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Have you seen the BSI Whitepaper on the new PPE Regulation?

Have you seen the BSI Whitepaper on the new PPE Regulation?

Posted 16 Dec 2016

View and Download the Whitepaper.

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Augmented Reality Tools: Understanding the Human Body

Augmented Reality Tools: Understanding the Human Body

Posted 07 Nov 2016

Could we be using these ingenious education tools within the next 15 years?

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This Could Change the Way we Heal Broken Bones

This Could Change the Way we Heal Broken Bones

Posted 07 Nov 2016

A Mexican start up has developed an innovative 3D printed cast system.

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Free Occupational Health for Scottish Practice Nurses

Free Occupational Health for Scottish Practice Nurses

Posted 31 Oct 2016

Primary care is a highly valued part of our healthcare system in Scotland.

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Top 10 Reasons Why? You should invest in Employee Mental Health

Top 10 Reasons Why? You should invest in Employee Mental Health

Posted 31 Oct 2016

Poppy Jaman, CEO of MHFA (Mental Health First Aid) England shares her top 10.

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Highways England adopt Build UK introduced an Industry Standard for Safety Helmets

Highways England adopt Build UK introduced an Industry Standard for Safety Helmets

Posted 27 Sep 2016

Contractors working on national road projects will from next year have to adhere to a new system for hard hat colours.

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Preston College: LOcHER Projects (Learning Occupational Health by Experiencing Risks)

Preston College: LOcHER Projects (Learning Occupational Health by Experiencing Risks)

Posted 27 Sep 2016

To discover varying results of wearing RPE when working with Dust

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Should we Walk and Talk?

Should we Walk and Talk?

Posted 27 Sep 2016

Turning one meeting a week into a “walk-and-talk” could transform the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff

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How far is too far? Safety in Schools

How far is too far? Safety in Schools

Posted 27 Sep 2016

Children are suffering under an “excessive risk-averse” culture in schools

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Michelin Show us The Tyres of Tomorrow?

Michelin Show us The Tyres of Tomorrow?

Posted 26 Aug 2016

Innovative Tyre Design. Could you imagine a car with these tyres?

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Tomorrows Technology, Today: EVERYONE knows where EVERYONE is

Tomorrows Technology, Today: EVERYONE knows where EVERYONE is

Posted 23 Aug 2016

We designed the 'Help' button with personal safety in mind. Verisafe is a means to deliver a service that can truly make a difference to people's lives.

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Yorkshire Water’s Occupational Health savings

Yorkshire Water’s Occupational Health savings

Posted 10 Aug 2016

Yorkshire Water’s stress risk assessments and early treatment referrals for stress and musculoskeletal problems have saved it at least £800,000.

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British Safety Council – The Last Word; Effects of Stress

British Safety Council – The Last Word; Effects of Stress

Posted 10 Aug 2016

Some evidence shows that 60-80% of accidents at work are related to work stress

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Video: Construction Worker Where’s Waldo(Wally) + 360 Video Experience!

Video: Construction Worker Where’s Waldo(Wally) + 360 Video Experience!

Posted 09 Aug 2016

Jason Haney wanted to do something for children at the local hospital.

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Flexible Furniture

Flexible Furniture

Posted 02 Aug 2016

This innovative design is basically a 3D jigsaw puzzle! The owner can use the sticks to change their interior space based on need.

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Professor Claims Engineering Breakthrough with Indestructible Bridge

Professor Claims Engineering Breakthrough with Indestructible Bridge

Posted 27 Jul 2016

A university professor has come up with an optimised design for an arch bridge with unlimited bearing capacity.

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Video: Samsung’s Innovative Smart Truck

Video: Samsung’s Innovative Smart Truck

Posted 27 Jun 2016

Samsung have developed a clever camera system to aid with passing trucks.

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Video: Laing O’Rourke Explore Smart Helmets

Video: Laing O’Rourke Explore Smart Helmets

Posted 27 Jun 2016

Laing O'Rourke in Australia have explored an Innovative Safety Solution using Smart Helmets and Cloud Data.

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A New Competency Framework for Health and Safety, introducing IOSH Blueprint

A New Competency Framework for Health and Safety, introducing IOSH Blueprint

Posted 27 Jun 2016

Leaders in occupational safety and health have given an overwhelmingly positive response to the unveiling of a new competency framework for the profession.

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Video: Crane Operating, It’s #NOTJUSTFORBOYS

Video: Crane Operating, It’s #NOTJUSTFORBOYS

Posted 14 Jun 2016

A great video featured by Crossrail, featuring Select/Laing O Rourke apprentice Katie Kelleher. Katie explains what happens on a daily basis as a Crane Operator, her experiences and route into construction.

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Video: Construction Dust Risk

Video: Construction Dust Risk

Posted 01 Jun 2016

Lighthearted animation aimed at highlighting the risks of construction and challenging the 'we've always done it this way' mentality.

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Video: Track Safety Alliance – Dangers of Fatigue

Video: Track Safety Alliance – Dangers of Fatigue

Posted 31 May 2016

An informative video from Track Safety Alliance around Fatigue and Fatigue management.

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Video: How do DONG Energy use Popcorn?

Video: How do DONG Energy use Popcorn?

Posted 23 May 2016

DONG Energy have devised a fantastic and innovative way to plan for oil spills.

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Video: HS2 Safe at Heart

Video: HS2 Safe at Heart

Posted 17 May 2016

HS2 Ltd are looking to transform the way we build and maintain railways.

By working smarter, safer and more collaboratively they are looking to achieve a more efficient build.

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Infographic: What Makes Construction Great?

Infographic: What Makes Construction Great?

Posted 17 May 2016

Fantastic Infographic from Go Construct on What Makes Construction Great.

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Video: Go Construct, Construction Careers

Video: Go Construct, Construction Careers

Posted 17 May 2016

Construction is a great industry where things are constantly changing; people will always need somewhere to live, a place to work, leisure centres and shops to visit.

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Video: A 10 Year Old’s New Rail Safety Message

Video: A 10 Year Old’s New Rail Safety Message

Posted 10 May 2016

Thameslink have devised an innovative way to hopefully ensure Safety warning messages are listened to by passengers.

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Video: Oh Deer! But what great work!

Video: Oh Deer! But what great work!

Posted 21 Apr 2016

Incredible footage and fantastic work, could you do this?

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Video: Network Rail ‘Speak Up’ Importance of Rail Safety

Video: Network Rail ‘Speak Up’ Importance of Rail Safety

Posted 07 Apr 2016

The challenges faced by Network Rail on routine track maintenance works are depicted in this powerful video. Video used with permission by Network Rail.

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Video: Network Rail ‘Touch and Go’ Importance of Rail Safety

Video: Network Rail ‘Touch and Go’ Importance of Rail Safety

Posted 07 Apr 2016

The challenges faced by Network Rail on routine track maintenance works are depicted in this powerful video. Video used with permission by Network Rail.

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Builders to Get Sunburn Warnings Direct to Their Mobiles

Builders to Get Sunburn Warnings Direct to Their Mobiles

Posted 21 Mar 2016

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University are working on the project with a host of big name contractors including BAM Nuttall, Laing O’Rourke and Bovis Homes.

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Video: Queensferry Crossing Viaduct Push Completed

Video: Queensferry Crossing Viaduct Push Completed

Posted 21 Mar 2016

The £1.35bn Queensferry Crossing across the Forth river remains on budget and on schedule to open to traffic by the end of the year after completion of the 5,600-tonne north approach viaduct’s launch.

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Cut the Dust Campaign

Cut the Dust Campaign

Posted 21 Mar 2016

A pan-industry approach to controlling mineral dust in the workplace could help to reduce the UK’s occupational cancer burden, according to IOSH.

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Video: The Kier Effect – Vision 2020

Video: The Kier Effect – Vision 2020

Posted 03 Mar 2016

Kier is all around us. From engineering the tunnels and the bridges that transform cities. To keeping the lights shining in our streets. To building award winning homes, schools and hospitals. To keeping our water, rail and highways running smoothly. Our job is to keep our world working.

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Video: F1s Liquid Magic

Video: F1s Liquid Magic

Posted 23 Feb 2016

McLaren Honda highlight the importance of oil and lubricant innovation.

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DHL and Thermo King bring Cold Temperature Transit Innovation

DHL and Thermo King bring Cold Temperature Transit Innovation

Posted 16 Feb 2016

Thermo King has been part of the collaborative project for developing the new DHL concept airside catering truck now being tested at London Heathrow airport

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Video: Euro Car Parts NDC Construction Timelapse

Video: Euro Car Parts NDC Construction Timelapse

Posted 15 Feb 2016

Amazing Timelapse footage of the Euro Car Parts NDC construction. Video taken from the Euro Car Parts Official YouTube Channel.

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Video: Risk and How to Assess it by Phoenix H&S

Video: Risk and How to Assess it by Phoenix H&S

Posted 15 Feb 2016

Video used with permission by Phoenix H&S. An excellent short video which covers the basics of risk.

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Battery Powered Trams to Come to Birmingham

Battery Powered Trams to Come to Birmingham

Posted 15 Feb 2016

The application of battery technology on this scale in the West Midlands will be a historic first for the UK light rail industry and the modern era of British tramways.

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Would Self Driving Cars mean Safer Roads?

Would Self Driving Cars mean Safer Roads?

Posted 08 Feb 2016

Such cars may not be here for a decade or more – by 2023 according to Tesla - but when they do arrive they really could revolutionise urban transport.

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The Final Defender

The Final Defender

Posted 08 Feb 2016

"It has all the brilliance of the Spitfire, Concorde, Arkwright's Spinning Jenny or the hovercraft - it's a singular and very special British invention."

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Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy in Community Rescue

Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy in Community Rescue

Posted 08 Feb 2016

Students on the Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy at Derby College's Ilkeston campus have come to the aid of a local scout group after their front wall was knocked down.

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Video: Construction Leadership Summit

Video: Construction Leadership Summit

Posted 03 Feb 2016

The new Construction Leadership Summit video, showing the importance of Health and the changes in Construction.

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Video: What is Safety Culture

Video: What is Safety Culture

Posted 03 Feb 2016

An informative piece by Jennifer Webster from the HSL on Safety Culture.

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Infographic: Automotive Industry Innovation

Infographic: Automotive Industry Innovation

Posted 02 Feb 2016

PwC report on 2014 Automotive Industry Innovation - The infographic

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Infographic: Construction is Back

Infographic: Construction is Back

Posted 02 Feb 2016

Construction is back!

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Construction Industry Pledges to Make Transformational Health Changes

Construction Industry Pledges to Make Transformational Health Changes

Posted 02 Feb 2016

Over 120 CEOs within the construction industry came together to discuss the ever-present problem of health, at the Health in Construction Leadership Group.

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Innovative Logistics is about Joining the Dots Differently

Innovative Logistics is about Joining the Dots Differently

Posted 01 Feb 2016

Innovation is something that is often confused with simple improvement in the automotive logistics industry but it is not about finding new ways of doing the same thing and patting yourself on the back; its about joining the dots differently.

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New IOSH Magazine Launch

New IOSH Magazine Launch

Posted 01 Feb 2016

New monthly magazine for members of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is launched today (Monday 1 February).

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Video: Network Rail ‘Say Again’ Importance of Rail Safety

Video: Network Rail ‘Say Again’ Importance of Rail Safety

Posted 14 Jan 2016

Video used with permission by Network Rail. An excellent safety video which covers a very serious theme extremely well.

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UK Automotive Industry Booms

UK Automotive Industry Booms

Posted 11 Jan 2016

Registrations in December are thought to have been the best December figures on record.

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Honda Recognise Importance of Occupational Health

Honda Recognise Importance of Occupational Health

Posted 11 Aug 2015

At Honda’s UK production facility, a dedicated 3,000-strong workforce creates and assembles almost every component of the cars that drive off the production line every 90 seconds, ready for world-wide export.

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