technology


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

Safety app developer boosts top team

The company behind the health and safety incident reporting app NotifyIt has announced expansion plans. Read More

Facebook Safety Check launched for workers

Facebook Safety Check functionality has been added to its Workplace platform for businesses. Read More

Safety innovation: Wearable technology gives a ‘nudge’ to alert wearer of potential risk or hazard

In the second article on safety technology innovation, SHP finds out Airsweb AVA and its wearable technology innovation, Safety Nudge. Read More

Can AI and automation benefit safety professionals?

Whether you already work with AI and automation technologies or are considering implementing them into your business practices, AI and automation can have many benefits for safety professionals Read More

Decommissioning Sellafield: A behind the scenes look at the technology being used

Decommissioning Sellafield is a huge and dangerous task. To mitigate the risk, robotic submarines are being used to safely inspect, clean and retrieve debris from radioactive fuel storage ponds. Read More

Safety innovation: ‘People are looking for new ways to report accidents and incidents’

In the first of a series of safety innovation pieces, SHP Caught up with Airsweb Product Development Director, Rob Leech, to find out about the company’s next generation platform AVA and its artificial intelligence innovation, AVA Virtual Assistant. Read More

Drone safety: Dragon’s Den star backs drone safety firm

A company that hires qualified commercial drone pilots to facilitate tasks such as inspection work more safely and cheaply has secured a £60,000 investment after appearing on the BBC2 programme Dragon’s Den. Read More

Providing additional safeguards for lone workers

Working by yourself in a remote location presents a set of challenges both for employers and the lone workers. It is estimated that there are 8 million lone workers in the UK which represents about 20% of the UK workforce. Read More

‘Mental health in the NHS is reaching a tipping point’: In conversation with Dr Zain Sikafi, Co-Founder of Mynurva

The issue of mental health amongst doctors hit the headlines earlier this week, after one senior figure claimed it is the 'last taboo in the NHS'. SHP spoke to former GP Dr Zain Sikafi, about the impact mental health is having on the medical profession and on the public at large. Read More



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