Identifying equipment and assets in the field has always been a difficulty in rugged environs. with serial numbers becoming obscured and damaged.
Advances in RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) in recent years has benefited the industry greatly. RFID’s can now be placed on metal – whereas previously it was not possible.
Simply touching the RFID reader of the tag, will instantly display the equipment and have it ready for any safety inspection.
Rugged RFID tags have been developed specifically for the lifting industry and are widely available.
Some PDA’s come with an in-built RFID reader but wireless Bluetooth models are also available.
Recent developments in rugged barcode technology has now made them a viable option for the lifting sector.
Companies like www.certags.co.uk lead the way with rugged barcoding options and used within the lifting sector worldwide.
The Sitecert customer success team will be able to advise you on the most appropriate Auto ID for your requirements.