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...

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...

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...

Automation for the people: reducing injury in quarrying

Harrowing statistics from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work state that quarry workers are twice as likely to be killed in an accident...

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...
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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

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...

One in five in the UK negatively affected by noisy roads

Traffic noise is disrupting the daily lives of Britons with 81% able to hear road noises around their property and one in seven (17%)...

Hundreds of refinery workers down tools over safety concerns in Fife

Unite claims ExxonMobil and contractors failing in ‘legal duty’ to protect and pay workers Around 200 members of Unite the union had withdrawn their labour...

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...

EV Battery health concerns are the biggest barrier to used-EV sales, says new report

Addressing barriers to the second-hand EV market could help encourage over 17 million UK drivers to make the switch to electric, according to study. The...
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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.

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...

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...

Union calls on employers to examine cleaning products used by cleaners following study on...

GMB, the union for cleaning staff, has called on employers and the government to examine the products used by cleaners

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.

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...

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,...
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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.

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...