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

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...

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...

London firm gets £40k fine for unguarded opening

A London based construction company has been fined for safety failings. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how RS Construction UK (London) Limited was working at...

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...

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...
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Film urges people to listen to advice about hearing damage

Honeywell has created a new video to raise awareness of the life-changing consequences of hearing damage. ‘Take Care of your Hearing’ is part of...

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...

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%)...

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.

Chitty-chitty-pop-bang! Are noise cameras ready to tackle UK traffic?

Noise camera technology is ready to be deployed for monitoring urban traffic, according to a number of firms developing it. Envirotec looks at how...

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...

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...

Fatalities and accidents decline in offshore wind, as safety organisation reviews progress

    G+ members – comprising most of the biggest offshore wind operators in the world – have reported a record 44.6 million hours were worked...

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...

“Stop Battery Fires” public safety film launched

Film aims to raise awareness of fires caused by batteries in the waste stream  An apparent growth in reports of fires caused by batteries and...