Leveraging IIoT for Worker Health & Safety

“You have the required Safety and Sustainability Strategy in place. That is the WHY. It is thus vital that we redirect attention to achieve the Generative Culture in Safety to accelerate Core Values and Sustainability results within the organisation – which will bring us to the WHAT and HOW.” Captain Daniel Alcantara In recent times, […]

How SOL-X Protects Workers Globally with their Industrial Safety Solutions

It is no secret that the Heavy Industries, Oil and Gas, Mining, Construction and Maritime industries are potentially the most hazardous sectors worldwide. The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers’ annual safety report shows a startling rise in fatalities in 2021 and an overall total recordable injury rate of 0.77. This is 10% higher […]

How to Avoid Near Misses on the Worksite with SOL-X IIoT Solutions

How many times have you narrowly avoided slipping on a wet floor? At the worksite, this is referred to as a near miss. In simple terms, a near miss is an unexpected event that did not cause any harm, injury, or damage but had the potential to. The concept of near misses gained traction in […]

Industrial Safety Systems and Industrial Safety Solutions: How They Protect Workers

Industrial Safety Systems and Solutions

It’s no secret that the maritime and oil & gas industries are potentially the most hazardous sectors worldwide. The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers’ annual safety report shows a startling rise in fatalities in 2021 and an overall total recordable injury rate (fatalities, lost workday cases, restricted workday cases, and medical treatment cases) […]

The Future of Wearable Technology: Magellan X Introduces 3 Brand New Features for SOL-X Intrinsically Safe SmartWatch

According to the International Labour Organisation, approximately 2.3 million workers die from work-related incidents yearly –this shocking statistic corresponds to over 6000 deaths every day. Many of these deaths could have been prevented if proper measures were in place. Yet there are still companies that lack the necessary visibility into worksite operations for effective risk […]

Near Misses in the Workplace: How to Avoid These Accidents

reporting near misses, near miss system

Have you ever nearly slipped on a wet floor but managed to catch yourself in time? In the work site, this is referred to as a near miss. In simple terms, a near miss is an unexpected event that did not cause any harm, injury, or damage but had the potential to. Accidentally tripping or […]

Workplace Safety Culture: 5 Tips to Help Create and Maintain It

Achieve safety outcomes by reducing potential risks.

Workers in the maritime and oil & gas sectors have had some of the riskiest jobs for centuries. The mortality rate of workers on offshore platforms is disturbingly high. Although it has declined greatly over recent decades, these jobs continue to remain amongst the most hazardous of occupations. While out at sea, even slippery, uneven, […]

What is Behavior Based Safety and Why It’s Important

A behavior based safety approach is a scientific method to reduce unsafe behaviors

What is Behavior Based Safety? Behavior Based Safety (BBS) is a proactive method of implementing safety programs. By analyzing the risk factors that are created due to employee behavior, it aims to minimize safety hazards and reduce unsafe behaviors by analyzing the risk factors created by employee behavior. BBS studies how factors such as work […]