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1. (WO2017155968) INTELLIGENT SAFETY MONITORING AND ANALYTICS SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155968    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021118
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06Q 50/22
G06Q 10/06
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Inventors: KANUKURTHY, Kiran S.
DIGRE, Steven R.
HOLLOWAY, Darcey L.
LOBNER, Eric C.
MADISON, Ted K.
SAVOIE, Philip J.
SMITH, Pageen S.
WELLS, Lauraine L.
WURM, Michael G.
FACKLER, Cameron J.
BROWN, James D.
BLACKFORD, Matthew J.
AWISZUS, Steven T.
BERGER, Elliott H.
Title: INTELLIGENT SAFETY MONITORING AND ANALYTICS SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Abstract:
In some examples, a system includes an article of hearing protection assigned to a worker, and a portable computing device assigned to the worker; a remote computing device communicatively coupled to the portable computing device, the remote computing device configured to receive sound level data that indicate different sound levels at different, respective locations of a work environment; determine, based on location data received from the portable computing device, an amount of sound received by the worker over a period of time; identify an updated location in the work environment having a sound level that is different from a current location, based at least in part on the article of hearing protection, the amount of sound, and the sound level data that indicates different sound levels at different, respective locations; and generate a notification that instructs the worker to move from the current location to the updated location.