RFID in the “work warm-up schedule” provides guidance on warm-up breaks when working in cold conditions.

The Customer

Our customer is a company with over 60 years’ experience, is a global food industry leader with over 235 thousand employees worldwide. It operates production platforms and commercial offices in over 20 countries and has a diverse product portfolio that includes dozens of instantly recognizable global brands.

 

The Challenge

The legislation from some jurisdictions provides a range of acceptable temperatures for specific circumstances. In other cases, occupational health and safety jurisdictions use the Threshold Limit Values(NR36)  for cold stress as published by the Government of Brazil.

Where there are no maximum exposure limits for cold working environments, there are guidelines that can be used to conduct work/task assessments, create safe work plans, and monitor conditions to protect the health and safety of workers who may be exposed to cold temperatures.

For example, the “work warm-up schedule” provides guidance on warm-up breaks that may be needed when working in cold conditions.  The challenger is to manage thousands of workers and create a transparent evidence per worker about each schedule. Another point is to provide a way for managers to monitor and act when the schedule is not been followed.

The Smartx Solution

Our customer spent several months carrying out preliminary testing of hardware and software, in order to ascertain the appropriate mix. The team selected Smartx HUB as a cloud platform and implement a full solution based on RFID portals at the workplaces hot and cold.

Smartx HUB  RFID integrated platform is integrated with Human Resources database and factory access door

The Result

Surveillance and Monitoring

Workers and supervisors involved with work in cold environments are informed about individual schedule daily on Dashboards and mobile solutions.

With the daily logs is possible to manage any rules violation according to the government rules and protect the company and the workers against health problems.

  • Enhance the safety of your most important asset – your personnel.
  • Lower operational costs by preventing personnel injury & reducing liabilities
  • Gain real visibility at any given moment through an intuitive software “dashboard”.
  • Integrate with existing HR systems to ensure your personnel protection is part of your larger site strategy.
 

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