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Worker-specific exposure monitor and method for surveillance of workers

United States Patent

6,031,454
February 29, 2000
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A person-specific monitor that provides sensor information regarding hazards to which the person is exposed and means to geolocate the person at the time of the exposure. The monitor also includes means to communicate with a remote base station. Information from the monitor can be downloaded at the base station for long term storage and analysis. The base station can also include means to recharge the monitor.
Lovejoy; Michael L. (Albuquerque, NM), Peeters; John P. (Bethesda, MD), Johnson; A. Wayne (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
08/ 969,258
November 13, 1997
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.