It’s no secret that employees who feel they are valued, entrusted, and empowered in their role are happier, more productive, and more committed to ensuring the success of the organisation they work for. Empowering your team leads to commitment and when backed by the right tools, can result in elevated levels of safety and productivity. For mining, there are constantly new innovations and technologies coming to market, many of which can enable staff to take charge of their own contributions, productivity, and most importantly, safety. Here are some specific technologies that will EMPOWER your team to do their job safely and successfully:
- Payload Monitoring systems are an excellent tool for operators, because they give accurate, reliable, real-time payload information. This at-source feedback is one of the most effective ways to improve efficiency and performance, as it empowers operators to make real-time adjustments necessary, in real-time, to maximise their productivity. An overloaded truck, for example, causes vehicle damage and safety concerns, while an underloaded vehicle equates to lost productivity. When an operator has access to data-backed information, they are able to make informed decisions.
- Fatigue Monitoring systems have come a long way in the past decade. With today’s advancements, predictive (rather than reactive) technologies are equipped with science-based functionality that allows for proactive and accurate monitoring. With the right system, operators know they will remain at optimal performance, fully alert, and that their safety is valued. More alert drivers are not only more productive, they cause less wear and tear to equipment during their shift.
- Proximity Detection and Collision Avoidance systems warn machine operators and pedestrians of the presence of potential dangers around them. Real-time, situational awareness gives your staff the tools they need to take responsibility for their own safety, and the safety of colleagues working nearby. After all, human assets are irreplaceable.
Empowering your workforce with the right monitoring, management, and optimisation tools shows your team that they matter, and enables them to succeed at the job they were hired to do. To explore how empowerment technologies can integrate seamlessly into your operation, please reach out to the team at RAMJACK.