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...

Electric actuators awarded gas industry standard VA2/2020

National Gas has approved AUMA Actuators Limited's explosion-proof range of high-performance electric actuators with the Gas Industry Standard VA2/2020 certification. Gas Industry Standard (GIS)/VA2/2020 specifies...

Board director achieves NEBOSH distinction to support safety culture

A board director from drainage service provider Lanes Group has taken the unusual step of achieved a nationally-recognised health and safety qualification - as...

We can escape “the era of pandemics” says biodiversity expert group, but it will...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than COVID-19 unless there...

Boxing not so clever, councils advised, in light of musculoskeletal injuries findings

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) has recently advised local councils to discontinue “box type” recycling collections, as a “matter of urgency”. Recent...

Scraper bridges installed quickly and safely at London Tideway

A&J Fabtech has been commended for developing a new safer, quicker and lower cost method of installing rotating full-bridge suction lift scrapers, a procedure...

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...

All-time record level recorded for fire likelihood index

A combination of record temperatures and dry weather in the UK this summer are causing "exceptionally high" levels of danger from extreme wildfires, according...

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...

“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...