Technology

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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

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    Time for mental health

    If our desire to ‘turn back the hands of time’ is a forlorn hope, much of human history has been taken up by efforts to overcome time passing and things inevitably being forgotten.

    By Mike Robinson on 29 October 2019

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    Boeing appoints safety roles to board amid fatal crash findings

    Boeing has announced a restructure to its board in the latest attempt to put safety at the heart of decision-making, almost one year after the first of two crashes involving its 737 Max 8 airplane, which killed 346 people in total.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 October 2019

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    The future workforce: augmentation, not just automation  

    The speed of evolution within artificial intelligence and automation is exciting, yet for companies seeking rapid improvements in productivity, the ROI model is just not adding up.

    By Andreas Koenig on 19 August 2019

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    Digital solutions can hold the key to compliance

    In recent years, many businesses have begun investing in different types of new digital technology to challenge traditional processes and revolutionise the way that they work.

    By Colin Yates, WorkMobile on 05 July 2019

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    Safety behind good business

    Regardless of the undeniable improvement of health and safety practice in the UK, still too many cases of deaths and injuries are reported annually.

    By James Hughes, Effective Software on 03 July 2019

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    Wearables to watch in 2019

    Wearable technologies are shaking up how we move, respond to and pre-empt the risks around us.

    By Tech analysts help pick the best of the current crop in safety wearables, by Belinda Liversedge on 28 February 2019

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    Eyes on the sky

    Drones are starting to play a revolutionary role within the inspection industry, but scepticism and misunderstanding about their capabilities and deployment is an issue.

    By When it comes to drones, early adoption is crucial says Kyle Veitch, Bureau Veritas on 28 January 2019

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    A human revolution

    The impact that technology and data exchange is having on workplace safety is both fascinating and exciting, but what must we do to meet the inevitable challenges to come?

    By Industry 4.0 and the people at its centre, by David Hughes, development director at SafeStart on 01 February 2019

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    Better data and people engagement is a golden opportunity for intelligence

    Universal Safety Assurance is a new approach for sharing mutual compliance information using blockchain technology, a step towards increased contractor safety.

    By BeSure Network on 07 February 2019