Wearable Solutions, Ergonomic PPE & Wearable Technology

To drive innovation in the health and safety sector, Arco, the safety products and professional safety services provider,  has launched the Arco Innovation Award in a bid to help solve longstanding health and safety challenges facing the industry.

The Arco Innovation Award aims to drive innovation in the health and safety sector. A specialist agency has identified 36 start-ups who will go through a detailed assessment.

Workplace ergonomics is the discipline of designing a system where individuals can work safely, efficiently and comfortably. When applied effectively, ergonomics can reduce the risk of workplace injury, prevent long-term complications and increase worker productivity.

One example is software to identify bad posture in a working environment. It aims to reduce and prevent musculoskeletal disorders developed in the workplace.

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