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Category: Horizon scanning

RR968 – Study and development of a methodology for the estimation of the risk and harm to persons from wind turbines

Monday, June 10, 2013

The work presented in this report has two main components. Firstly, research has been carried out to determine publicly available data for wind turbine failures and failure rates. The second component to the work has been to develop a ‘standard’ methodology for the risk assessment of harm to people from wind turbine failures.

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Latest Health and Safety Newsletter available online

Monday, May 13, 2013

Inside: Myth busting – how some half-baked decisions take the biscuit. We look at a year of myth busting, health surveillance made easier – HSE launches new online guidance, plus lots more including court stories, real-life case studies and new guidance.

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RR944 – Synthetic biology: A review of the technology, and current and future needs from the regulatory framework in Great Britain

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Synthetic biology has been described as “the design and construction of new biological parts, devices, and systems, and the re-design of existing, natural biological systems for useful purposes”. Potential applications include more efficient or inexpensive drug production and developing new renewable energy sources, micro-organisms for environmental remediation of pollutants, and biosensors to detect infections in […]

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Energy topics: ‘The hydrogen economy’ – Horizon scanning report SR025

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The health and safety implications of an increase in the use of hydrogen in domestic or vehicle applications.

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HSE Podcast – emerging energy technologies

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

In this episode: HSE’s Taf Powell talks about HSE’s contribution to ensuring secure, clean and affordable energy for Britain in the future.

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Emerging Energy Technologies

Friday, August 21, 2009

New website – HSE’s response to Government plans to introduce alternative (non-nuclear) energy technologies to combat climate change.

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HSE Board meeting – February 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

View papers for the HSE Board meeting on 25 February 2009 – find out what will be discussed.

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New HSE Strategy – Have Your Say!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The Health and Safety of Great Britain \ Be part of the solution – HSE invites you to help us with our

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Public consultations alerts

Friday, September 19, 2008

Sign up email or mobile phone text alerts to be informed about new consultations, reminders and

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Future of health and safety in 2017

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Research report describing the results of 28 interviews of HSE policy-makers

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Nano particles in industry

Monday, November 27, 2006

This report assesses different metrics of the concentration of nano (ultrafine) particles in existing and new industries.

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