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Introducing the SlateSafety Band V2: The Future of Industrial Safety

Victoria WebbContent Marketing SpecialistSeptember 13, 2023

In every decision we make, we bring the finest products to you. At Levitt-Safety, we are driven to assist each of our customers with their safety requirements.

We're dedicated to delivering top-quality products, emphasizing performance and reliability in safety equipment. Our mission is to ensure your access to market-leading safety solutions, empowering you to tackle fire, safety, and environmental challenges effectively.

We are pleased to introduce the SlateSafety Band V2—an advanced solution designed to address critical heat stress and overexertion concerns for individuals and teams in demanding industries. 

SlateSafety Band V2

What is the SlateSafety Band V2?

The SlateSafety Band V2 is a cutting-edge safety wearable that goes beyond traditional safety solutions. It's designed to empower organizations by proactively safeguarding their workforce in demanding environments. This comprehensive wearable introduces a new era of connected safety wearables with its impressive features and capabilities. Unlike other solutions, the SlateSafety Band V2 stands out as a robust, rugged, and user-friendly wearable requiring no additional hardware. It's perfectly suited for monitoring individuals and large teams undertaking demanding jobs over extensive areas. It features powerful cloud-based software compatible with various devices and is built to withstand harsh conditions, offering waterproof protection up to 150 feet.


How does SlateSafety Band V2 work?

The SlateSafety Band V2 operates by utilizing the cellular network, much like a smartphone connection. In situations where cellular signal is unavailable, the band seamlessly transitions to either a nearby SlateSafety gateway for communication or temporarily stores the data on the band itself until a cellular connection is re-established. This means that crucial alerts remain functional even in areas with no cellular coverage.

Additionally, the SlateSafety Band V2 allows administrators to manage all devices through a centralized, cloud-based platform. Administrators can access real-time and historical data insights about personnel, including:

-Live and Historical Tracking-Detailed Analytics and Reporting-Instant Alerts to Wearers and/or Supervisors

Accessing this cloud-based platform from a phone or web interface enhances safety, security, efficiency, and simplifies personnel management, ultimately ensuring a safer work environment.

What are the warning signs of heat stress?

Heat stress poses a significant risk for workers in both indoor and outdoor environments, particularly during the hot summer months. In 2021, 35% of WorkSafeBC's heat stress claims came from indoor workers. (Canadian Occupational Safety, 2022). Additionally, those engaged in outdoor physical activities, such as construction workers are faced with increased heat exposure and physical strain.

Heat stress can lead to various heat-related illnesses including heat rashes, heat exhaustion, and with the most severe being life-threatening a heat stroke. It can also increase the risk of accidents on the job, due to factors like sweaty hands, fogged-up safety glasses, or lapses in safety protocols (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2023).

Contributing factors to heat stress include high temperatures, humidity, sun exposure, radiant heat sources, and restricted air circulation. Additionally, task complexity, the use of personal protective equipment, and individual considerations such as hydration, physical health, medication, pregnancy, age, and heat acclimatization also have a major influence on a person's condition.

Heat stroke is the most severe concern, requiring immediate medical attention. It disrupts temperature regulation, causing confusion, slurred speech, loss of consciousness, red and hot skin, profuse sweating, extremely high body temperature, and seizures. Prompt 911 calls and rapid cooling measures are crucial.

Heat exhaustion and fainting are also heat-related but not typically fatal. Recognizing symptoms in others is vital since victims may not notice the signs themselves. Warning signs can include sudden fatigue, nausea, dizziness, and disorientation, and affected individuals should be moved to a cooler place and seek immediate medical attention. (Government of Canada, 2023).

SlateSafety Band V2 Insights

SlateSafety Band V2

The SlateSafety Band V2's insights offer essential insights for worker safety, emergency response, asset management, workload management, and regulatory compliance. These insights support workers by mitigating health risks, facilitating rapid emergency responses through SOS and GPS capabilities, optimizing asset tracking, effectively managing workloads to reduce fatigue-related incidents, and ensuring compliance to safety regulations.

Benefits of SlateSafety Band V2:

This device brings several valuable benefits including:

  • Remote Monitoring: Monitor assets from any device and access data at your convenience.
  • Enhanced Worker Safety: Promote worker safety with haptic and LED alerts preventing accidents and incidents.
  • Wireless Updates: Stay updated with wireless device updates, no need for hardware replacements.
  • Seamless Integration: Effortlessly integrate the SlateSafety Band V2 with existing systems, without disrupting established processes.
  • PPE-Friendly Design: Designed for compatibility with PPE ensuring comfortable wear alongside personal protective equipment.

These benefits mark a significant advancement in safety and asset management technology. By embracing these cutting-edge features, organizations can effectively protect their workforce and optimize operational efficiency. The SlateSafety Band V2 represents the future of safety technology, offering reliability and peace of mind in today's ever-evolving work environments.

What can you use to prevent heat stress?


Canadian Occupational Safety. (2022). Indoor workers also at risk of heat stress. Read the full article. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2023). Protect Yourself From Heat Stress. Read the full article.

Government of Canada. (2023). Maximum Temperature in the Workplace. Read the full article.