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    Body worn camera technology: protecting staff from attack

    Body worn cameras can reduce the risk of workers suffering violence and aggression from members of the public, making them an ideal protective tool in environments such as retail and healthcare.

    By Alastair Field, Reveal on 14 June 2021

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    Citizen science in HS&E

    The public can play a practical role in supporting scientific understanding of problems like air pollution.

    By Mike Robinson on 14 June 2021

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    Tech and equality leaders make demands for future of work

    The government must ensure the legacy of the pandemic ‘isn’t just more working from home’, a committee of MPs heard yesterday.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 November 2020

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    New tech for combating risks and Covid-19 in workplaces

    Health and safety technologies are gaining popularity amongst environmental, health and safety (EHS) practitioners as firms begin to explore new initiatives to reduce serious injuries, fatalities and high-potential events.

    By Bill Pennington, Verdantix on 03 August 2020

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    New London electric bus sound could pose dangers, warns Unite

    Unite the union has warned that the new sound chosen for London’s electric buses creates dangers for road users and pedestrians as it sounds nothing like a traditional bus.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 07 January 2020

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    Time for mental health

    If our desire to ‘turn back the hands of time’ is a forlorn hope, much of human history has been taken up by efforts to overcome time passing and things inevitably being forgotten.

    By Mike Robinson on 29 October 2019

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    Boeing appoints safety roles to board amid fatal crash findings

    Boeing has announced a restructure to its board in the latest attempt to put safety at the heart of decision-making, almost one year after the first of two crashes involving its 737 Max 8 airplane, which killed 346 people in total.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 15 October 2019

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    The future workforce: augmentation, not just automation  

    The speed of evolution within artificial intelligence and automation is exciting, yet for companies seeking rapid improvements in productivity, the ROI model is just not adding up.

    By Andreas Koenig on 19 August 2019

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    Industry 4.0 calls for new regulations to tackle stress and isolation, says report

    New regulations should be drawn up to tackle psychosocial risks caused by the new breed of super-efficient machines, a new report has urged.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 13 August 2019

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    Digital solutions can hold the key to compliance

    In recent years, many businesses have begun investing in different types of new digital technology to challenge traditional processes and revolutionise the way that they work.

    By Colin Yates, WorkMobile on 05 July 2019