Work-related violence and aggression: Don’t accept it. Report it. Prevent it.
June 16, 2021
In this article Helen Beers from the Health and Safety Executive and Sheena Johnson from the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester discuss work-related violence and aggression – the importance of staff reporting incidents to their employers, and of employers understanding the problem and taking action to prevent it. Read More
‘Time’ for health and safety?
April 7, 2020
It goes without saying that everyone should make time for health and safety. However, thinking about ‘time’ from different perspectives can improve our understanding about health and safety behaviours, and enable us to anticipate and keep pace with changes in the world of work. Read More
Understanding the next generation of workers: Insights on expectations of work and perceptions about health and safety
November 23, 2018
In order to gain greater insight about the expectations and perceptions of the next generation of workers, HSE's Helen Beers invited a group of students who are currently studying science subjects, to discuss their perceptions about work and risks to health and safety. Read More
Changing worlds of work and occupational health: Insights on working into older age
April 17, 2018
In order to gain greater insight into the reality of working into older age within a changing world of work, and any health implications of this, HSE's Helen Beers has collaborated with Nina Day and Sheena Johnson to gather evidence from the GB logistics and transport sector. Read More
Artificial intelligence: discussion and conclusions
November 15, 2016
In her final article on artificial intelligence and the impact on work and occupational health and safety, Helen Beers sums Read More
How AI could benefit the world of work and impact on OSH
November 10, 2016
Previous articles in this series by HSE’s Foresight Centre have described artificial intelligence (AI) as machines having traits such as Read More
The influence of artificial intelligence on future skills
November 8, 2016
Helen Beers, from the HSE’s foresight centre, explores what influence Artificial Intelligence (AI) has on skills required for the future and which Read More
How will artificial intelligence impact on our jobs?
November 3, 2016
In her fourth article in her series on artificial intelligence, Helen Beers looks at how making machines smart might impact Read More
What’s enabling and hindering artificial intelligence?
November 1, 2016
The science of making machines ‘smart’ (referred to as artificial intelligence (AI)) involves giving machines qualities such as learning and Read More
Artificial intelligence: current trends and future developments
October 27, 2016
In her second article on artificial intelligence, Dr Helen Beers, technical lead at the HSE’s foresight centre at the Health Read More