The rapid expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed for millions of devices to be connected.

According to Gartner, 8.4 billion connected devices are being used today and, by 2020, that number will increase to 20.4 billion devices. This connectivity allows for almost everything in the virtual world to be measured, presenting a major opportunity for companies – especially those looking to strengthen their environmental health and safety (EHS) protocols. In the case of EHS, the IoT allows companies to collect an abundance of data, which can be streamlined to enable deep analysis for more informed decision-making and the prediction and reduction of risk and incidents.

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