Available Technology

Available Technology

Patent Abstract: 
This invention relates to a warning system designed to protect individuals working near hazardous machinery. The system consists of a proximity-warning transmitter mounted to hazardous machinery and a receiver, worn by a worker, capable of detecting the transmitter signal. This worker-safety system can incorporate visual alerts and audible alerts. It also allows automatic shutdown of machinery upon receiver activation and may be particularly useful in the mining industry. - Applications
Benefits 
Easy transmitter installation - Signal can be adjusted for an audio or visual "warning zone alert" and a proximal "imminent danger zone alert"
applications 
Inventors: 
Charles A Gentile
Patent Number: 
7877340
Patent Issue Date: 
January 25, 2011
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