Predictive analytics provides powerful tools that enable the rapid sifting of data to discern patterns that indicate impeding incidents. Safety is not alone in this quest to mine and analyze data to predict the future. Advanced and predictive analytics have revolutionized many industries, from biotechnology and mapping of the genome to banking and market research, and is the foundation of Internet search engines such as Google. When applied correctly, predictive analytics allows leaders to gain deep insight into their business and deploy their scarce resources in an optimal way.
In this article, we will explore how safety professionals can use data to predict and prevent workplace injuries. Read the full article here.