The Big Fun Healthy Lungs Quiz

We all need to look after our lungs. Work related lung diseases are a big problem that can ruin lives. But how much do you know about lungs and lung health? Why not take a breather (sorry!) and test your knowledge with our fiendish-but-fun Healthy Lungs Quiz? Thousands of people die from work-related lung diseases … Continue reading “The Big Fun Healthy Lungs Quiz”

Sensor sensibility: the future of wearable health tech at work

Social Scientist Jo Bowen, of HSE’s Foresight Centre, takes a look at the development and growing adoption of wearable health and safety ‘smart technology’, and considers the implications this might have for the future working world. Here’s a teaser for you. What, according to networking equipment giant Cisco, is the similarity between the room-sized ENIAC … Continue reading “Sensor sensibility: the future of wearable health tech at work”

A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 2)

In the first part of this blog Diving Safety and PPE specialist Nick Bailey lamented the inappropriate use of PPE he’d spotted in one of the many home building/renovation shows that currently infest the telly. He’d picked the home renovation show as the first part of a relaxing evening’s viewing. As we return to the story, … Continue reading “A tale of tea, TV and misused PPE (Part 2)”