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The Technology Keeping Builders and Construction Sites Safer

Candy Lebby
by Candy Lebby on October 2, 2018

We can all appreciate how important safety in the workplace is. Whether you work in retail, on a boat or tending the flowers in a garden, we value our well being and working in a safe environment.

Constructions sites are where the magic happens when it comes to building the structures we see all around us. They can also be dangerous places as you can imagine, with lots of big machines, tools and debris floating around. Helmets and safety belts are helpful in a practical sense, but the overarching issue has been the lack of immediate data when its comes to how many people are on a building site, and where.

 "The overarching issue has been the lack of immediate data"

The fantastic news is that the construction industry is embracing the innovative technology on offer which is great because it’s making great things happen in the industry. This is welcome news for everyone involved- not excluding those insurance companies!

Triax Safety Construction Technology Innovation Bobtrade

[Photo Credit: Genie Belt]

It’s all about safety with these forms of technology, and knowing where and how many people are on a construction site at any given time, is a surefire way of making sure each and every head is accounted for. 

The construction industry has been around since the stone age and now, in this exciting era in the digital world, we are now able to identify the exact numbers of people working on a particular site and in which trade and project location. 

Triax Safety Construction Technology Innovation Bobtrade [Photo Credit: Triax]

"We are now able to identify the exact numbers of people working on a particular site"

Triax created Spot-r, a clever solution created to improve construction sites worldwide. Spot-r products are the first non-gps scaleable devices which track everything from your workers to your resources, and all in real time.

There is a Spot-r monitor which monitors equipment location, workers on site, and there's even a device which kickstarts evacuation procedures if something troublesome occurs. The Spot-r Evactag can be triggered by supervisors on site and alert workers to head to the muster point safely.

Triax Safety Construction Technology Innovation Bobtrade [Photo Credit: Triax]

It’s hard to ignore the powerful results this technology provides for workers and the construction industry as a whole. The potential for better and more adequately run buildings sites is already here with these game changers. When we work with technology, we can change the landscape of the industry, in a way that benefits all.

We really love talking about amazing technology in the construction industry. Our articles on the Guardian GT and robotic fish SoFi, are definitely worth checking out! 

When you've read those, why not head over to our forum and discuss which technology you're most excited about?

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AUTHOR
Candy Lebby

Candy Lebby

Content Writer Executive at Bobtrade , relishes in learning about the innovative technology in the construction industry , mama to my beautiful 4 year old, Benjamin, blogger and video games enthusiast.!