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  • Stepping up smart safety on the frontlines

    08 November 2022

    Frontline workers make up 80% of the global workforce and are at the heart of many process industries like oil and gas, petrochemicals, mining, manufacturing and the food & beverage sector. Despite their numbers, they’ve been historically underserved when it comes to technology and just 1% of venture capital funding is invested in tooling that empowers frontliners to do their best work and stay safe in the hazardous environments they operate in....

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  • The challenge of detecting hydrogen gas

    08 November 2022

    Hydrogen (H2) is set to play a vital role in producing cleaner energy. Specifically, within the UK where the government has set a target to create a thriving hydrogen economy by 2030. Seen as a greener way of living, countries such as Japan, South Korea and China are also on course to make significant progress in H2 development. The European Commission has also presented a hydrogen strategy in which H2 could provide for 24% of the world’s energy by 2050.

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  • Protecting worker health and wellbeing on oil and gas pipelines

    12 August 2022

    Protecting workers is a requirement of any employer or workplace, but when your industry involves hazardous materials, difficult or dangerous working scenarios or risk of exposure to harmful compounds, the stakes are much higher....

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  • The evolution of gas detection

    12 August 2022

    You may not always be able to smell it, taste it or discern its presence, but toxic and flammable gases can present significant industrial hazards. New technologies are improving gas-detection capabilities, helping safety managers ensure employee health and well-being....

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  • Effective natural gas leak detection using mobile analytical technology

    29 April 2022

    Methane leaks from natural gas pipelines require monitoring and control to minimise their impact for environmental and safety reasons. Doug Baer, Global Product Line Manager - Laser Analyzers for ABB Measurement & Analytics, explains how the latest generation of mobile gas leak detection measurement technologies can help sniff out leaks....

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New technologies helping to improve worker safety 28 April 2022

Millions of workplace accidents happen each year, many of which are within the power of employers to prevent. According to recent research, while overall worker safety has improved over the last decade, some industries seem to have plateaued or even reverted in recent years....

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Major pharmaceutical company reduces downtimes, improves safety using drone for tank inspections 22 February 2022

Large scale tanks used for manufacturing pharmaceutical products are made out of stainless steel, since it is the best material for cleaning, and they must be kept clean at all times. After each production run the tanks are cleaned with acid and lye....

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How automated technology can help organisations rise to regulatory challenges 14 February 2022

Across all sectors there are differing regulations and practices that organisations must adhere to in order to operate safely, effectively and efficiently. From storage to the safety of materials handling equipment and monitoring when certain assets or equipment might fail, businesses need to record data and check its accuracy to prove their product or equipment is safe and that the organisation is adhering to consistent safety measures....

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10 questions to ask about your connected safety technology 10 February 2022

Looking for the right technology to keep your workers connected and safe? Solutions with the ability to transform your workplace safety program and create the protection, production, and performance results you’re looking for? There’s a lot to think about when selecting equipment. Ease-of-use and set-up. Connectivity options. Battery-life. Reporting capabilities. Multi-functionality. And much more....

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Proactive risk management using wearable digital technologies 02 November 2021

Too often safety professionals may feel as if they’re holding the parcel when the music stops. Despite best efforts, things still go wrong and the HSEQ team are left to manage the consequences as best they can. But what if it didn’t need to be this way? What if you had earlier warning of the changing risk picture? Action could be taken before the incident happens, enabling more proactive ways of working....

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