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  • Hydrogen in the Gas Grid – Project receives Ofgem Funding
    Hydrogen Injection in the Gas Grid - The HyDeploy Project receives Ofgem Funding The Health and Safety Laboratory is pleased to announce its involvement in the HyDeploy project to demonstrate the use of blended hydrogen in the UK gas grid,...
  • UPDATED - HSL's Work Related Stress Pages
      Work related stress has signficant implications for employee health and business performance.   In 2015/16 stress accounted for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health.   It's...
  • Out now! Quadvent 2 Hazardous Area Classification Tool
    HSL is pleased to announce the launch of Quadvent 2 - an invaluable hazardous area classification tool for health and safety professionals in industries that routinely handle or store flammable gases. Quadvent 2 uses a mathematical...
  • HSL Revolutionises PFP Testing with Unique Small-Scale Burner
      The Centre for Large-Scale Testing and Evaluation at the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) has a new addition to its already comprehensive suite of jet fire facilities: The Small-Scale Jet Fire Facility. This unique facility,designed...
  • HSL's Mike Clayton honoured by BSIF for 'Outstanding Contribution'
      Mike Clayton, Technical Team Leader for HSL's Personal Protective Equipment team, was recently honoured with the British Safety Industry Federation's award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety'. This...
  • HSL to host 2016 Safety and Reliability Society Conference
    HSL is pleased to be hosting the annual conference of the Safety and Reliability Society on Thursday 6th October 2016 at our laboratory near Buxton, in Derbyshire's picturesque Peak District. This year's theme is: Don't Stop Thinking...
  • Battery safety is a hot topic just now...
    Powering everything from electric cars to the consumer electronics we use every day, the use of lithium-ion batteries has grown dramatically since their introduction in the late twentieth century. Recent news stories have highlighted...
  • New process industry qualifications - Consultation
    Together, NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive's Laboratory (HSL) have joined forces to develop two brand new specialist Occupational Safety and Health qualifications for the process industries. Working with the regulator brings NEBOSH...
  • The Latest PIPAH Study Newsletter is now Online
    The latest annual newsletter of the Prospective Investigation of Pesticide Applicators' Health (PIPAH) Study, which began in 2013 and aims to investigate whether there is any link between working with pesticides and ill health, is now online.   Click here...

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