Technology


World’s first ISO approved drone safety standards announced

The world’s first ISO approved drone standards have been announced by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) following a 12-month period of consultation with drone professionals, academics, businesses and the general public. Read More

Ergonomics and wearables in safety

The advent of differing types of ergonomic PPE and wearable technology, designed to keep workers safe, has seen an increase of new products coming into the market. Read More

Arco Innovation Award: Meet the finalists, part 2

The second batch of Arco Innovation Award finalists, in the ergonomics and wearable technology categories, has been announced. Read More

Unmanned and unsafe – drone safety regulations

In September, key players in the aviation industry highlighted the urgent need for standards and guidance in the face of the increasing and continued threat posed by unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones as they are best known. Read More

Intelligence and reality in safety

AI, AR, MR, VR. Although similar sounding, each acronym refers to a different and distinct form of technology and they Read More

Arco Innovation Award: Meet the finalists, part 1

The first batch of Arco Innovation Award finalists, in the Software & AI solutions and AR, VR & MR categories, has been announced. Read More

Using technology to reduce occupational risk

Technology is being used more frequently for carrying out repair and maintenance work has become more common. Read More

How one company increased near miss reporting by 370%

After transforming its safety culture, LBC Tank Terminals won a 2019 Verdantix EHS Innovation award for its surge in near miss reporting, amongst other EHS successes. Read More

Technology in health & safety, what does the future hold?

Developments such as virtual reality simulations and the internet of things are already making work safer, but they are just the start. Read More

Discovering Safety – Have your say in the future of health and safety

John Kersey looks at the Lloyd’s Register Foundation funded Discovering Safety Programme, a large and ambitious scientific endeavour being delivered by the Health and Safety Executive and key partners which is applying cutting edge data analytics on industry health and safety challenges to improve health and safety performance globally. Read More


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