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Workplace injury 2

Five fatal injury facts

With HSE releasing the ‘Workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain, 2019’ here

Cement workshop delegates

Health and safety performance in high hazard industries workshop

On the 8th July we held an extremely interactive and practical stakeholders’ workshop in a very sunny Nigeria.

Professor Richard Clegg

Discovering Safety launch

The official launch of the ambitious Discovering Safety programme was held on the 26th June 2019 at Lloyd’s Register building in London. Industry leaders were invited to hear how world leading science will be used to discover key insights from data that will impact safety outcomes, identify…
Robotics

Foresight series: robotics and automous systems (RAS)

Robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) are programmable machines - often stand-alone- that can carry out complex tasks with a high degree of autonomy they are expected to have a major impact on most economic sectors in the next 10 years.
Autonomous and unmanned technology

Foresight series: handing over control - autonomous and unmanned technology

Autonomous vehicles (AV), also known as self-driving, driverless or unmanned vehicles including aerial systems such as drones, can be equipped with an array of powerful technology (e.g. RADAR, lasers, cameras, global positioning system (GPS) computers, AI and 3D maps). This enables AV to sense,…
Artificial intelligence (AI)

Foresight series: AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be defined as a branch of computer science concerned with creating more ‘intelligent’ machines.
Foresight series

Foresight series: the future world of work

The purpose of foresight activity is not to predict the future, but to highlight issues. Foresight challenges us, and others in the health and safety system, to consider what the changes in the world around us might mean for workplace health and safety. The foresight series is brought to…
AI

What is artificial intelligence?

The research domain of artificial intelligence is a very fertile and diverse area of scientific research currently, tapping expertise across numerous disciplines to address specific research challenges, including computer science, mathematics, statistics and data science, to name just a few. These…
AI possibilities

AI - current and future uses

The focus of this thought-piece is the AI dimension of Industry 4.0. This technology area, one of the four grand challenges identified in the UK Industrial Strategy, is a major area of research interest, both from the perspective of the potential for it to be exploited to improve health and safety…

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