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Alerting device and method for reminding a person of a risk

United States Patent

November 27, 2001
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An alerting device and method to remind personnel of a risk is disclosed. The device has at least two sensors, a logic controller, a power source, and an annunciator that delivers a visual message, with or without an audible alarm, about a risk to a person when the sensors detect the person exiting a predetermined space. In particular, the present invention reminds a person of a security, safety, or health risk upon exiting a predetermined space. More particularly, the present invention reminds a person of an information security risk relating to sensitive, proprietary, confidential, trade secret, classified, or intellectual property information.
Runyon; Larry (Richland, WA), Gunter; Wayne M. (West Richland, WA), Pratt; Richard M. (Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 596,176
June 16, 2000
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0676RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.