MākuSafe contact tracing and worker density mapping – Business Record COVID-19 Coverage

May 22, 2020

A slide provided by MākuSafe demonstrates the company’s upcoming worker density feature on the MākuSmart platform, which would show managers where employees have the most contact with other employees on worksites. Provided by MākuSafe 

At the start of March, MākuSafe of West Des Moines was prepared to see four years of work launch its wearable employee safety devices into a global market. Around 8,000 of the two-piece armbands were earmarked to initial U.S. manufacturing clients, who would use the armbands to collect environmental data surrounding industrial employees — using indicators such as location and speed to identify workplace risk factors on a busy warehouse or factory floor. 

Then the week that MākuSafe received their first large-scale shipment of armbands, the entire nation shut down to cripple the COVID-19 pandemic, CEO Gabriel Glynn said…

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