Keeping frontline workers engaged with safety is a tricky business.
Tech can be effective, but there has long been a digital divide in the workplace. Software solutions have been deployed on a large scale for administrative and office workers, with similar support for "deskless" workers lagging behind.
According to a recent survey, in fact, 60% of frontline workers considered the tech provided by their employers to be inadequate, and 56% supplemented that tech with their own personal devices.
This is not a trivial issue - 80% of workers worldwide don't do their job from a desk. And this obviously includes the workers who face the most severe hazards and have a lot to gain from a stronger safety program.
Clearly, there is room for improvement. And the first step is deciding where you want from the tech you implement. For frontline workers, the key areas of improvement are:
Learn the 5 ways to empower your workforce at Safeopeida.