The use of wearable technology is becoming a welcome development in many industries these days. Because of its potential to enhance and ensure employees’ health and safety, employers are urged to consider adopting the use of wearables to reduce emergency room or U.S. HealthWorks urgent care visits.
Smart watches, helmets, visors, and other wearables are designed to boost the efficiency of employees, especially those working in hazardous environments, such as the mining and oil industries. Prompting the development of these devices is this sobering piece of data: 2.3 million incidents of either death, accidents and work-related diseases occur globally each year. Knowing the various technologies in which your company can invest is a step towards better health and safety among your employees. Read more from this blog: