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Government initiative grants £1m for virtual and augmented reality development (AWE) in construction

The Innovate UK funding, secured by a Soluis Group-led consortium, will aid the development an Augmented Worker System (AWE). Targeting cost, waste and productivity …

How to enjoy the solar eclipse safely

It’s never safe to look at a partial eclipse or at any of the in-between stages of a total eclipse. Even if 99% of the sun is obscured, the remaining sun can still cause retinal burn…

Second wall cladding system passes latest government fire safety test

The latest wall cladding combination tested as part of the government’s series of large-scale fire safety tests has passed and meets current Building Regulations guidance…

Outdoor Workers – Staying Safe in the Sun

Outdoor workers including roofers, construction workers and gardeners, spend most of their working day exposed to UV light. A silent threat to skin health..

Judith Hackitt to chair government’s independent review following Grenfell Tower disaster

An independent review of building regulations and fire safety has been announced by the government following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower …

Rock Fall – Family Footwear Firm Step Up Again to Win National Award

After achieving 3 awards at the International Professional Clothing Awards, safety footwear manufacturer Rock Fall succeeds once again, winning at the NFBAs

Wakefield engineering firm in court after agency worker injures hand on lathe

Hallamshire Engineering Service Ltd of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, pleaded guilty to breaching Section 3 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974…

ISO/TS 7240-29 – New ISO standard on video fire detectors will help save lives

Early detection of fire and smoke are essential to save lives, property and the environment. ISO/TS 7240-29:2017, a new ISO technical specification on…

Pilots say more must be done before drone causes aircraft disaster, following incident at Gatwick

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has, for some time, voiced concerns about the rise in drone near misses. The incident at Gatwick on 2 July..

June 20-22, 2017 – Safety & Health Expo, ExCel London

Looking to source new products, to learn, or to network? Visit the Safety & Health Expo 2017, with keynotes from Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes, Nigel Owens MBE and Simon Weston OBE…