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Idea wykorzystania bezprzewodowej sieci sensorowej i Internetu rzeczy do monitorowania środowiska pracy i ostrzegania pracowników przed zagrożeniami
The idea of the use of wireless sensor networks and the Internet of things for monitoring the working environment and warning workers about hazards

Author(s): Leszek Morzyński
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management, Sociology
Published by: Centralny Instytut Ochrony Pracy – Państwowy Instytut Badawczy
Keywords: work environment: harmful factors: monitoring: wireless sensor networks: Wi-Fi: Bluetooth LE: beacon: Internet of Things

Summary/Abstract: Hazards caused by various types of factors harmful to health that occur in the work environment are the cause for occupational diseases. Undertaking preventive actions that protect employees against excessive exposure to these factors their measurements and assessment of exposure of workers at the workplace. For these purposes wireless sensor networks can be used.The article presents the basic issues of wireless sensor networks and the possibility of implementing this type of network as well as the Internet of Things to monitor the work environment for the occurrence of hazards caused by harmful factors, and to warn workers about them by means of wearable devices.

  • Issue Year: 568/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 24-27
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Polish