Wearable Technology for Construction is the Future – Keith Boyer
While it may not happen today or even next year, wearable technology for construction is sure to become an integral part of your business. And it’s a good thing:
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 37 percent of people aged 65 to 69 years will be actively employed, versus only 22 percent in 1996.
- Annual workplace injury costs have reached almost $60 billion in the United States, according to the Connecticut Business & Industry Association.
- According to the Liberty Mutual workplace safety index, United States businesses spend nearly $1 billion per week compensating for workplace injuries.
Not only can wearable technology for construction defend your company from losses attributable to an aging workforce and workplace injury, but it will also go further by proactively delivering meaningful benefits.
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