July 20, 2012

What a Low Score Tells Us

There has been a lot of talk about what to do if an employee “fails” one of our tests. In general, a very low score, if repeated, indicates something is wrong. Lets say an individual has a baseline or normal score of .55. and his/her record shows consistent scoring within 10% of that baseline. If […]

July 13, 2012

New Accounts

Since BLT technology is now entirely web-based, we can get inquiries from anywhere and accounts anywhere. And we can deliver anywhere. So it’s interesting to note that South Africa and Singapore are locations of our newest. Not to mention Maine, USA. GoToMeeting will get a workout or someone around here is going to have to […]

June 21, 2012

New Alertometer Video

Check out our entertaining new video about the Alertometer network.

March 23, 2012

Looking Into Our Souls

These shocking small events over the past week: where do they come from and why do they happen? They are not really major events like a war breaking out or a massive natural disaster. Rather they are small events at a human scale caused by the actions of one or two individuals. Yet they reverberate […]

February 27, 2012

Trucking Tired

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has developed and implemented hours of service (HOS) regulations to limit when and for how long commercial drivers are allowed to drive. With the goal of reducing injuries and fatalities caused by big rig crashes, the regulations are designed to force drivers to take rest breaks. Commercial truck […]

October 27, 2011

The New APP – Alertometer

The new version of Alertometer seems to be attracting more attention than we anticipated. It is, after all, just an app. Maybe it’s the feature that allows a manager to monitor the performance of any number of users. Of course, they do need an iPhone. If interest continue to grow, we will have to bring […]

October 14, 2011

New at Alertometer, Version 1.2

The upgrade of the Alertometer app to version 1.2 opens a world of surprising possibilities. An individual user can continue to use the app for personal testing but he/she can upload results automatically to a company database.This information may be tracked by a safety manager to insure the workforce is alert and prepared. To review […]

September 19, 2011

History Lesson

Dag Hammarskjold died in an air crash a long time ago but I can remember how shocked everyone was. This article adds a new twist to this story and I found it very interesting. I know its too long but still, interesting. And it does relate to modern flying although we know a lot more […]

July 18, 2011

Without a Clue

Extracts of this report from Carrol County, Georgia highlights what can happen with a fatigued and impaired driver. “A new report released by the Georgia State Patrol shows students were afraid of a Carroll County school bus driver who they say was fatigued and careless the day he flipped a bus, killing one student. Kenneth […]

July 11, 2011

BLT and PRISM in South Africa

Scheduling shift work to reduce worker stress and fatigue requires juggling a number of different factors at once. Testing can provide a last line of defense but good shift work management seeks to avoid putting workers in a position where they are likely to be tired and impaired in the first place. BLT continues to […]

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