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  • Connected workers: bridging the gap between millennials and the ageing workforce

    20 February 2019

    The shifting demographic makeup of the global workforce is posing unprecedented challenges when it comes to catering for workers’ safety requirements, from the millennial generation’s digital needs (1) to the health concerns of increasing numbers of older workers (2). Gene Vena of Honeywell Industrial Safety discusses how connected safety technology can help bridge the gap between generations and improve safety for all. ...

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  • Case study: The challenges of personnel location in the Kashagan Field

    20 February 2019

    The Kashagan Field is a very large offshore oilfield located in Kazakhstan’s part of the North Caspian Sea where a number of artificial islands have been built as bases for hydrocarbon extraction. The largest of these is D-island, which is approximately 120,000 m2. Dr. Charlotte Richardson of S3 ID looks at some of the challenges of personnel location in this particularly hostile work environment and explains the solution arrived at to provide effect...

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  • Harnessing Industry 4.0 technology to improve staff safety

    15 February 2019

    According to the International Labour Organisation, 151 workers have a work-related accident every 15 seconds. Manufacturers should place greater emphasis on the health and safety of their staff to reduce this figure and can invest in automation to help. Here Jonathan Wilkins, director of industrial automation parts supplier EU Automation, explores some technologies that can improve the safety of workers as Industry 4.0 becomes reality.  ...

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  • Surveillance technology in hazardous environments: a look at the future

    14 February 2019

    While the majority of industries keep safety and security as a core function of an operations department, there are a number of organisations, such as those in oil and gas exploration and production, critical infrastructure and manufacturing, where these two pillars are critical. This article by Simon Reed of Oncam looks at developing trends in security and surveillance and the critical role of video in hazardous environments. ...

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  • Ensuring PPE compliance through the use of artificial intelligence

    12 February 2019

    The safety of employees in the workplace is integral to any business, and with tighter government legislation, workers are better protected by the law than ever before. Nevertheless, workplace accidents still pose a serious threat to businesses’ financial viability. This article from Cortexica Vision Systems looks at how video monitoring, the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning can help. ...

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Ensuring staff safety in site evacuation scenarios through simple management technology 22 January 2019

Evacuation drills are considered a nuisance by many as they can disrupt the work day at inconvenient times, and are often met with complacency at the prospect of having to evacuate the building or site, and stand outside for a prolonged period of time. Dan Harding of Sign-In App says that the latest technology can be harnessed to streamline this process and improve site safety. ...

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Draeger UK Ltd - Hazardex 2019 Exhibitor Profile 27 November 2018

For over 125 years, both in the UK & Internationally, Dräger has proven to be a trusted partner in safety. In addition other key sectors for us include Fire & Rescue, Oil & Gas and Chemical. We also serve in areas such as Hospital, Power Generation, Construction and many more....

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F.E.S. (EX) Ltd - Hazardex 2019 Exhibitor Profile 27 November 2018

F.E.S. (EX) provides a range of tailored, specialist services for industries that operate within potentially hazardous and explosive atmospheres. Our team of experienced, competent personnel have proven skills within the areas of design, process safety, Health & Safety, operations, maintenance, inspections and installations within potentially explosive atmospheres....

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MSA - transforming the industry with virtual reality 23 November 2018

MSA Safety is spearheading the use of virtual reality (VR) in the safety market, enabling customers to experience its products in a truly immersive environment, without actual exposure to the potentially life-threatening hazards faced by people working at height. ...

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Trolex - Hazardex & PPTex 2019 Sponsor Profile 20 November 2018

Trolex Ltd is a leading provider of workplace safety technology solutions to the mining, industrial and tunnelling sectors. ...

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