Technology

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    Footballers call time on social media racist abuse

    Social media companies must tackle online racist abuse before it’s too late, former footballer Anton Ferdinand told a Committee of MPs.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 September 2021

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    Tread carefully when sharing personal health and safety data

    Preparing for, dealing with and responding to health and safety incidents requires health and safety professionals to juggle many balls.

    By Laura Gillespie, Pinsent Masons LLP on 02 September 2021

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    Industry 4.0 – a missed opportunity?

    New digital and wireless monitoring technology and software offers the chance to make workplaces much safer, but research shows many employers are slow to realise the benefits.

    By Andrew Bligh, Dräger Safety UK on 20 September 2021

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    Don’t get held to ransom over safety data

    Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly prevalent. While recent headlines may have highlighted ‘big business’ being attacked, cyber criminals are indiscriminate in the size of organisation they target.

    By Laura Gillespie, Pinsent Masons on 20 August 2021

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    We need to talk about e-health

    I recently returned to Twitter after a long break. The atmosphere felt grimmer. The interaction angrier. Previously active colleagues were missing.

    By Samantha Peters on 16 July 2021

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    Citizen science in HS&E

    The public can play a practical role in supporting scientific understanding of problems like air pollution.

    By Mike Robinson on 14 June 2021

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    Body worn camera technology: protecting staff from attack

    Body worn cameras can reduce the risk of workers suffering violence and aggression from members of the public, making them an ideal protective tool in environments such as retail and healthcare.

    By Alasdair Field, Reveal on 15 June 2021

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    Tech and equality leaders make demands for future of work

    The government must ensure the legacy of the pandemic ‘isn’t just more working from home’, a committee of MPs heard yesterday.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 November 2020

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    New tech for combating risks and Covid-19 in workplaces

    Health and safety technologies are gaining popularity amongst environmental, health and safety (EHS) practitioners as firms begin to explore new initiatives to reduce serious injuries, fatalities and high-potential events.

    By Bill Pennington, Verdantix on 03 August 2020

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    New London electric bus sound could pose dangers, warns Unite

    Unite the union has warned that the new sound chosen for London’s electric buses creates dangers for road users and pedestrians as it sounds nothing like a traditional bus.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 07 January 2020