How the Inertial Labs Digital Tilt Sensor (DTS) is Shaping Construction Safety

Posted by Will Dillingham on Mar 17, 2020 10:14:04 AM

As of today, the leading cause of fatalities and injury in the construction industry is due to a falling related incident. Data that was gathered by the United States Department of Labor and published by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) found that in 2017, falling incidents alone contributed to 39.2% of the total construction tragedies.

But how do these incidents happen?

Much of the conventionally used construction equipment is designed to safely extend a worker as far as possible in order to allow them to operate in difficult to reach places that current automated processes are not capable of doing...

Topics: Stabilization, Pointing, orientation, Industrial