wearable technology


IBM wearable technology safety partnerships announced

IBM has announced a series of partnerships to develop wearable technology which will improve worker safety in hazardous environments. Read More

MOD to examine wearable technology for injury prevention

A Ministry of Defence agency has invited businesses to come forward with ideas on how wearable technology could help prevent soldiers from being injured in combat. Read More

‘Farmers can make small changes that will significantly reduce risk’: In conversation with NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts

To mark Farm Safety Week (16 – 20 July), SHP Online spoke with the Vice President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Stuart Roberts. Read More

Majority of UK workers “would wear mental health monitoring device”

The majority of British workers would wear a device to detect signs of mental health issues if it was supplied by their employer, according to new research. 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

Robots and self-driving vehicles, these are the warehouses of the future

From wearable tech, to artificial intelligence, to 3D printing, technology is revolutionising the future of the way work is done Read More

Andrew Ronchi, CEO dorsaVi Ltd, on what wearable technology really means to OSH

Ahead of DorsaVi’s Wearable technology in the workplace event SHP talks to Dr Andrew Ronchi about how wearable technology can Read More

Health and safety at the cutting edge

Effective control measures are critical to protect workers from occupational health diseases. However, only recently has it become possible to Read More

Wearable technology measures human movement

Work-related injury and illnesses have a major impact on the UK economy. It is estimated that 8.3 million days lost Read More



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