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OSHA Pushes More Proactive Approach to Construction Site Safety

Some companies have adopted remote operated camera systems to mitigate risk in real time


By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor January 10, 2017
Construction workers cutting plywood panels on jobsite

In recent decades, OSHA has spurred the construction industry to take a more proactive, preventative approach to work site safety. This fall, OSHA released “Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs,” a major update of a 30 year-old program. The guidelines are designed to encourage businesses to implement proven, consistent safety practices to prevent accidents.

Some companies have adopted remote operated camera systems—particular used during the operation of heavy equipment and cranes—to mitigate risk in real time. Camera systems can be linked to software programs that provide analytics for the employer with access from any desktop or mobile device. 

Using this technology, monitoring safety can be done from any location. Observers can quickly and remotely identify important safety procedures, and can intervene to prevent unsafe activity from causing harm.

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