Industrial environments and construction sites will always contain some inherent hazards because of the nature of the work completed. Combine factors like repeated exposure to a job with added pressures of production goals or on-time completion of a project and the opportunity for injury greatly increases. Desensitization is often at the root of an accident, injury, or even fatality. But emerging technology can help avoid the hazard of desensitization in industrial safety.
Everguard CEO, Sandeep Pandya, explains the unique set of challenges that comes with commercializing AI in this Forbes submission.
The most recent National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2019 shows that 5,333 fatal workplace injuries occurred in 2019, the largest annual number since 2007. This startling statistic leads us to ask; Why aren’t efforts to improve worker safety generating a meaningful reduction in workplace injuries?
Everguard CEO Sandeep Pandya's latest contribution to Forbes Technology Council focuses on the value construction, manufacturing and other heavy industries are realizing from human activity recognition (HAR) technologies when it comes to protecting their most important asset, their people.