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Learning the lessons from Loss of Containment

Discovering Safety is appealing to industry to get involved in developing a machine-learning tool that will use natural language processing to gain insights from data on Loss of Containment (LoC) incidents.

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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

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Severity Scanner - making learning from serious incidents easier

Learning from incidents and accidents is essential to preventing them from reoccurring. Often, the best lessons hide within SIFs (Serious Injuries or Fatalities) which have to be reported under the RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) legislation.


Government fund backs project to support construction companies to share information about dangerous incidents to help prevent injuries

Health and Safety Executive have received funding from the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund that will help to continue to support construction companies in their data-sharing about dangerous incidents, benefitting the work in Discovering Safety.

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Discover new data solutions from HSE that help you solve your health and safety challenges

It’s no secret that data is being generated at an ever-increasing rate. Data about us, our lives and our environments is being used to generate information and insights on an unprecedented scale.


Construction risk library – standardising data to manage risks

Discovering Safety is working with the construction industry, academia and tech providers to develop a Construction Risk Library.

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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).

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