Journal article

Sensor-based safety management

Amin Asadzadeh, Mehrdad Arashpour, Heng Li, Tuan Ngo, Alireza Bab-Hadiashar, Ali Rashidi

Automation in Construction | Elsevier BV | Published : 2020

Abstract

The construction industry has one of the most hazardous working environments worldwide, which accounts for about 1 in every 5 occupational fatalities. The high rates of workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities cause irreversible harm to workers and are often the source of delays and additional project costs. Improvements in sensor technologies, wireless communication, the processing power of computers, and advancements in machine learning and computer vision are now enabling the development of sensor-based safety management systems. The rapid growth of Building Information Modelling (BIM) has also created opportunities for improving safety management. While considerable progress has been..

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This work was supported by a Monash Infrastructure (MI) grant. The authors would also like to acknowledge the support of the industry partners of this research. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the industry partners or Monash Infrastructure (MI).