Health & Safety

Why haemorrhage control matters in motorsport

Though thankfully rare, accidents do occur and swift action is sometimes vital

How virtual reality is changing engineering

Training and collaboration are key areas

New tiny photodiode

Medical and sporting wearable devices could benefit most


A helping hand on the assembly line

Ford workers are testing new upper body exoskeletal technology that helps lessen the chance of fatigue or injury while performing overhead tasks

New temperature sensor launched

Small sensor features a variable supply voltage and tiny footprint

Full health check

Mike Baker examines how field-proven sensor technology lies at the heart of structural health monitoring innovation

Damage limitation

Explosion prevention through better detection. By Roger Bours

Three inch electrically-operated foam monitor

Suitable for locations where space constraints or low water flow require specialist fire suppression solutions, such as waste bunkers and land-based helipads

Cyber attacks: the danger from within

Study warns of the increasing risk of internal cyber attacks

Latest version of optimisation software for process industries

Software delivers activated dynamic analysis and expands safety analysis and cost estimation capabilities

Flame-proofing mining utility vehicles

Protecting operator safety in explosive gas and dust, and fiery coal environments

Wireless technology adds a new dimension to accessing plant data

Gary Williams separates the myths and facts associated with wireless plant communications

Technical Report advises on nanotechnology safety

A new Technical Report, ISO/TR 12885:2008, describes health and safety practices in occupational settings relevant to nanotechnologies

New ISO standard for safety of consumer goods

ISO has started the process to develop a new international standard to protect people from health and safety risks posed by consumer goods

Triconex Trident safety system now with rotating machinery modules

Version 2.1.1 of the Triconex Trident safety system from Invensys Operations Management benefits from new input modules for use with rotating machinery

Modular construction kit for flexible electrical installation

Modular MIC control cabinets for wall installation or machine integration reduce installation costs

Turning 'plastic islands' into vacuum cleaners

Electrolux launches ‘Vac from the Sea’ initiative to turn plastic pollution into vacuum cleaners

Measurement of sound power levels

Handheld sound intensity system, the 2270-G, enables manufacturers to comply with standards, regulations and customer demands


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