Modjoul Announces First-of-Its-Kind Forklift Safety System
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.
How Modjoul’s SmartBelt Protects Hospitality Workers
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 […]
It’s A Time-Worn Question: How Long Should You Wear the SmartBelt?
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 […]
Wearables: They’ve been around A LOT longer than you may realize
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 Wearables: A Better Way
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 […]
Modjoul Can Supercharge Your Seasonal Hiring Strategy
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.
Employee Theft Plagues the Workplace
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 […]
Celebrating 5 Years in Business!
It’s a special year for the team at Modjoul as we celebrate the company’s 5th birthday. It has been a fast, fun, and exciting time as we’ve come a long way over the years, and we wanted to share the story behind how it all started and our successes. Founded in 2016, Eric Martinez and […]
Scaling a Product: Things to Consider
Scaling with a product is something few consider until the requirement knocks at the door. When research and development are in full flow and all sorts of innovative ideas are being explored, scaling challenges often take a back seat. This is one of the things that differentiates a seasoned product developer versus the amateur ones. […]
4 Ways To Help Your Employees Take Ownership Of Their Safety Wearables
A common complaint from our customers is about how to ensure their employees want to use the safety wearable. In the era of privacy concerns and automation, employees are often skeptical of new technologies and wearables simply become one more hassle for them to circumvent. Pushback from employees on any change in the work environment […]