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  • 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...
  • Annual Science Review showcases HSL's Research
    A new publication recognises the role of science in driving future innovations that will keep us safer and healthier at work. The breadth of experience and expertise in science and engineering that lies at the heart of the Health and Safety Executive...
  • New burners strengthen HSL's fire testing capability
    We're proud to announce that HSL has enhanced its fire resistance testing and fire proof testing capabilities with the addition of three new burners to provide state-of-the-art fire development and certification testing to ISO 2685 and AC20-135 standards. Read...
  • HSL to Attend Construction Health Summit
    In support of the work of the Health in Construction Leadership Group, HSL will be attending the inaugural Construction Health Summit, to be held in London on 21 January 2016, which will bring together key players in the construction...
  • Check out our new National Population Database page
    Created by HSL in collaboration with Staffordshire University, the National Population Database (NPD) is a Geographical Information System (GIS) dataset that combines locational information from providers such as the Ordnance Survey with...
  • Leading paper manufacturer praises Safety Climate Tool
    SAICA is a global business that produces sustainable solutions for paper and board packaging. Johan Sundblad (Country Manager, UK) and Andrew Newman (HSE Director, UK) describe how they used the Safety Climate Tool to measure SAICA's...

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