BLT and Safety

If you are a pilot, a power plant operator, a crane operator or if you do anything where small errors have major consequences, we want to talk. Our technology is a simple and effective way to quickly check for fatigue and impairment. The typical test takes one minute and compares individual results to a personal baseline. Management can choose between two systems, 1. Internet based AlertnessCentral or 2. an iPhone based system, Alertometer.

Our tests are graphic, non-linguistic exercises designed to be enjoyable. They have been rigorously researched in clinical and field trials.

All BLT systems are patented. Research is funded by the CDC through National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Job Safety News

Heart and Mind

We have been concentrating on human impairment caused by fatigue because it is so common in the workplace particularly in shift work. But changes in general health can also cause impairment. This article summarizes results of a clinical trial involving 18,000 subjects. The ongoing study by Evan L.Thacker at Brigham Young University’s Department of Health […]

Android

The Android version of the Alertometer should be out this year. I have been waiting for a fully refined version of the Mac based system because i don’t like to work on changing software on two platforms at once. But I think we are ready. This will open up a new customer base for us […]

Better Interface

The new Alertometer interface a is a departure for us. Admittedly these things are more exciting to us than they are to users. But we think making things easy for our customers is important. The new site strips away the text and simply offers our customers direct way to sign up for an account. We […]

Reminder

The National Transportation Safety Board studies implicate driver fatigue in up to 20% of all large truck accident fatalities and 7% of all accidents involving both fatalities and injuries. In fact, one-third of drivers questioned in a survey admitted they had fallen asleep at the wheel in the last 12 months. Research shows driver fatigue […]

Alertometer 1.3 is Available on iTunes

The new Alertometer App has been published and is already in use around the world. We have made a lot of improvements. The App is now free for individual users! Letting individual users register for free makes it easier for group managers to add users to their net. We will continue to charge for group […]

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