Mining is a historically dangerous industry, but mobile technology for mining is changing that, aiding in improving health and safety, and increasing productivity. Studies show that use of mobile phones and mobile devices, such as, handhelds, tablets and laptops, are also helping with inspections, maintenance, and compliance. Mobile tech in the mining sector helps keep worksites and workers safer, improving overall mining operations.
More mining companies are embracing mobile platforms and technology not just to comply with Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) guidelines, but also to comply with the 2006 MINER Act, which followed several mine tragedies in the United States.
Mobile device are becoming even more adopted by the mining industry. Where is mobile technology for mining really having an impact and how is it being used to create safer mining operators and more productive workforces? Check out the GoCanvas Application Store to find mobile forms from the Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas, & Chemicals industry and the statistics in this infographic.