All Safety/HSE

Register for Siemens’ free workplace digitalisation advice

Siemens | Added: 17 Oct 2017

Five minutes’ expert advice before taking decisions is useful – so how helpful would 45 minutes be?…

Smart safety solutions from HIMA

HIMA | Added: 17 Oct 2017

From offshore rig to refinery, production platform to tanker, nine of the world’s ten largest oil a…

Three firms fined over £1.5m as worker suffers life-changing injuries

Added: 17 Oct 2017

Three companies have been fined in excess of £1.5 million after a worker suffered life-changing inj…

man in a hard hat apprentice

British Safety Council honours 72 companies for excellence

Added: 11 Oct 2017

Some of the biggest names in the global process industries are among a host of firms honoured for t…

Sound carries: managing noise pollution in the workplace

Added: 10 Oct 2017

The dangers of noise pollution in the working environment and beyond are ever-prevalent, reflects C…

Safeguards against workplace hazards require a proactive approach

Added: 10 Oct 2017

You can’t maintain a safe workplace without expert help, but good hazard awareness also depends upo…

Oil storage firm fined £100k after chemical explosion

Added: 26 Sep 2017

Oil storage firm ESL Fuels has been fined £100,000 after contractors cut into a sealed pipe causing…

Stamps honour legendary safety engineer John C Taylor’s inventions

Added: 19 Sep 2017

The inventor of the kettle switch used a billion times a day worldwide has been honoured with a ser…

Decontamination equipment: the importance of staff training

Added: 18 Sep 2017

You can’t handle hazardous materials without the right tools but managers need to ensure the people…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Sellafield GMB members set strike date for 27 September

Added: 12 Sep 2017

Sellafield nuclear site's 3,000 GMB union members have announced their 24 hour strike action will b…

Sellafield nuclear facility

GMB members vote for Sellafield strike action

Added: 4 Sep 2017

More than three quarters of GMB members employed at the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria have vot…

Sellafield nuclear facility

Sellafield scoops nine industry awards for ‘unrelenting focus on safety’

Added: 25 Aug 2017

Sellafield nuclear facility has been awarded nine safety gongs by the Royal Society for the Prevent…

Amec Foster Wheeler secures key nuclear waste contracts worth £4 million

Added: 23 Aug 2017

Amec Foster Wheeler has won two contracts worth £4 million from LLW Repository, the company respons…

Tata Steel

Tata Steel incurs £1m penalty after toxic substances release

Added: 14 Aug 2017

Tata Steel UK has incurred a £1 million fine following an incident in which toxic and flammable sub…

Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of British Safety Council

Lawrence Waterman succeeds Lynda Armstrong as British Safety Council chairman

Added: 7 Aug 2017

Lawrence Waterman has been appointed as the new chairman of the British Safety Council, following L…

US winery calls on Edinburgh Sensors to monitor carbon dioxide levels

Added: 7 Aug 2017

The Louis M. Martini Winery in St Helena, California is one of the original five Napa Valley wineri…

Viewpoint: how automation is tackling plant safety

Added: 1 Aug 2017

EU Automation’s Jonathan Wilkins discusses how new technology and increased automation improves saf…

Dust unsettled: combating a danger to health and efficiency in the workplace

Added: 1 Aug 2017

Dust and fumes are the enemy of process-based operations – airborne contaminants present both a hea…

Laboratory contamination

Reduced demand prompts closure of Staffordshire’s council-run laboratory

Added: 31 Jul 2017

One of the last local authority-run laboratories in England is to be closed with the loss of 16 pos…

North Sea offshore oil and gas

UK offshore oil and gas safety record improving says report

Added: 27 Jul 2017

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has reported its lowest ever incidence of so-called ‘dangero…