Safety

Take Workers out of Harm’s Way

Construction is a tough, physical industry, and that means it involves risk. Automation offers the opportunity to reduce your team’s exposure to slip-and-fall, struck-by, and caught in-between injuries and help create a safer jobsite for everyone.
Safety Facts

Report Card

A perfect record. Built tracks machine hours, recordable safety incidents, and other key metrics from each project where we have a robot deployed. We’re proud to report that over a significant operating record, we’ve never had a single robot-related injury. Built Robotics is committed to raising the standard for construction safety.
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Safety System

Simple, Safe, Automatic

Safety without compromise. As a pioneer in construction robotics, Built has developed an integrated safety system that is commonsense, practical, and field-proven. Based on a foundation of best-in-class safety hardware, our safety system meets or exceeds all industry standards.
  1. Geofence a virtual barrier keeps the robot inside a safe working area
  2. Safety Barrier a high visibility orange barrier keeps workers out of the robot’s working area
  3. Audible Warnings & Hi-Vis Safety Lights high-powered lights that work in day and night
  4. Warning Signage signage to provide visual cues to workers nearby
  5. Wireless E-Stop an emergency stop located at the corner of the safety barrier
  6. Hardwired E-Stops emergency stops located on the excavator
  7. Bystander Awareness 360° cameras keep a continuous eye on workers within the robot’s working area
  8. Guardian™ remote, cloud-based monitoring providing redundancy to ensure smooth, reliable operation in the field

Experienced, Certified Operators

It begins with the people. All Robotic Equipment Operators (REOs) are selected based on construction experience, technical knowledge, and strong safety records. They then undergo an extensive training program — including classroom and hands-on teaching — before being certified to operate a robot on a jobsite.
A Robotic Equipment Operator (REO) Monitoring Robot Trenching Progress inside a Truck

Sense & Avoid

Onboard cameras and radar can detect workers in the surrounding work area, enabling the robot to react in less than a second.
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Geofence & Safety Barrier

The virtual geofence limits the robot’s movements and keeps it contained in the designated work area. The physical safety barrier provides a clear delineation for nearby workers, while keeping workers out of harm’s way.
Geofence barrier

Hardwired Emergency Stops

Instantly stop the robot and shutdown the engine. With Built’s hardwired emergency stops, all autonomous operations can be safely stopped with the press of a button.
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Wireless Emergency Stop

Safety at a distance. As an added layer of protection, a wireless emergency stop is set at a key point along the safety barrier to safely stop the robot from up to 1,000 feet away.
Wireless e stop action

Lights & Sounds

Multi-sensory communication. The Exosystem includes daylight-visible blue lights and 110-decibel audio cues to signal that the excavator is operating autonomously.
Lights sounds

Safety Signage

New safety signs for new technologies. Built provides official safety signs to attach to your excavator, ensuring that anyone nearby is informed of the robot's autonomous operation.
Signage

Guardian Monitoring

A Guardian Technician watches what your robot does in the field from a secure location. Guardian is the backup plan for the backup plan, and provides a human touch to assess complicated scenarios and make executive decisions to efficiently complete the job.
  • Dual-redundant 360° video coverage
  • 24/7/365 support
  • Targeted notifications for minimal disruptions
  • Remote restart
Guardian chat sample

Set Your Sights on Security

Record, audit, log. Redundant security cameras record 360° exterior coverage, as well as in-cab and on-tail footage. All data is backed up for thirty days.
Guardian obstacle detection person

Maximize Uptime

Walk away and let the robot keep working. Real-time notifications and continuous monitoring ensure that your robots maximize working time without interruptions.
Working excavator uptime

Always up to Speed

Be in two places at once. Guardian automatically sends updates throughout the day to ensure you and the robot are on the right track.
Slack notifications
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