technology


Tests carried out for automated cone laying vehicle

A pioneering cone-laying vehicle is set to eliminate the need for roadworkers to do the job from the back of a truck, after successful tests on British roads. Read More

Jet suit technology could massively cut rescue times

Jet suit technology is being trialled by paramedics in the Lake District, with the hope that it could cut rescue times in remote locations which are inaccessible by road. Read More

Occupational exoskeletons: Wearable robotic devices and preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace of the future

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) publishes occupational exoskeleton report. Read More

New partnership aims to raise safety standards in UK construction

Scaffolding Association and SafetyCulture have joined forces, giving all 465 member organisations in UK given free access to the iAuditor workplace safety inspection app. Read More

How technology can automate COVID-19 safety checks and protect staff

A look at how technology can automate COVID-19 processes within businesses. Read More

Passport to help road workers to be effective and safe whilst on site goes live

A new smart card identification system for road workers has been launched. The system uses technology to reliably deliver and capture real-time information when and where it is needed. Read More

3 technologies that drive safety innovation in site surveying

Over the past years, technology has played an increasingly important role in a wide variety of trades, including construction and surveying. New software and equipment is available more and more to enable automation and simulated environments in a way that was never possible before. Read More

What3words: The app that could save the lives of lone and rural workers

What3words has divided the world into 57 trillion 3m by 3m squares and given each a unique three word ‘address’. It means, a person’s exact location can be pinpointed more accurately than a street name or postcode in the event of an emergency. Read More

Technology in infrastructure could ‘slash fatal building site accidents’ and ‘revolutionise construction’

Highways England has launched a 15-year plan to accelerate the use of technology in infrastructure. It says this ‘digital revolution’ in the construction industry could ‘slash the number of fatal building site accidents. Read More

Assess your safety culture for free: Safety Culture Snapshot App from RMS & Gensuite

Gensuite, a configurable best practice, cloud-based HSE software platform provider, in partnership with European safety leadership consulting firm RMS, is offering the free Safety Culture Snapshot App to managers, supervisors and team leaders looking to assess and enhance their team’s safety culture. Read More



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