The Role of Wearable Technology in Addressing Core EHS Functions (Webinar)

Published 16 August 2018 by Steve Bolton &
Environment, Health & Safety Industrial Wearables Webinar

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Executive Summary

Increasingly, wearable electronic devices (or “wearables”) are being used as specialized EHS tools for collecting and disseminating data to enhance workplace safety. Employees can wear trackers, sensors, communication devices and heads-up displays that monitor bodily worker location and health, deliver real-time warnings, and enable information exchange with co-workers. This webinar will help convey the specific EHS needs that wearables can help address, various wearables available today, and factors influencing whether these technologies can be successful. The webinar will be derived from our recent research and hosted by Verdantix Research Director Steve Bolton.

About the author

Steve Bolton

Research Director

Steve recently joined Verdantix as a Research Director, based out of our New York office. He has over 20 years of experience advising on sustainability, EHS, energy management, corporate reputation, and other business value topics, creating and deploying innovative programs across diverse corporate cultures, enhancing operational excellence, messaging initiatives to various stakeholders, and measuring and reporting tangible achievements. Previously, Steve worked for the research firm Trucost in natural capital analysis and client engagement, the investment association CFA Institute spearheading the organization's global sustainability activities, and the consulting firm MBDC implementing cradle-to-cradle change across client companies, among other roles. He received a dual environmental science and public policy Bachelor's degree from The College of William and Mary, a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University, and an MBA degree from James Madison University.

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