Five technology companies, from an initial field of over 200 were chosen via the Sandbox selection criteria to participate in investigative studies exploring challenge areas identified in collaboration with companies from the UK construction sector.
Creating the first Industrial Safetytech Regulatory Sandbox for the UK Construction sector
The Industrial Safetytech Regulatory Sandbox, funded by the Regulators’ Pioneer Fund, provided a successful framework for HSE to explore the potential for new technology to help improve health and safety performance and compliance.
Industry 4.0 implications for health and safety phase one outputs
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.
Phase one outputs from development of capacities to extract health and safety insights from free-text sources
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
Product safety intelligence phase one outputs
Product safety issues have the potential to affect large numbers of people at work and in the community. A single design flaw will be replicated many times and product recalls are costly and rarely recover anything more than a small proportion of defective products.
Leading indicators of health and safety failures phase one outputs
The Discovering Safety Programme’s leading indicator industry use case is looking to support organisations in the collection and analysis of health and safety lead indicators intelligence as part of drives to promote more proactive health and safety practice across their organisations.