StrongArm, in conjunction with our existing safety and compliance tools and combined with the right safety culture, can have an immediate and profoundly positive impact in reducing risk for our industrial athletes. We are actively reviewing injury trends and metrics across the network to identify new locations to deploy StrongArm. High case pick/repetitive motion facilities are ideal candidates that can benefit from the technology. Each of these facilities are seeing significant results by using the technology to augment and enhance focus on safety and driving the right safety culture.
The future of workplace safety at Walmart is giving the power to the associates – engaging them, enabling them and empowering them to lead the safety program themselves. Technology like StrongArm provides plays a major role.
StrongArm’s haptic feedback provided to the wearer helps them focus better on proper ergonomics allowing for subconscious correction to form new habits with correct, safe ergonomic movement. The comprehensive analytics provided to our team allow for our managers to provide customized coaching and the ability to reward employees who are improving and/or utilizing proper ergonomics.