Controllable Factors in Worksite Collisions

Worksite collisions are dangerous for your employees and costly for your company. Injuries, lost labor, and damaged equipment can all put your job behind schedule and add additional expenses to your budget. Although it is not always possible to prevent a collision from occurring, there are many factors that can be controlled so that collisions…Read more

Ways Drivers Can Improve Their Awareness on the Road

Awareness is everything behind the wheel, but staying on top form is not always easy for drivers. Managing driver fatigue and reacting to it appropriately is an important part of avoiding collisions and maintaining safety. There are multiple things that drivers can do to boost their awareness—and by extension, their vehicle operation safety—while on the…Read more

How GPS Technology Is Preventing Collisions

GPS isn’t just for getting directions to a location or finding out when your ride is going to arrive. It is also playing a critical role in preventing collisions in mines and on job sites, dramatically increasing situational awareness and keeping workers safer than ever before. Here is a closer look at Guardvant’s GPS-based collision…Read more

What Are the Impacts of Sleep Deprivation on Reaction Times?

Whether you’re operating a motor vehicle or machinery at work, delayed reaction times are dangerous. Sleep deprivation and the associated fatigue is a key factor in these kinds of dangerous reaction time delays. With on-board collision avoidance systems, operator fatigue can be quickly identified, so actions can be taken to prevent potentially deadly accidents. Here…Read more

In-Cab ProxGuard Features That Improve Operator Safety

For equipment operators, a 360-degree view from the cab has been impossible until now, thanks to ProxGuard. ProxGuard gives operators the awareness that they need to perform their duties safely and accurately, by alerting them to the proximity of objects that pose a collision risk. This proximity detector can drastically increase both operator safety and…Read more

What Is Sleep Debt?

Do you remember the last time you felt fully rested? If you’re like countless sleep deprived individuals, you might not even remember what it feels like to get enough sleep. Each shortchanged night adds to an individual’s accumulating sleep debt. The concept of sleep debt is still being debated by scientific minds. Sleep experts tend…Read more

Spotting the Subtle Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

Driver fatigue is a leading cause of costly accidents, and it’s why companies must be proactive about fatigue risk management. There are plenty of signs of sleep deprivation, both obvious and subtle. But even if your drivers know what to watch out for, sleep deprivation awareness won’t always provide reliable risk management unless your company…Read more

Recognizing the Dangers of Fatigue in the Workplace

Driver fatigue is a common cause of accidents on the road, and this extends to the workplace as well. People who operate vehicles of any kind when they’re not in the right condition can damage inventory, lose time for the business, and even injure themselves or others. Keep reading and recognize the dangers of fatigue…Read more

FAQs About Using OpGuard to Ensure Safe Vehicle Operation

Safety is key: If you don’t have a safe workplace, you take unnecessary risks that can slow your business down. When you add machinery to the equation, safety becomes even more essential to your operation. OpGuard aims to help you keep your vehicles safe and move your business forward. Here are some FAQs about using…Read more

Types of Equipment that Benefit from Proximity Detection

You need to stay aware of your surroundings when you’re on the job, as collisions can be costly and time consuming. Whether you use construction equipment or drive a commercial vehicle, proximity detection is key. It is even more crucial when it comes to previously damaged equipment. Here are some examples of types of equipment…Read more