Connecting Tech and Health: The Worker Wellness Program


Many miles away from the Expo site, on the other side of the world, is a rising fitness wearables company named WHOOP. Together, Expo 2020 Dubai and WHOOP rolled out a wellness program for Expo workers and set out to test the power of biometric health tech, in one of the busiest construction projects, where at the peak of construction, some 45,000 staff were on site. How can programs like this help make construction sites safer and protect workers in labour-intensive industries? In today’s episode, a prototype — and example of what could happen when labour standards, health and wellness, and technology interconnect. This podcast is by Expo 2020 Dubai and produced by Kerning Cultures Network.