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U of I researchers hope to increase timber industry safety with GPS

August 24, 2015View for printing

"We've got to work to make it safer, that's really the goal with this. We lose a lot of people in the Northwest every year," Keefe said. "The technology's coming along, so I think this will help."

The three-year project will center on the use of GPS technology to keep timber workers in the know of where their crew mates are located at any given time.

By Shanon Quinn

Moscow-Pullman Daily NewsA

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