Fully Protecting Workers with Smart PPE: Why Intrinsic Safety Matters

Fully Protecting Workers with Smart PPE: Why Intrinsic Safety Matters


Understanding intrinsic safety certification for Smart PPE use in certain applications, such as oil and gas and mining. The oil and gas industry is inherently risky, especially when it comes to explosions. Therefore, it is critical that oil and gas worker products be “Intrinsically Safe (IS).” When a device is…

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Chief Commercial Officer and Co-Founder -

Heidi E. Lehmann is Chief Commercial Officer and a Co-Founder of Kenzen, the smart PPE innovator focused on physiological monitoring and the prevention of heat injury and death among workers. Kenzen’s real-time heat monitoring system is used by companies to keep workers safe from heat. Heidi is a mobile technology entrepreneur in the connected devices / wearable products, mobile platforms and distributed media arena.

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Vice President, Engineering -

Skip Orvis is Vice President, Engineering at Kenzen. Skip has more than 20 years of product development experience for both the Consumer and Industrial markets.  He is also a U.S. Navy veteran who has experience working in extreme conditions through multiple deployments to the Middle East.

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