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Leading indicators – towards a more proactive approach to health and safety in construction

Imagine if you could not just monitor incidents, but predict them and prevent them using data - saving your organisation money and keeping your workforce healthy and safe… We’re working with academics and the construction industry to find an evidence base for using ‘leading indicators’ to prevent

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Digging deep for data on safety

A new text search system has the potential to boost safety planning on construction sites. It has been developed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in collaboration with the National Centre for Text Mining, University of Manchester (NaCTeM).


Safety leading indicators in construction paper is published

We are delighted to announce that our Safety leading indicators in construction: A systematic review paper written by our team at the


Digital tool unlocks new heights of safety performance for the construction sector

The Safetibase Risk Suggestion Tool is set to revolutionise the construction sector by enabling virtual collaboration and providing safety critical information at designer’s fingertips.


Can occupational safety data prevent catastrophic failure?

Large scale process safety incidents are catastrophic and lead to significant loss of life and cost organisations billions, whilst they are infrequent the impact and damage can last decades.

Working together

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Join the Discovering Safety team and share experiences and explore how to use tools and techniques to access and improve your use of safety data.

Mind Foundry

Using AI in construction sites to reduce injuries and save lives - new white paper released

Patterns of hazardous conduct have become increasingly more difficult to find and therefore more difficult to ta

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Loss of containment insights project workshop

This interactive workshop took place on 19 November 2019 at the University of Manchester’s Sackville Street building in the heart of Manchester city centre.

Industry 4.0 workshop

Industry 4.0 workshop

This workshop took place on November 20th 2019 at the HSE Science

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