Technology


IOSH e-Learning gets gamification makeover

A unique tool for Make Business is their health and safety game that engages three fundamental aspects of human behaviour to drive behavioural change. Read More

Webinar: Technology in health and safety

Our next webinar takes place on Thursday 28 March, from 11:00am to 12:00noon and takes a look at how disruptive technology is changing the way health and safety practitioners go about their work. Read More

Utility workers to test exoskeleton vests

Morrison Utility Services is trialling a number of exoskeletons out in the field, which are designed to reduce strain-related injuries. Read More

Measuring air pollution: British Safety Council launches Canairy App for outdoor workers

King’s College London and British Safety Council have launched Canairy, the world’s first mobile app for outdoor workers to measure their exposure to air pollution in London. Read More

‘Health and safety doesn’t happen behind a desk’, in conversation with Matthew Elson

SHP speaks to Matthew Elson, CEO at SHE Software, about how its Assure system is ‘changing the way companies manage health and safety’. Read More

IBM wearable technology safety partnerships announced

IBM has announced a series of partnerships to develop wearable technology which will improve worker safety in hazardous environments. Read More

Civil engineers launch in-house health and safety app

The Hollingsworth Group, based in Flintshire, has developed a password-protected app, which gives all employees instant access to their own health and safety certification and that of any plant machinery they are operating. Read More

Fork lift safety: The practical steps employers should be taking

In the fork lift truck industry, we are seeing more and more technology reach the marketplace designed to enhance operations for those operating conventionally. While sensors, anti-collision systems and cameras can really help safety, their benefits are far outweighed by those of insisting on good, safe practice. Read More

‘Virtual construction site’ technology aims to improve safety

A state-of-the-art virtual reality room has been developed to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of estimators and engineers and assist with safer project proposals. Read More

Virtual reality a ‘game changer’ for safety product manufacturer

MSA Safety is using virtual reality (VR) to allow customers to experience its products in a truly immersive environment, limiting exposure to the potentially life-threatening hazards faced when working at height. Read More


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