Lloyd’s Register FoundationDiscovering Safety Programme

Imagine a world where no one dies as a consequence of work, where industry doesn’t suffer catastrophic failure, where companies can say that no one was harmed in the making of their product and where accidents can be predicted and therefore prevented.

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Our work

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Loss of containment insights project

We are working with the processing industry to help develop tools that will help us find the factors that lead to Loss of Containment (LoC) incidents.

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Leading indicators for health and safety performance assessment project

Imagine a world where incidents can be predicted and prevented.

Construction

Construction Risk Library project

Discovering Safety is working with the construction industry, academia and tech providers to develop a Construction Risk Library. This will be a bank of standardised data and processes that reduce or mitigate safety risks in construction.

O Halo

Automatic anonymising and desensitising of data project

We’ve been working with Ohalo, a leading company in the field of data governance, to provide an automatic tool for anonymising safety data.

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Innovations – Predicting risk project

We’ve been working with partners in construction and artificial intelligence to look at whether using analytic tools could help us to predict risk.

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We're looking to engage with a wide group of stakeholders, within the UK and internationally, to further understand the key health and safety challenges they face and where a data-driven approach could make a positive impact on these. 

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Partners

HS2

HS2

HS2 is Britain’s new high speed railway. It will be the backbone of our rail network carrying over 300,000 passengers a day, connecting 30 million people and eight of our largest cities.
Heathrow

Heathrow

Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow has welcomed more than 78 million passengers every year.
Astra Zeneca

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business who’s innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide, we are focused on enhanced innovation and the delivery of life-changing medicines that contribute value to patients and society  

News

The Health and Safety Software of the Year 2021 Award goes to…

The Discovering Safety Construction Risk Library has won Health and Safety Software of the Year 2021 at the Construction Computing Magazine awards last week at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in London.
Data Anonymisation

Ohalo – automatic anonymisation of safety data

Discovering Safety’s collaboration with data governance specialists Ohalo is making it possible to anonymise vast quantities of safety data in days rather than years, allowing organisations to learn where things have gone w

Events

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Data-driven insights webinar: Discover new data solutions from HSE that help you solve your health and safety challenges

Businesses are collecting and using more data than ever before, presenting a valuable opportunity to use this in an innovative way to improve health and safety performance as the world of work changes.

Publications

Industry 4.0 implications for health and safety phase one outputs

Report

Industry 4.0 is the name given to a suite of technologies that is transforming how operational decisions are arrived at in industrial workplaces. The impact of Industry 4.0 technologies is so great that it has been associated with a 4th industrial revolution.

Web scraping health and safety intelligence phase one report

Report

There are huge volumes of useful health and safety information openly available on the Internet.

Phase one outputs from development of capacities to extract health and safety insights from free-text sources

Report

The text mining project being delivered as part of the LRF Discovering Safety Programme is looking to build upon existing state of the art text mining and natural language processing to develop a suite of text mining and natural language processing tools and techniques for specific use on unstruc