The importance of exoskeletons in construction
Construction suffers from a high rate of injury onsite – exoskeletons could help reduce workplace accidents and cut the number of days employees are off sick
Workplace safety is a serious challenge for the construction industry. It has one of the highest rates of workplace injury compared with other sectors, and that has the knock-on effect of a high rate of lost productivity through missed workdays. In turn, this can impact a job’s budget, profitability and completion date.
Figures released last year showed that