New hardware and cloud-based software from the startup Smart Site will help the construction industry tack employee exposure to harmful materials as well as protect them from harm. SmartSite’s systems monitor noise levels, airborne particulates and UV rays with the goal of reducing health risks in the construction industry.
According to co-founders Michael Andrea and James Batstone, SmartSite’s hardware hub contains off-the-shelf sensors including a microphone, laser particle counters and UV sensors. SmartSite's system monitors particulates, UV rays and more on construction sites. SmartSite’s system monitors particulates, UV rays and more on construction sites.
Their software is completely proprietary, however, and lets construction teams quickly see where and when their workers are safe, or may be at risk, on a given job.