A Firm Foundation: The Efforts to Improve Safety in Canada’s Construction Industry

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There has been a lot of change within the Canadian construction industry over the past few years towards sustainability and improved safety practices. The large number of federal, provincial and territorial safety associations are trying to make a difference in the safety statistics, but the annual fatality rate for the construction industry is still way …

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Building a Safer Future: The Importance of Safety Monitoring in the US Construction Industry

The Importance of Safety Monitoring in the US Construction Industry

What has been done in the US over the last ten years to improve safety monitoring in the construction industry? The answer, it seems, is ‘not enough’. Looking at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) National Census of Fatal Occupation Injuries from 2012 to 2021 makes for some pretty grim reading. Construction fatalities for the …

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Falling Short: The High Cost of Neglecting Safety in the UK Construction Industry

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The construction industry in the United Kingdom is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. It has consistently been in the top spot since 2017, followed by the group ‘Agriculture, forestry and fishing’. What is causing these fatalities and what is being done to stop them? What does ‘Construction’ include? First off, what …

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Employee Safety Monitoring

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Employee Safety Monitoring – Keep Workers Safe with Ok Alone Employee safety monitoring is more important than ever. Knowing where your workers are and if they are safe is crucial for businesses. Learn about why complete workforce visibility with worker safety monitoring is needed by businesses as part of their duty of care. Why Companies …

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Lone Worker Trends for 2023

At Ok Alone we are constantly developing our product, either adding new features from customer requests, updating our systems to keep them running efficiently or adapting our solution to improve the user experience. In this vein we are really interested in the changes in our industry and the predictions made for the upcoming year. Here …

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Integrations with Ok Alone

At Ok Alone we love working with other companies and seeing how our solution and their product can work together to create something wonderful! WhatsApp WhatsApp is one of the formats Monitors can be contacted in if a worker misses a check in or requests help. Monitors are sent a message through WhatsApp detailing who …

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