Modjoul Blog

Modjoul Team Member Spotlight: Dr. Praveen Nedumpully-Govindan

By Lucas Bradford on June 9, 2020 in Modjoul SmartBelt, IoT, Big Data

Have you ever wondered how Modjoul is able to provide the crucial data needed to limit illness and injury in the workplace? Well, understanding the intricate movements of the body and capturing industry leading proximity data doesn’t just happen....

Modjoul’s Answer to Social Distancing & Contact Tracing

By Josh Turner on June 4, 2020 in Modjoul SmartBelt, Return to Work, Modjoul Health, COVID-19, Mobile App, Social Distancing, Contact Tracing

Earlier in the week, Sarah educated us on what social distancing and contact tracing actually mean and touched on some of the ways employers are attempting to enforce and track the two. In deciding what plans, processes, and products to put into...

Modjoul’s Workplace Wearable: SmartBelt 2.0

By Lucas Bradford on May 7, 2020 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety, IoT, Injury Reporting, Safety Training

From its inception, Modjoul has been driven to meet the needs of our customers by helping them keep employees safe. Two years ago, we introduced the SmartBelt to curb workplace injuries (costing companies billions of dollars annually) through the...

The Importance of New Employee Safety Training

By Michelle Hiscock on September 20, 2017 in Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety, Safety Training

Safety training is relevant to every industry. Whether your employees work in an office or a warehouse, each employee should be properly trained for the job they perform and prepared for the potential risks they might encounter. Often this...

Why Near Miss Prevention Matters

By Michelle Hiscock on August 10, 2017 in Modjoul SmartBelt, Injury Reporting, Near Misses

Near misses happen every day in the workplace. Losing balance on a slippery floor, stumbling over unsupervised items, standing outside a door as someone else opens it – most of us can recall a time we encountered a “close call” or “near miss.”

Modjoul's SmartBelt: A Workplace Wearable For Every Industry

By Michelle Hiscock on March 6, 2017 in Modjoul SmartBelt

Since wearable technology first appeared on the scene, businesses have reaped the benefits. Amazon uses wearable GPS trackers for warehouse workers to determine the optimal path to pick up a product. Some companies provide activity trackers to...

How Modjoul is bringing IoT to the Workplace

By Michelle Hiscock on February 8, 2017 in Modjoul SmartBelt, IoT

On the third floor of the Computer Science building at Carnegie Mellon University, there is an infamous Coke machine. In 1982, programmers were fed up with walking to the machine to buy a cold soda, only to discover that the machine was empty or...

How the Modjoul SmartBelt Works

By Michelle Hiscock on January 27, 2017 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt


Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls with a Workplace Wearable

By Michelle Hiscock on January 23, 2017 in Modjoul SmartBelt, Workplace Safety

It’s not unusual for an employee to slip, trip, or fall while on the job. While these workplace incidents may not always cause problems, they can result in broken bones, a back strain or head injury. In 2013, slips, trips and falls resulted in a...

Workplace Wearable vs. Cell Phone: Why Modjoul Does It Better

By Michelle Hiscock on January 9, 2017 in Workplace Wearables, Modjoul SmartBelt

Workplace wearables are the future. In 2015, 2.3 million units were sold and it’s expected that number will increase to 66.4 million by 2021. One of the more common questions received when looking at wearables in the workplace is “Why not use a...