Using our blend of ergonomics, technology, and data science, Modjoul has developed a new solution to a long-standing problem: the high number of injuries suffered by new employees. New workers are five times more likely to be injured on the job than more experienced employees. These injuries can be costly, hinder employee morale, and decrease business efficiency. […]
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 […]
There is nothing scarier this time of year than workplace injuries and fatalities. Over the past years, total workplace injuries and fatalities in the US have actually increased slightly. However, it is not all doom and gloom this Halloween, wearable technology may be able to offer a solution. IOT wearable safety solutions when deployed in […]
We are always asked the question of the story of what on earth got into our minds to start Modjoul and what was the story behind it. The funny thing is that it didn’t take much thought, just a good idea we were all in. Eric Martinez and I worked together at AIG. He in […]
Whether you are on an assembly line, repairing aircraft, or even sitting behind a desk, employees within every organization want to do their very best to provide for their families with as little impediment to their workday as possible. The introduction of wearable technology to the workplace is usually met with mixed opinions from employees […]