Driving a 62% reduction in overall injuries and a 68% reduction in medical recordables, accounting for $250K in direct injury cost savings.
Within the first year of deploying the SafeWork System, targeted, ergonomic-related injuries decreased by nearly 65% across participating associates.
Realizing a reduction in overtime hours accounting for an overall $750K increase in productivity dollars across the whole department over the course of the program.
“If you look at the safety data from where we started to where we are now, we’re leaps and bounds better in terms of buy-in and overall safety culture in our building.”
Backed by hours
of real data
After nearly a decade of deployments at scale, StrongArm possesses the largest industrial data set in existence — 35 million hours and counting, all fueling the SafeWork System’s smart safety algorithm protecting Industrial Athletes around the world.
We quickly learned that the data being collected is only part of the benefits of this safety system. The real goldmine lies in what we can do with that data.
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 such as what StrongArm provides plays a major role in that.
Gaining access to our ergonomic risk data allowed us to identify the root cause of injuries at our scan stations. We knew we had a hotspot based on historical injury data, but we didn’t know why.