Customer Focus

We work hand-in-hand with our customers to make safety personal because we believe that humans are more important than hardware.

Customer Focus

Why Now: Benefits and Applications

The SafeGuard™ intelligent Safety as a Service™ platform provides:

Enhanced Safety

Via AI oversight of workers in dangerous occupational settings

Increased Compliance

Through automated and digital documentation of safe work practices

Cost Savings & Avoidance

Via reduced safety overhead, fines, and workers’ compensation claims

Improved Morale

Through investments in technology to protect your workforce

Applications

Sentinel

Customer Scenarios

Sentinel's SafeGuard™ technology has been designed to account for a wide range of challenging occupational environments and scenarios.

Oxygen Depletion in a Confined Space

Background

Worker inspects an infrequently opened confined space on a ship. O2 levels at the entry hatch appear normal

Problem

Corrosion in the space has reduced O2 to critical levels. Worker collapses after a few minutes in the space

Outcome

Two workers fatalities from asphyxiation, $550k in regulatory fines, and a tarnished safety reputation

Solution

SafeGuard’s personal O2 atmospheric sensor alerts worker prior to syncope and death.

Heat Stroke During Military Training

Background

Airmen are completing the required SERE training at Joint Base San Antonio. The local temperature is over 100°F

Problem

Core body temperatures (CBT) of multiple Airmen have risen to critical levels, unbeknownst to the supervising instructors

Outcome

One Airman fatality and multiple cases of heat stroke, which have spurred discussion of SERE training reform

Solution

SafeGuard’s vital sign monitoring (including core body temperature estimation) and location services provide proactive prevention.

Line Worker Fall

Background

Lone electrical linesman is required to perform emergency maintenance on power lines in the aftermath of a hurricane

Problem

Linesman falls and receives substantial head injuries. Linesman is found an hour later after a missed check in

Outcome

Linesman dies in the hospital a few days later, $1.15M in regulatory fines, and a tarnished safety reputation

Solution

SafeGuard’s automated fall, no motion, location, and posture detection alerts EMS immediately.

Mitigating Active COVID-19 Spreading

Background

COVID-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly and enters a large warehouse or data center, infecting multiple employees

Problem

Employees exhibit minor symptoms and unknowingly continue to work through the infection, transmitting the virus

Outcome

Workers bring the virus home, infect immunocompromised family members, and pursue workplace-related litigation

Solution

SafeGuard’s core body temperature estimation, cough, and heart rate measurement provide early warning of physiological anomalies.

Worker Gets Stuck in Grain Silo

Background

Lone farming worker becomes engulfed in frozen soybeans after falling into a silo in Wisconsin in February

Problem

Worker loses his phone in the process, does not use a safety observer, and cannot free himself in 25°F weather

Outcome

Worker battles hypothermia for four hours before being rescued, employer is fined for $721k by OSHA for safety violations

Solution

SafeGuard’s core body temperature estimation, skin/ambient temperature, and wrist-based SOS alert notifies EMS.

Heat Stroke During Football Practice

Background

High-school football players are practicing on a hot and humid day in Louisiana

Problem

One player’s core body temperature (CBT) has unknowingly risen to 106°F due to the intense physical exertion

Outcome

Fatality and ongoing reform and litigation between school and parents

Solution

SafeGuard’s vital sign monitoring (including CBT estimation), exertion metric, and prescriptive insights provide proactive prevention.

Safety as a Service™

Join us in our quest to personalize safety and provide an intelligent guardian for workers in dangerous industrial settings.