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Axcess International receives order for wireless IDs to improve safety on oil platforms

Axcess International receives order for wireless IDs to improve safety on oil platforms

Axcess International Inc. has secured a contract for providing a wireless ID system in support of advanced workforce management applications that will improve the safety of workers on a large oil platform in the Far East. It will be the Company’s second oil platform implementation and the first to include a new safety feature for automatically monitoring workers for injuries on the job. MicroWireless-based IDs have been successful in automatically securing perimeters and internal facilities and in counting worker “in/out” status to comply with industry emergency evacuation regulations such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) federal laws in oil and gas and petrochemical operations. Now, with nano-positioning sensors implemented inside Axcess’ Dot MicroWireless CredentialTM, an individual worker’s on-the-job status and location is automatically monitored by the RFID-based system 24/7 to alarm in the event of a serious injury, commonly called a “man-down” situation, arises.

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