drones


Fighting fires with the help of drones

The tragic fire that threatened to completely destroy Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral in April this year was a stark reminder Read More

Dangerous drone encounters at UK airports jump by more than a third

Ilegal drone intrusions into UK airport airspace have soared by 34.4% in 2018, according to a report by an air safety body, as IFSEC Global Editor Adam Bannister reports. 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

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

ISO publishes new drone standards

The ISO Draft International Standards for Drone Operations have been formally released for public consultation, with professionals, academics and businesses invited to submit comments. Read More

New drone range launched

Arco has launched a range of drones that could be used to carry out otherwise hazardous tasks, safely and cheaply. The safety company has four different types of drone in its range, from an entry level drone with a 4k camera to top-of-the-range thermography drone, which comes complete with a thermal imaging camera. Read More

Technology ‘fuels our lives’, says Safety Director

Karl Simons from Thames Water opened Safety & Health Expo 2018 with a technology debate, which went on to discuss how the likes of Virtual Reality and drones are shaping the future of health & safety. Read More

New European drone safety rules get green light

The European Parliament has approved new EU-wide rules to ensure the safe use of drones. Read More

Robot safety part 1: is the AI revolution here?

You can’t help noticing an ever increasing tide of stories in the media on the growing impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in our lives. John Kersey, Health and Safety Manager - People and Culture, ISS UK, asks: how will this affect the health and safety profession? Read More

Opinion: drones aid careers in construction, not replace them

Integrating new technology into any industry can cause concern for a number of reasons, and in particular over job security Read More



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