Who's making digitised height safety PPE already?
Updated: Oct 8, 2020
There are companies already producing height safety PPE, equipped with RFID, let's dig into why they're doing this, and what the customer benefits are.
DMM launched DMM iD in 2015, at the A+A trade show in Dusseldorf, Germany. Since then, DMM have integrated UHF RFID tags into pulleys, ropes, helmets, adventure park harnesses, along side their range of retrofit iD Tags.
DMM use UHF (Ultra High Frequency) RFID.
Customers have adopted DMM's RFID solution for inspection management for their thorough inspections, and inventory management for their daily movements in and out of stores, or assigning equipment to staff, locations, vehicles or jobs.
Inventory has shown up to 60% time saving, for teams of 2-5 people. Inspection management, which is often done by external contractors has seen up to 80% time saving, letting all the effort of the audit focus on the inspection of the PPE, and not the administration.
Edelrid joined the UHF RFID solution in 2018, selling retrofit tags, and PPE design to receive the tags, such as harnesses with pockets to put the tag.
Edelrid also launched their Gear Pilot mobile App, which can be used to manage items of PPE. There is