This is the result of a student project and does not necessarily represent the views of the brand. The danger of burning yourself is constantly present in a lot of industries ranging from industrial maintenance to plumbing and foundry work. There are three scenarios presenting a harm to workers related to high temperatures: Contact burning, hazardous temperatures and malfunctions. To prevent injuries a possible solution is a portable ir-thermometer which workers in hazardous areas can wear during their daily work. Being part of the personal protective equipment it needs to be seamlessly integrated into the workflow and simple to use in every situation.
How can an ir-thermometer be used to increase workplace safety?“