How the farm of the future might look

Alison Richards, Scientist in HSE’s Foresight Centre, considers how emerging challenges such as population growth, diminishing natural resources, climate change and environmental pollution might be addressed by technological solutions, possibly making the farm of the future very different from what we see today. Labour saving devices such as robotic harvesters, mechanical fruit pickers, weeding machines … Continue reading “How the farm of the future might look”

Are you gambling with your safety culture?

Jennifer Webster, Occupational Psychologist, explains why – despite what we might think – health and safety at work really isn’t ‘someone else’s problem’ and how a robust organisational safety culture can reduce risk for everyone. Think about the last time you went for a job interview.  What was it that first attracted you to apply … Continue reading “Are you gambling with your safety culture?”