MākuSafe® Blog Archive

Join Our Team!

August 26, 2020
We are currently seeking a Senior Firmware Engineer to join our rapidly-growing, collaborative and determined team. Please carefully read the job description below and contact us if you have the passion and skills to work with a company

Wearable Tech Benefits Shared in New Equipment Digest

August 17, 2020
MākuSafe’s innovative workforce wearable device and cloud-based data insights platform was recently discussed in New Equipment Digest. In the article written by John Hitch, they discuss the history of worker safety, the terrifying true statistics and the challenges organizations must overcome to help keep their people

Installation Team Readiness!

July 13, 2020
The addition of another “Maku-Van” to our growing fleet is exciting as it increases our capability to send our installation & deployment team into the field to ensure customer success! Coming to an industrial facility near you… if you love safe workplaces, honk when you see us on the road!

Industrial Wearables Webinars: LIVE and On-Demand

July 9, 2020
Our series of informative web events centering around workforce wearables for industrial safety management. Be sure to bookmark our channel page and check back often for the latest live event postings! On Demand Webinars Workforce Wearables In Action: Case Studies from MākuSafe Actual

Caught the latest MākuSafe E-Newsletters?

June 24, 2020
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Crest Foods Shares Their Pilot Program Experience

March 9, 2020
Crest Foods’ Karen Yardley shares their perspective on a being part of the MakuSafe paid pilot program. Safety in the 21st Century by Karen Yardley It’s amazing what technology can do for us in the 21st Century. Think of everything you do on your phone or in your vehicle that

Team MākuSafe & MākuVan Coming To A City Near You!

January 23, 2020
Our team has been on the road managing MākuSafe workforce wearable programs in six states! Customer Success Lead, Matt Joens, captured this cool photo of our new install van (#MakuVan) set against the backdrop of the St. Louis arch. If you catch our van in your area, take a

Wearable Tech. Real-Life Results. MākuSafe Pilot Program Data

January 22, 2020
Over the course of four months, MākuSafe worked with its partners to run paid pilots to gather feedback and data on the wearable device, hardware base station, cloud data platform and of course, the actionable insights uncovered. Take a look at the infographic below for a summary of those paid

MākuSafe Photoshoot with Des Moines Register

January 22, 2020
The Des Moines Register visited MākuSafe for an interview and grabbed some great photos of our space and our team while here. Check them out at the Des Moines Register.

MākuSafe Continues To Expand Team

January 15, 2020
2020 is kicking off with some really exciting developments for MakuSafe. One we are especially proud of is our team growth. We recently added two team members to the already stellar MakuSafe crew. Todd Kratz and Calvin Hall, have joined us as Software Developers. The newly expanded

MākuSafe mentioned in Insurance Nerds podcast interview with Rob Galbraith

January 15, 2020
One of the InsuranceNerds contributors, Pankaj, had a great interview with Rob Galbraith (The Most Interesting Man in Insurance!) who discussed AF Group’s use of MakuSafe… Purple Ponderings with Pankaj – E5: Fun with Rob Galbraith – The Most Interesting Man in Insurance! Check out what Rob Galbraith has

MākuSafe® is Hiring!

December 23, 2019
Exciting opportunity to be part of the MākuSafe® Team!MākuSafe® is currently seeking a mid-level, full-stack, web developer. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with prior experience that transfers well to being successful in a fast-moving startup company environment. This position will be part of the software team whose main

The MākuSafe® Difference: Part 5, Other Insurer Benefits

August 6, 2019
This piece is the final installment of a five-part series highlighting the impact of MākuSafe®. Read about its benefits for workers, safety managers, industrial organizations, and loss prevention/workers’ compensation departments on the blog.

Inside Look at a MākuSafe® & EMC Insurance Companies Pilot Site [Pictorial]

July 15, 2019
Recently Team MākuSafe® was proud to visit a pilot site with strategic partner EMC Insurance Companies. Executive Leadership from Risk Improvement, Underwriting, and Innovation Departments hear firsthand from Safety Leadership in a WC policyholder organization how MākuSafe® technology is currently being used, and its benefits in keeping workers safe.

The MākuSafe® Difference: Part 4 – For Workers’ Compensation and Loss Prevention Departments

July 9, 2019
This piece is the fourth installment of a five-part series highlighting the impact of MākuSafe®. Read about its benefits for workers, safety managers, and industrial organizations, and stay tuned to the blog to learn about how MākuSafe® impacts other insurer core systems.

Download Our Free Article To Discover How Predictive Data is Saving Lives (Click to Download)

June 26, 2019
MākuSafe® believes that workplace accidents could be predictable and preventable. Download our article to find out how!

Download Our Free Article to Discover How Wearables in the Workplace are Reducing Injuries (Click to Download)

June 20, 2019
Insurers are constantly looking for ways to reduce injuries and claims, download this article to find out why the MākuSafe® device is the answer!

The MākuSafe® Difference: Part 3 – Impact For Industrial Organizations

June 18, 2019
This piece is the third installment of a five-part series highlighting the impact of MākuSafe®. Read about its benefits for workers and safety managers, and stay tuned to the blog to learn about how MākuSafe® impacts workers’ compensation and loss prevention departments, as well as other insurer core systems.

MākuSafe® Hits Hardware Milestone

June 17, 2019
MākuSafe® received the first shipment of hardware off the assembly line last week.

The Importance of Tracking Near Misses and How Wearable Tech Can Help (download available)

June 12, 2019
Many safety programs face challenges when capturing "near misses" and almost accidents. Tracking these "almost incidents" is crucial to predict and prevent occurrences in the future. In this article, you will discover why near-misses and almost-accidents are so crucial to employee safety, understand the benefits of tracking more of these

The MākuSafe® Difference: Part 2 – Impact For Safety Leaders

May 14, 2019
This piece is the second installment of a five-part series highlighting the impact of MākuSafe®. Safety managers have a lot to worry about, so the focus of MākuSafe® is making their jobs easier and more effective. But that doesn’t mean bombarding them with alerts and messages, as is the case

MākuSafe’s 3rd Birthday: Celebrating, Reflecting and Moving Forward

May 8, 2019
MākuSafe's Founder & CEO reflects on the company's mission and accomplishments as it celebrates its third year in business.

The MākuSafe® Difference: Part 1 – Impact For Workers

April 30, 2019
This piece is the first installment of a five-part series highlighting the impact of MākuSafe®. Stay tuned to the blog to learn about how MākuSafe® impacts safety leaders, industrial organizations, worker’s compensation and loss prevention departments, and insurer core systems.

The Impact of Safety Culture on Injury Rates

March 27, 2019
Doing the simple things, which have the most value, consistently!