innovative wearable technology solution that consists of small lightweight wearable devices. Read More

‘Safedistance’: Manage the social distancing of your workforce

Reactec has repurposed its system for monitoring workers’ exposure to health risk to create 'Safedistance', to enable employers to manage the social distancing of their workforce within construction, rail, manufacturing and other workplaces. Read More

Ergonomics and wearables in safety

The advent of differing types of ergonomic PPE and wearable technology, designed to keep workers safe, has seen an increase of new products coming into the market. Read More

Arco Innovation Award: Meet the finalists, part 2

The second batch of Arco Innovation Award finalists, in the ergonomics and wearable technology categories, has been announced. Read More

IBM wearable technology safety partnerships announced

IBM has announced a series of partnerships to develop wearable technology which will improve worker safety in hazardous environments. Read More

MOD to examine wearable technology for injury prevention

A Ministry of Defence agency has invited businesses to come forward with ideas on how wearable technology could help prevent soldiers from being injured in combat. Read More

‘Farmers can make small changes that will significantly reduce risk’: In conversation with NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts

To mark Farm Safety Week (16 – 20 July), SHP Online spoke with the Vice President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Stuart Roberts. Read More

Majority of UK workers “would wear mental health monitoring device”

The majority of British workers would wear a device to detect signs of mental health issues if it was supplied by their employer, according to new research. Read More

Robot safety part 1: is the AI revolution here?

You can’t help noticing an ever increasing tide of stories in the media on the growing impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in our lives. John Kersey, Health and Safety Manager - People and Culture, ISS UK, asks: how will this affect the health and safety profession? Read More

Robots and self-driving vehicles, these are the warehouses of the future

From wearable tech, to artificial intelligence, to 3D printing, technology is revolutionising the future of the way work is done Read More



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