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FireHUD's Biotrac Platform Wins Inaugural Industrial Hygiene Award

April 08, 2021

An independent panel of judges recognizes FireHUD’s BioTrac as a leader in IoT–Connected Devices for its importance and impact in the field of industrial hygiene.

Trusted in some of the world’s most challenging environments FireHUD’s rugged, easy-to-use biometric solution provides industry leaders the ability to monitor the largest teams, doing the toughest jobs, over the longest distances. 

The BioTrac Platform is purpose built for teams that perform demanding jobs and allows for a holistic view on how a workforce is doing at the personnel, worksite and organization levels. Especially important in the field of industrial hygiene is knowing heart rate, exertion and core temperatures in real time. 

“The safety industry continues to see more innovative and robust products and services added to the market each year,” Occupational Health & Safety Editor Sydny Shepard said. “This contest is just one of the many ways we have highlighted outstanding industrial hygiene products. It is our hope in these continuously trying times that the Industrial Hygiene Awards will bring more information, awareness and safety to employers and employees.”

The Industrial Hygiene Awards honor outstanding product development achievements of health and safety manufacturers whose products or services are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve industrial hygiene. 

Occupational Safety and Health Industrial Hygiene Award 2021 for FireHUD


“We’re extremely excited to be recognized by Occupational Health & Safety for the BioTrac Platform,” said Zack Braun, CEO at FireHUD. “From a safety perspective, understanding how your teams are doing in real-time is critical. Our solution allows leaders to be alerted and take action before incidents occur, enabling teams to continue to focus on the work that matters the most.”

About FireHUD

FireHUD is a technology start-up based in Norcross, GA. The team focuses on creating reliable, rugged, and easy-to-use safety solutions for firefighter, military, and industrial applications. Their flagship solution, the BioTrac Platform, passively collects biometric data via an arm worn device and transmits in real-time to a web application for authorized viewing. The real-time alerting and historical trend analysis allow safety professionals to intervene before incidents occur while also identifying operational inefficiencies of workloads. FireHUD is funded by the National Science Foundation and the United States Department of Defense. 

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