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Artificial intelligence for construction safety, 3D printing part of new technologies trialled by HDB

Artificial intelligence for construction safety, 3D printing part of new technologies trialled by HDB.

SINGAPORE: The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has rolled out the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance worker safety at its construction sites.


This AI system will focus on two scenarios which are common causes of worksite accidents, based on data from the Ministry of Manpower, HDB said in a media briefing on Thursday (Sep 12).


The system will monitor workers who come within one metre of a non-barricaded edge with a drop of more than two metres and those who are under the path of heavy loads lifted by tower cranes.


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Adapted from CNA  15 September 2019