Our work

Construction

Construction risk knowledge management using BIM

Building Information Modelling (BIM) supports the digitisation of asset build projects and uses information relating to the asset of interest to build a three dimensional model with supporting intelligent, structured data attached. 

Buncefield oil depot incident December 2005

Loss of containment insights

Across the process industries, both on and offshore, a key focus is upon maintaining primary containment. Primary containment refers to keeping flammable and toxic materials inside plant items such as vessels, tanks and pipework.

Diving Equipment

Diving

Diving is known to be a high risk activity where the worker is in an environment that is hostile to normal human existence and requires a life support system and knowledge of physiological limitations to be able to carry out

Suggest a project

To express an interest in contributing to the initial proof of concept work or for further details on the Discovering Safety Programme more generally, please contact the project team at the following email address: discoveringsafety@hse.gov.uk 

Publications

Research into worldwide public safety diving operations and incidents

Report

Across the world 50 Public Safety Divers (PSD) from the Police and Fire and Rescue services around the world from 2005 to the present, have died either during deployment in an attempt to rescue someone that has a

Safety of confined spaces – A feasibility study for data-driven decision making

Report

Confined space incidents continue to be leading sources of multiple fatalities in industry in Great Britain and around the world.