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,...

Live forum to tackle technical questions at Health & Safety Scotland event

3M has announced it will once again be partnering with Western Business Exhibitions, organisers of the Health & Safety Events portfolio, to create a...

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...

Renewable energy firm launches app to protect employees

Infinis, a firm generating renewable power from sites across the country, has launched StaySafe as a safety solution to enhance the protection and safety...

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...

When asbestos removal goes wrong

UKATA explains what to do when the best laid plans fail In the light of several cases where asbestos has been incorrectly removed, or improperly...

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...

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

Hearing protection trends: From apps to earplugs

Even a low level of noise can be hazardous to the human ear and may have serious consequences such as loss of hearing. Earplugs...

London sees 60 percent spike in e-bike fires

London has seen a 60 percent increase in the number of e-bike fires so far this year, according to Deputy Fire Commissioner Dom Ellis...

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...

Sponsored Content: Sensitively sniffing out VOCs

Danati Fire and Safety is a leading investigator of fires and explosions covering Southern Africa. Their staff regularly use ION Science’s Tiger VOC detectors to help find organic chemicals that may be the source of a fire.

Pressure is on for hydrostatic pipeline testing

Serious injuries to a young woman in Leicestershire, the consequence of a hydrostatic pressure test going wrong, should be a wake-up call to the...

Shell sentenced over North Sea oil release

Oil and gas production company Shell UK has been sentenced after admitting failures that led to an oil leak in the North Sea. On 10...

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...

Purifiers improve heart health, says study

A six-month study concludes that the use of portable home air purifiers can improve some markers of cardiovascular health in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.

Storms, floods, fires – league table highlights biggest threats to business continuity in 2016...

Whether it was a fire that brought a halt to a bustling city centre, structural damage to a bridge that diverted 80,000 commuters daily...

Waste operators that caused fires receive sentences

Waste operators who repeatedly ignored Environment Agency advice that their sites posed a persistent fire risk - before fires broke out that burned for...

Tips for reducing hearing loss

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

Topsides event to focus on ‘saving money safely’

A new, interactive oil and gas conference and exhibition, taking place at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 16 and 17 March, will address...