One of the ways that you can use mobile technology to your advantage is if you let yourself focus on the topic of safety at work. As long as you use the tools efficiently and in the manner they were designed, your workplace can be a much safer place to be with the new potential capabilities that modern tech has brought around.
A few examples of the ways that you can use this mobile technology include as proof for legal claims, the fact that there is cloud sync capability, if you utilize project management software to keep everyone on the same page, and as a way to free yourself from unsafe distractions.
Proof Of Legal Claims
Having a mobile device in your pocket means that you can very quickly bring it out to record something. If something dangerous is happening at work, having the video of it means that if there’s any time you have a workers’ compensation case, you’ll have video evidence to present your side of the case. You don’t want to abuse this privilege of having technology in your corner of the ring, but knowing that it is there and available should allow you to create a better workplace environment.
Cloud Sync Capability
By now, most people are familiar with cloud sync capability. And, assuming at least some people in your company are all on the same page about using these services, you can all share safety data with each other quickly and efficiently. Also, if anyone ever has to share photos with the group quickly or emergency messages with the group quickly, then cloud capability has that all handled automatically. Once a cloud server has been established that everyone can link to, communication is in real time.
Utilizing Project Management Software
One step above the idea of keeping everyone synced in the cloud is if everyone decides to use the same project management software. This way, not only will everyone be connected to real-time data, but the entire company can have a proprietary system of internal emails, project management statistics, and in the case of safety, emergency procedures written and put in a shared space as well.
Freedom From Distraction
Even though many people consider that cell phones and other mobile devices are distractions, the fact is, you can use them to prevent distractions as well. Instead of thinking about how you constantly have to go back to your computer in your office to do things, you know that you have all of the necessary information in your pocket. This frees you to focus more readily on the actions at hand. You can use your time up much more efficiently if you know that your information base is right next to you if you need it.