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Wearables with IoT Connected Sensors Helping to Improve Worker Safety

Every 15 seconds, 151 workers have a work-related accident, according to the International Labor Organization. Each year, 317 million workers have non-fatal occupational accidents worldwide. Even more concerning, 321,000 people die each year from workplace accidents. Despite safety regulations and procedures, work-related accidents remain a huge, cross-industry problem. However, there is good news. Advances in […]
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MakuSafe Wearable

Iowa Startup MakuSafe develops wearable devices to improve workplace safety

In mid-2015, after selling his software company, Gabriel Glynn found himself between startups. He was launching his next project, a podcast about the manufacturing industry. What he didn’t know at the time is that the podcast would eventually lead him to his next business, insurtech startup MākuSafe. Glynn, who grew up in Iowa around the […]
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Workplace wearable technology

How to Utilize Wearable Tech For A Successful Workplace Wellness Program

Employee workplace wearable technology programs have gained huge popularity in the last few years. The health and wellness of employees directly impact the health of a business. Studies have shown that 21 percent of male employees and 32 percent of female employees who struggle with health also suffer from chronic illnesses. However, employees who use […]
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