Friday, September 30, 2022

Leeds City Council waives ticket costs for air quality conference

An accredited online medical conference bringing together some of the country’s top air pollution experts will now be free to attend on 4 October,...

First UK study of synthetic chemicals found in food

The first comprehensive assessment of common synthetic chemicals found in UK foods has been completed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. In the study,...

Tips for reducing hearing loss

Answer provided by Dr Jamie Bogle, an otolaryngology specialist at healthcare provider the Mayo Clinic

All-time record level recorded for fire likelihood index

A combination of record temperatures and dry weather in the UK this summer are causing "exceptionally high" levels of danger from extreme wildfires, according...

Waste and recycling: taking a proactive approach to fire safety

As we enter the warmer months, waste and recycling sites are increasingly vulnerable to fire. Such risks are amplified by the presence of batteries...

The health and safety considerations of confined space entry for cleaning terminal storage tanks

A regular tank cleaning regime cuts cross-contamination risks, safeguards key components and detects structural issues that could trigger catastrophic leaks and spills. Without stringent...
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How green is 5G?

A panoply of dazzling new IoT applications is a given, it would seem, with all the potential benefits one might expect from a step-change in wireless connectivity. But what about the environmental footprint? Sally Beare writes.

Using data to create a safer environment for lone workers on an AD plant

With the waste and recycling sector ranking the second highest for workplace death rates according to the HSE annual workplace fatality figures for...
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Noise frequency weightings: A quick guide

Noise measurement expert Pulsar Instruments explains the difference between the various noise frequency weightings, and why you need to know about them.
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Sponsored Content: Advanced technology for air sampling

Asbestos-related diseases take the lives of 20 tradespeople every week. Despite being banned in the UK, asbestos can still be found widely, posing a threat to anyone who disturbs the dangerous material.

Fleet operator scheme urges greater awareness of drug and alcohol impairment risk

Fleet operator accreditation scheme FORS* is urging operators to be extra vigilant when it comes to managing drug and alcohol impairment this summer. In...

Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world's first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety.

Sponsored Content: A new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs

Offering a new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs with the first 11.7 Cub personal solution from ION Science In a 2018 report...

Report says smart lampposts can assist Covid response and recovery

A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according...

NW England firefighters urge caution over moorland fires risk

Fire and rescue services from the north west of England are joining forces to issue warnings about wildfires in their areas. As schools break up...

Precision toxicology consortium “will transform approaches to chemical safety management”

A research project to shape regulation and policy on chemical safety, and without the use of animal testing, has been launched with the aid...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...

Sponsored content: Ionizer tech inhibits SARS-Cov-2

Contract research organisation Texcell has verified the inhibitory effect of nanoe™ X, an ionizer technology developed by Panasonic capable of generating “nano-sized atomized water particles”.

Preventing aerosol transmission

A variety of measures are needed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 in nursing homes, and it is particularly important to develop a strategy to protect healthcare workers from airborne transmission.

We can escape “the era of pandemics” says biodiversity expert group, but it will...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than COVID-19 unless there...