We love data at Modjoul. Every day, our team is deep in data analysis as we work to discover better ways for keeping workers safe and reducing risk for companies.
It may sound trite, but it’s unquestionably true: Today’s business leaders must navigate historic disruptions to keep their companies on solid footing. From supply chain and workforce development challenges to ever-growing regulatory demands, leadership teams that deliver sustained profits while optimizing operations must be both more disciplined and more agile than ever, able to respond […]
History of Modjoul Modjoul is celebrating its 7th year in operation this month. From a startup housed above a pizza shop to a company with clients from coast to coast, it has been a fast-paced ride. We took some time to look back with CEO Eric Martinez and COO Jen Thorson, Modjoul’s co-founders, on the […]
Most industrial companies and operations stress “safety-first” messages to their employees and stakeholders. Unfortunately, some of those companies are “safety-first” in principle, but “profits-first” in practice. Those companies are the primary drivers of new enforcement mechanisms announced by OSHA earlier this year. They went into effect on March 27. OSHA devised the new enforcement tools […]
Much of what we do at Modjoul is blend ergonomics, tech and data analysis to create new, custom solutions to longstanding challenges. But while we have built a team around those three areas, our teams do not operate in silos because we believe the convergence of those disciplines holds the most promise for workplace safety breakthroughs.
Beyond the ergonomic and repetitive motion hazards inherent in their job, hospitality workers deal with significant workplace safety threats. While there is no single clearinghouse of data on the subject, available statistics point to the widespread problem of sexual harassment and even physical threats that hotel workers face on the job. A 2016 survey conducted […]
We love data at Modjoul. We talk most about how we measure and analyze a range of ergonomic factors that directly impact worker and overall workplace safety. The reliable, actionable data we gather through our SmartBelt Safety Wearable enables us to analyze worker movements. This then becomes the basis of our ongoing work with clients […]
While wearable smart devices have become common in everyday life, workplace wearables remain in something of a developing stage. In fact, when we first start talking to a potential new client about Modjoul’s SmartBelt Safety Wearable, there is nearly always some level of confusion about the technology and how it works.
Modjoul’s origin story is not unlike that of many companies. Long story short: Our founders identified a big problem and became passionate about solving it. In Modjoul’s case, co-founders Eric Martinez and Jen Thorson saw too many unnecessary workplace injuries and fatalities while working in the insurance business, and knew there had to be a […]
Employee theft plagues workplaces more than you may realize. Here are five startling stats for you: 75% of employees have stolen from their employer at least once. (Source: CalRest.org) 90% of all significant theft losses come from employees. (Source: Willis North America) 60% of employees would steal if they knew they wouldn’t get caught. (Source: FBI) Property is […]