Tools and Resources
Proximity Sensors for a Safer Workplace - July 2021: Explore one of the most commonly mentioned safety technologies for reducing hazardous situations in recent Work to Zero research.
Fatigue in the Workplace Series - May 2021: Explores several fatigue detection technologies and their ability to help save worker lives.
The Safety Application of Immersive Technology Series - March 2021: Explore immersive technology and its ability to help save worker lives.
COVID-19 and Technology Webinar Series: Innovative technology solutions play an important role in mitigating COVID-19 risks. Hear from organizations embracing technology to manage everything from physical distancing to workplace testing, and contact tracing to public transportation. View the series.
Work to Zero: Leveraging Emerging Technology to Eliminate Workplace Serious Injuries and Fatalities - An NSC member-exclusive webinar recording: Starting from a sea of possible solutions – augmented and virtual reality, drones, wearables, robots and co-bots – this session provides grounding in the intersection of EHS and technology. Watch the webinar.
Featured Technology Reports: A four-part research series on increasingly popular technologies that can reduce top workplace risks: Drones for Working at Height and Confined Space Inspections, Wearables for Fatigue Monitoring, Proximity Sensors to Avoid Equipment Strikes at the Worksite, and Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for Hazardous Work Training.
Work to Zero: Safety Technology 2020 White Paper: The Safety Technology 2020: Mapping Technology Solutions for Reducing Serious Injuries and Fatalities in the Workplace report is designed to help employers better understand how new technology can ensure a safer workforce. It looks at the top non-roadway hazardous situations where workers are most likely to die and provides technology solutions for each situation. Download the paper.
Work to Zero Tool: Explore our Work to Zero tool to locate safety technologies, access research and more. Locate safety technologies.
NSC 2020 Safety Technology in the Workplace Survey: Many of our findings are the result of two national NSC surveys conducted in April 2020 to understand the attitudes, opinions and barriers toward adoption of new safety-related technologies in incident-prone industries. Results were based on responses from 500 employers representing safety, human resources, risk or senior management professionals with significant decision-making influence, and 1,000 employees across manufacturing, construction, retail, transportation, agriculture, utilities and mining industries. Additional survey findings are forthcoming.
Campbell Institute Research: The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council is the center of environmental, health and safety excellence. The Institute's true power lies in sharing proven knowledge, actionable solutions and best practices from leading-edge organizations worldwide. Access the latest research on SIF prevention as well as technology.