Saturday, November 26, 2022

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...

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

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...

Remote sensor can be installed where gas leaks are most likely to happen

In response to an industry-wide drive towards improved worker safety and reducing maintenance downtime, toxic gas detection expert Crowcon has developed a remote sensor...

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...

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...
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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.

Demystifying the myths behind working at height

Test your knowledge and make sure you know what the real threats are, suggests Stuart Linnitt, Global Engineered Systems Manager at Capital Safety, a...

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...
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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.

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...

Connected detector

A new single-gas detection wearable from Blackline Safety is said to offer fast incident response time and a more efficient way to manage safety and compliance.

Camera systems improve safety and track performance of food waste collection service

New additions to Midlothian Council’s fleet of vehicles have recently been installed with camera systems to assist in the efficient day-to-day operations of its...

Union calls for stronger legal provisions for wind farm working after a worker dies...

Unite calls on HSE to act now to stiffen the laws governing the construction and maintenance of windfarms after a worker dies in Scotland snows

180-degree ‘Wide Eye’ camera system designed to save lives in waste and recycling

Wolverhampton-based Spillard Safety Systems has unveiled its Optronics Wide Eye Camera System, which uses a fish eye 180-degree view angle camera that will kill...

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”.

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...

Waste collection workers trial wearable technology at Wolverhampton site

A couple of innovative pilot schemes aimed at improving employee safety and wellbeing are being trialed by Amey. One of these uses the latest ‘wearable’...

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...

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...