Chevron Partners With Accenture To Reduce Crane-Related Industrial Accidents Via Proximity Sensors And Analytics

Published 22 September 2020 by Kel Udeala & Bill Pennington &

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Executive Summary

This report is intended for EHS executives and is one in a series that explores case studies around the adoption of EHS technologies at prominent industrial firms. Chevron partnered with Accenture to successfully bring its futuristic vision of an industrial crane embedded with AI into the present. Both firms employed the services of Redpoint as the main technology provider, with Trimble and Symeo as supporting technology providers and Accenture playing the role of lead consulting firm. The project successfully improved the risk profile of worker-machine interactions, benefitted site access management, reduced unproductive time and reduced incident response time, all due to the technologies’ location-tracking and proximity-sensing capabilities.

Table of contents

Chevron Partners With Accenture To Improve Safety Through Proximity Sensors And Analytics
Chevron Used A Three-Pronged Approach To Improve The Outcomes Of Worker-Machine Interactions
Positive Financial Impacts Validate The Potential Of The Project For The Industry As A Whole

Organisations mentioned

Accenture, Chevron, Konecranes, Redpoint, Symeo, Trimble

About the authors

Kel Udeala

Industry Analyst

Kel is an Industry Analyst at Verdantix. His current agenda focuses on EHS, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational health software. He has a background in oil and  gas, renewable energy, waste management and recycling. He holds a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from University College London and an MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering from Brunel University London.

Bill Pennington

Research Director, Environment, Health & Safety

Bill leads the Verdantix Environment, Health & Safety practice. His current agenda focuses on EHS and sustainability services, product stewardship as well as benchmarking EHS technology buyer’s budgets, priorities and preferences globally. Bill comes from a background of corporate EHS roles in the manufacturing and logistics industries. He holds an MBS degree in sustainability from the Rutgers University.

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