Dallas Contractor Feted for Heat Safety Tech

May 14, 2024
Rogers-O'Brien provides free wearables to its employees.

Fast Company has recognized Rogers-O’Brien Construction with its World Changing Ideas Award for its implementation of a wearable sensor to protect its employees from heat-related illness.

The contractor, based in Dallas, Texas, rolled out VigiLife SafeGuard non-invasive wearables for its 98 workers after piloting the technology in 2023 across three major job sites in Texas. SafeGuard wearables continuously monitor workers to prevent heat exhaustion on job sites, reducing the risk of related injuries.

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