More approved inspectors needed for safe housing

‘The system is in danger of collapse, which threatens to greatly reduce the construction of new homes’

Has the Grenfell tragedy made construction safer?

The Grenfell Tower tragedy claimed the lives of 72 people, underscoring the limitations of building regulations and a lax attitude towards fire safety. So what’s changed since?

The UK construction industry must get safer, for everyone

Not for the first time, the UK construction industry faces a perfect storm.

Augmented reality’s vision for manufacturing

No longer the stuff of science fiction, augmented reality is poised to transform manufacturing and even routine engineering

VR: the new training tool for hazardous work

From training mine workers in evacuation procedures to reducing plant downtime during routine maintenance, new ways of displaying information are becoming powerful asset management tools

World-class asset and safety management

Everyone has by now heard of ISO 55000 as the successor to PAS 55 and many organisations will be eager to become certified

How safe is laser surgery?

Laser eye surgery has been around for many years but is still not without its risks; luckily expert advice is available to help you make the right choices, as Peter Archer reports

Being comfortable with safety and emergency care

At first you may enjoy the thought of luxurious robes, toiletries and an in-room fridge when choosing private maternity care, but most mums-to-be will more realistically be concerned about safety, writes Victoria Lambert