Using wireless sensors to maintain social distancing on the factory floor

Updated: Jun 2, 2020

Protecting workers’ health and safety is key to getting industrial manufacturing back online. As supply chains restart and stay-at-home rules ease, factories are starting to reopen. But production lines and factory floors look quite different from before the pandemic. 

Now, plants must give workers enough space to prevent the spread of viral particles.

They should also limit employees’ movement inside the plant to reduce the likelihood of an outbreak. These new practices require training, focus, and tools to reinforce new work habits. 

A network of remote IoT sensors can help industrial manufacturers protect workers on the job. Here are a few examples of what’s being done already and what more sensors can do.

Smart Industry can help the world of tomorrow applying social distancing efficiently.

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Written by: Ray Almgren

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