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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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Harnessing the power of data will realise true potential of inspection technologies 02 November 2021

The previous PPTex Supplement in Hazardex August contained very informative articles on Augmented Reality, wearables, robots and the growing adoption of mobile working for lone workers. These innovative technologies have a common thread in that they are all reliant upon data, documents and models which are complete, consistent and connected....

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The next industrial revolution 02 November 2021

The next development within industry won’t come through just technology, but from the operator and the skills they have. Skills management and knowledge sharing will re-invent plant floor operations and create the next most sought-after industrial asset, the connected worker....

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How mobile tech is reducing risk in hazardous environments 04 August 2021

Keeping employees healthy and safe is a challenge for many employers – perhaps none more so than those whose staff work in hazardous environments. Fortunately for these organisations – many of which are now responsible for a higher number of lone workers – safety technology is evolving rapidly, with mobile solutions now providing a high level of protection for workers in even the most hazardous of workplaces....

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Augmented Reality drives real change in remote training and safety 04 August 2021

Augmented reality technology is allowing field engineers to connect directly to off-site experts for more efficient maintenance, data collection, training and safety, as Kim Fenrich, global AR/VR and digital services product manager, ABB Process Automation, explains....

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