Technology

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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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    Industry 4.0 calls for new regulations to tackle stress and isolation, says report

    New regulations should be drawn up to tackle psychosocial risks caused by the new breed of super-efficient machines, a new report has urged.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 13 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

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    Micro robots to boost safety under £19.6 million government plans

    New micro robots will be built to radically improve safety by inspecting in Britain’s most hazardous workplaces including nuclear power sites, as well as repairing Britain’s road network, under a £19.6 million government investment strategy, it has been announced.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 January 2019

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    BALPA issues word of warning for santa’s drones

    The pilots’ organization BALPA has issued a reminder for those hoping to unwrap a drone this Christmas, warning that the toys can be fatal for those driving a plane or flying.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 21 December 2018