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.
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 […]
Wearable Tech Can Eliminate Workplace Scares!
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 […]
The Next Best Offer
In the world of call centers, representatives are trained to present the Next Best Offer. If the caller says “no,” there is always a Next Best Offer. But does the Next Best Offer work in safety? Companies have an infinite number of items they can spend money on. Where does reducing injuries fit in the […]
Alan Kay said it best…
It was Alan Kay who said, “people who are serious about software should build their own hardware”. This thought, echoed by Steve Jobs in one of his famous presentation’s, packs multiple layers underneath. Hardware is always a scary prospect for startups, mainly due to the below factors Manufacturing Supply chain management Extensive R&D Inventory storage […]
Wearable Tech from the Employee Point of View
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 […]