Summary - Smart digital monitoring systems for occupational safety and health: uses and challengesKeywords:
Are they helpful? Is it proactive? Like anything new, it’s important to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of new monitoring systems for occupational safety and health (OSH). Based on in-depth study of the opportunities and challenges, this research review proposes a working definition and distinguishes between proactive and reactive OSH monitoring.
The paper provides insights into what works, and what is still needed going forward. It offers insights for policy, research and companies, and underlines the importance of workers’ participation and human-centred design.