The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has released a fatigue research report detailing the value of wearable technology in the workplace. The study encouraged employers to monitor worker fatigue levels to reduce injury and increase productivity.
According to ASSP, the study demonstrated how to capture a work’s safety performance and translate the data into personal fatigue levels. The research involved 25 individuals wearing wrist, hip, and ankle sensors while completing tasks performed by manufacturing workers (assembly, stocking, and remaining in a static or flexed position). After working three hour increments, the study showed it is possible to collect safety data without interfering with daily work routines READ HERE