Using Technology to Deliver on your Facility Safety Program

Amanda Darcey

Amanda Darcey /

Last year, my colleague at Lighthouse.io created this infographic about the costs of a Slip and Fall at your property. The bottom line? A small spill can lead to a BIG cost. In that same infographic, we pointed to 2 key priorities to protect your people, your customers and...

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Why Employees Shouldn't Be Worried About Location Aware Apps

Amanda Darcey

Amanda Darcey /

There is a great scene in Season 4 of Parks and Recreation when Ron Swanson learns about “cookies” and Aubrey Plaza’s character winds up showing him Google Earth (spoiler alert: he throws his computer in the trash). Most of us are more tech-savvy than Ron Swanson. We know that...

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New York City hotel worker safety regulations: once a cost, but with beacons a value-add?

Amanda Darcey

Amanda Darcey /

In the New York City hotel industry, worker safety is not just a business priority, it’s enforced by the labor unions. Bluetooth beacons offer a cost-effective solution for pinpointing worker location, improving response rates and providing a value-add infrastructure. In 2012, the New York Hotel Trade Council negotiated a...

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How to maintain a safe workplace using location technology

Michael Carne

Michael Carne /

Maintaining a safe workplace is critical for all employers and managers. This is particularly important for occupations that involve large numbers of staff moving throughout facilities, potentially using large machinery or working in areas with slip and fall risks. While creating a culture of safety and implementing protective processes are...

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iBeacon technology set to enhance the delivery of security services

Ben Howden

Ben Howden /

Given there are so many applications for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Apple’s iBeacon it’s no wonder that piloting the technology is high on the agenda of many enterprise companies around the world. However, whilst it’s easy to get caught up in the endless applications of BLE...

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