In previous years, there has been a prevailing belief among the rail industry that a tradeoff existed between productivity and safety. However, in recent years, innovation has shattered this paradigm. The Rail Tech group explored ways teams leverage innovation to achieve both.
IIn July 2023, Sensat was pleased to host the first in-person Rail Tech Group knowledge share session. The session was an in-depth and open discussion between senior members from across the rail sector, including HS2, Network Rail, and Siemens, chaired by 4D Consultant, James Bowles.
In this briefing article, The Rail Tech group explored ways that teams leverage innovation to achieve enhanced productivity and safety. Traditionally, there has been a perceived tradeoff between productivity and safety, where increasing safety measures have been seen to slow down work processes and decrease productivity. However, in today’s rapidly evolving landscape, innovation emerges as the transformative solution that caters to both objectives. Project teams harness cutting-edge technologies to elevate productivity while ensuring safety remains paramount.