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MākuSafe Cited as Smart PPE Gaining Traction

EHS Today recently examined the growing market for “smart PPE” in the workplace. The arrival of COVID-19 prompted many companies to seek immediate solutions, while looking for long-term, proactive options for protecting workers. Advanced safety technology, for many companies, went from “nice to have” to a “must-have.” MākuSafe’s wearable safety

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Contact Tracing & Industry 4.0 Automation Upgrades Announced

West Des Moines, IA (March 2, 2021) – MākuSafe has recently released two updates which will have a significant impact for customers who need effective contact tracing and for those seeking industry 4.0 automation capabilities. MākuSafe is the leading connected worker technology; combining a safety focus

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The Comp Effect Podcast Interviews MākuSafe Co-Founder

In this episode of The Comp Effect podcast, host Todd Thams interviews our Co-Founder and CEO, Gabriel Glynn to discuss how technology and data is changing the future of worker safety. The Future of Risk Avoidance with Wearable Technology

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MākuSafe Presenting at 2021 East Central Iowa Safety & Health Conference

This Thursday, February 25th, MākuSafe’s Tom West will present to the 2021 East Central Iowa Safety and Heath Conference at KirkWood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. MākuSafe is a proud sponsor of the virtual conference, which is designed to help guide and reinforce best practices in workplace safety. Find

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Conexus Indiana Emerging Tech Webinar: Risk Management Through Workforce Wearables

MākuSafe’s CEO and CoFounder, Gabriel Glynn spoke at the Conexus Indiana Emerging Technology Showcase webinar; “Risk Management through Workforce Wearables.” The interactive webinar, featuring a panel discussion, was presented LIVE on Thursday, February 25, at 12:30 PM ET and is now available on-demand here or

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MākuSafe Presenting at SCSE Chicago Chapter Event

MākuSafe’s Tom West will join the Chicago Chapter of the Society of Casualty Safety Engineers on February 5, 2021 to share how our wearable technology and cloud data platform are making a difference in loss control programs and risk management. ABOUT SCSE The Society of

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MākuSafe Team Named Finalist for Two Startup Iowa Awards

The finalists for the new Startup Iowa Awards were announced last week and we were thrilled to see our company recognized in two categories. The Startup Iowa Awards are organized by Clay & Milk, a media outlet covering Iowa’s startup, tech and

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Tom West to Present at IASA Exchange Lite

MākuSafe’s Tom West will present at IASA Xchange lite, March 22-23, 2021. This two-day conference offers various breadth and depth of industry-specific topics presented by 17 of the insurance industry’s most influential speakers, sharing the latest trends, issues, and what’s ahead in 2021. The session,

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The ConTechCrew 247/ InsureTech Geek Crossover Podcast with Tom West

MākuSafe’s Tom West chatted with James Benham and Rob Galbraith on the ConTech Crew 247/ Insurtech Geek Crossover Podcast. They discussed the environmental and hazardous motion detection built into the wearable device, as well as the location and proximity of indicators within a location. In addition, they acknowledged that safety

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Founder Honored as ACORD’s Top 10 InsurTech Leaders

MākuSafe’s Co-Founder and CEO, Gabriel Glynn was named to ACORD’s Insurtech 2020 List of Top 10 InsurTech Leaders in the area of Collaboration. Every year, ACORD evaluates vision, execution, and outcomes to identify the Top Ten Leaders with the greatest current and

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Risk & Insurance Magazine Discusses Importance of Wearables

Aon’s Scott Smith and MakuSafe’s Tom West Stress the Importance of Using Wearables to Get Actionable Data Technology has advanced to the point that employers can pinpoint causes of injury and develop targeted safety improvements. By: Annemarie Mannion | December 9, 2020 The world is becoming

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MakuSafe Session at National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo

MakuSafe’s Tom West is presenting at The 2020 National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo is The Nation’s Largest Ergonomics Expo! There’s simply no better place to find and compare the products, tools, and services available to make attendees’ ergonomics program the best it can be.