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Coronavirus grant boosts safety at waste management firms

Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish Government are helping the resource management industry meet the challenges of the coronavirus, allocating more than £820k in...
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Sponsored Content: Getting serious about hygiene

Environmental Science Ltd (ESL) is to expand and restructure its business, with a move into the development, manufacture and distribution of hygiene products, including hand sanitisers, sprays, medicated soaps, surface and floor wipes and disinfectants.

Innovative solutions found for offshore wind workforce during pandemic

As the offshore wind sector adjusts to working with increased physical separation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety...

Monitoring the health effects of slate and tile cutting

When working with slate and tiles, certain construction activities are known to produce high levels of crystalline silica dust which, if not monitored and...

Listen up: Limited time offer on noise monitoring equipment

According to estimates from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 21,000 workers suffered with work related hearing problems between 2017 and 2019, with industrial...

Firm delivers savings and efficiency for new life science facility

Creating a new hygienic production facility that includes ATEX zone 1 areas is a complex task, especially when the facility will need over 1,400...

Horizontal lifeline safety systems help with EA river maintenance

Safesite Limited has installed a number of horizontal lifeline safety systems for the Environment Agency to allow essential maintenance and recordings of river levels...

Liverpool company develops virtual reality tool to save Sellafield £20 million

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has developed a mixed reality training tool for Britain’s biggest nuclear waste site, Sellafield

Sponsored content: Adler and Allan announces new brand

Leading environmental risk reduction company Adler and Allan has launched a new brand and logo

New partnership in waste pile management solutions

Equipment rental firm Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for two innovative products that help waste...

Firms partner to develop “game-changing technology for offshore wind operations and maintenance”

Offshore wind specialist Ørsted has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology that it is claimed will...
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Research heralds ‘step change’ in water jet injury care

Medical research commissioned by the Water Jetting Association has led to the publication of the most comprehensive guidance ever created for the management of high-pressure fluid injection injuries

The Notre Dame disaster shows that firefighting drones are the future of fire safety,...

“The use of drones by fire services is nothing new, however the tragic incident at Notre Dame highlights the importance of this technology in...

New onshore wind group to champion workforce health and safety

SafetyOn, the health and safety group for the onshore wind sector, was officially launched on 30 April, a group that supports placing health and...

High resolution ground vibration monitoring system satisfies residential and local authority requirements

Bedford-based AcSoft Sound & Vibration (www.acsoft.co.uk) has recently supplied two Menhir (Modular Enhanced Intelligent Recorder) ground vibration monitors from Semex Engcon to long-standing customer,...

Radon maps don’t show radon levels in a specific building

Indoor radon inhalation kills more people each year (in Ireland) than carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and road accidents combined. Radon testing firm Radonova makes...

The importance of containing radon gas

Deadly radon claims thousands of lives every year. Installing gas barrier membranes can help protect homes and save lives Radon gas claims thousands of victims...

Utility invests in connected gas detection

Yorkshire Water has placed a £1.1m order for connected safety products and services from Blackline Safety, a manufacturer of safety monitoring technology. The order...

Boxing not so clever, councils advised, in light of musculoskeletal injuries findings

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) has recently advised local councils to discontinue “box type” recycling collections, as a “matter of urgency”. Recent...

Noise monitoring equipment supplied for London demolition project

Svantek, a manufacturer of high performance noise and vibration instrumentation for environmental and occupational health monitoring applications, has recently supplied four SV 307 noise...