Technology


‘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

Top 5 safety tech trends in 2019

John Kersey looks ahead at five trends that will drive safety technology in 2019. Read More

CES 2019: The health and safety gadgets you cannot afford to miss

SHP Online takes sneak preview at some at products being launched at the largest and most influential tech event in the world, CES 2019, which takes place this week. Read More

Texan university adopts new Safezone security system

A university in San Antonio, Texas, has become the first campus in the world to deploy a full-coverage alert system designed to give emergency services pinpoint accuracy when responding to incidents. Read More

Robot safety: Investment programme aims to improve workplace safety

HSE backs a £26.6m government investment programme to build mini robots to repair underground pipes and other hazardous work environments. Read More

Alcumus Chief Technology Officer: How technology is creating a safer workplace

This article discusses progressive web apps and what work Alcumus is doing behind the scenes to make workplaces safer places for both employees and the public. Read More

Facial recognition: ‘Contrary to popular belief, it hasn’t been developed to ‘spy’ on the public, but to make them safer.’

Facial recognition systems have been around for longer than many might think, as Adam Bannister, Editor of our sister site IFSEC Global, explains. Read More

Why smart technology is key to making building sites safer

Bradley Markham, a Director from safety specialists Bull Products, believes that smart technology could be the solution to minimising worker injuries and ensuring a safer construction site. Read More

New lone worker app launches

The Companion application has been developed by the Glasgow-based company to utilise a range of smart phone features to ensure employees working alone are safe from danger. Read More


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