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Seoul City Develops Industrial Site Safety Designs for People with Color Vision Deficiency

Seoul City Develops Industrial Site Safety Designs for People with Color Vision Deficiency

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it has developed the nation’s first industrial site safety designs that can be distinguished by individuals with color vision deficiency (CVD). At present, there are many cases where the safety colors used at industrial sites include red (prohibition) and green (guide), which cannot [...]

S. Korea Begins Research on Safety Guidelines on E-scooters

S. Korea Begins Research on Safety Guidelines on E-scooters

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s traffic authority said Monday that it will launch research to map out safety instructions for personal mobility devices, like electric scooters, amid a hike in deaths of their riders in recent years. The Korea Road Traffic Authority said the project is aimed at setting new safety standards [...]

Rail Institute Develops Unmanned Safety Check System for Railroad Facilities

Rail Institute Develops Unmanned Safety Check System for Railroad Facilities

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Railroad Research Institute said it has developed an unmanned automated system that monitors the safety of railroad facilities like bridges, using drones and artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The system consists of drones, a mobile control center that operates the drones and software that automatically analyzes and detects [...]

Seoul City Maps Out Plan to Ensure Safety of Pedestrians Around Drive-thru Stores

Seoul City Maps Out Plan to Ensure Safety of Pedestrians Around Drive-thru Stores

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that it had mapped out a string of measures to ensure the safety of pedestrians around drive-thru stores that will take effect from this month. Drive-thrus are a common type of take-out service that allow customers to purchase products without leaving their cars. [...]

Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of the enforcement of the so-called severe disaster law, which is slated to take effect next January, South Korea’s major construction companies are beefing up investment in safety. Under the new legislation, business owners or CEOs are subject to at least one year in prison or up to [...]