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...

Connected gas monitor aims to enhance worker safety and improve emergency response times

Honeywell has launched its BW Solo, described as a connected, serviceable, single-gas monitor with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity. BW Solo provides real-time visibility...

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...

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...

Films promote safe machinery handling at waste sites

JCB has produced a series of five ‘WasteWise’ films that promote the safe and efficient operation of handling machinery at waste sites. The films are...

Sponsored content: Adler and Allan announces new brand

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

BSIF outlines impact of new health and safety sentencing guidelines on businesses

Alan Murray, CEO of the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) reflects on the new health and safety sentencing guidelines and how these may affect...

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...

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...

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...

Tips for reducing hearing loss

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

New sentencing guidelines mean a hike in fines for health and safety breaches

From 1 February 2016 Crown Courts and Magistrates Courts in England and Wales will be bound by tough new guidelines when sentencing offenders who...

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...

Fall protection strategy for water treatment plant

A manufacturer of fall protection equipment, 3M Fall Protection, formerly Capital Safety, has worked with the Union of Water and Sanitation Alsace Moselle in...

Helping the workforce learn to manage asbestos

SGS UK, a company focused on inspection, verification, testing and certification, is offering training to help employees avoid exposure to asbestos to and manage...

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...

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...

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’...

Life in the tunnels

The biggest wastewater tunnel ever to be built in Scotland, Glasgow's £100 million Shieldhall tunnel is due for completion in the Summer of 2017....

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...