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ome of the largest outbreaks in Canada have taken place in these types of workplaces, such as the hundreds of confirmed cases linked to meat-processing facilities as well as infections in several provinces traced back to a single Alberta oilsands work camp. But in many industrial workplaces, smartphones aren’t permitted due to safety concerns. That’s why Blackline developed its technology using a wearable device, which according to the company is already used by 60,000 workers in Canada and around the world.

Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Date: April 30th, 2020



  1. ” Blackline developed its technology using a wearable device… sees potential use for the technology in many sectors, such as utilities, food processing plants and chemical facilities, among others .” In what ways could this wearable technology be used post-pandemic?
  2. The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the use of technology in many fields. What are you doing to become more tech-savvy?

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