If some self-proclaimed tech prophets are correct, in a couple of years you’d be reading an article like this on some form of wearable technology. These prognostications are a little strong, and while the hype over wearable tech may be vast, it would be folly to underestimate its potential.
At LNS Research, we’ve seen many demonstrations on how wearable tech could change our personal lives, but how about the impact on the workplace? In particular, are there uses for these products within an environment, health and safety (EHS) context? The short answer is a definitive yes.
But before we discuss how wearable tech will influence the workplace from an EHS perspective, let’s look at why the idea has become so popular.