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New ONR Guidance on Safety Leadership

New ONR guidance on safety leadership One of our members, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), has published new guidance on safety leadership to assist its inspectors in making regulatory judgement and decisions. The ONR guide sets out a framework of safety leadership behaviours structured on the SAFER Leadership Model developed by academics Jennifer Wong,

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Nuclear fusion: technology risk

Nuclear Fusion: Technology Risk The Hazards Forum hosted Nuclear Fusion: Technology Risk as a hybrid event, at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), at One Great George Street, London and online. The event was chaired by Dr Lavinia Raganelli, a risk and safety consultant at Corporate Risk Associates. Our first speaker, Valerie

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Nested Dependencies and Unconscious Connectivity

Nested Dependencies and Unconscious Connectivity The modern world survives and thrives on complex interconnected systems which normally interface seamlessly and give efficiency and productivity.  These systems are complex to develop and engineer but may be entirely un-noticed by the end user.  The COVID pandemic has highlighted the interdependencies of both societal and engineered systems, whilst

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Regulation of chemicals (Part 2)

Regulation of chemicals (Part 2) Risk management within the new UK REACH framework Part two of our mini-series on the regulation of chemicals, regulators and policy makers focused on UK REACH – a new framework of chemical regulation in the UK post-Brexit. We discovered how it will go about tackling the UK’s first ‘substances of

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COVID19 Webinar

Covid-19: Science and evidence on environmental transmission and modelling

Covid-19: Science and evidence on environmental transmission and modelling Our three speakers gave a fascinating insight into how Covid-19 challenges the science and evidence around environmental transmission and modelling. All three are active participants in Sage (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) and co-chairs of the Sage Environmental Modelling Group. The seminar was held on March

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Open Data Day event

The underpinning risks, challenges and opportunities of Open Data

The underpinning risks, challenges and opportunities of Open Data To celebrate Open Data Day on 6 March 2021, we hosted a panel discussion to explore the potential of open data in land development. Our panellists talked about what’s blocking its use, and how these challenges could be met. James Madison, from the Open Data Institute

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Regulation of chemicals

Regulation of chemicals In the first part of our joint event with the Institution of Civil Engineers, we hosted an hour long webinar on the 1st of December 2020 to discuss the ever-present issues with regulating manufactured chemical products.  Attracting a wide online audience, we learned from key regulators that from time to time, chemicals

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Managing the risks and consequences of a large polluting accident

Managing the risks and consequences of a large polluting accident Published 7th October, 2020 by Nick Shaw, Chair of Hazards Forum’s Board of Trustees J for judgement: a new value to manage risks and consequences of large polluting accidents? Summary One hundred people watched this hour-long online event, held on 15 September 2020. They were

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Maintaining nuclear safety during a pandemic

Maintaining nuclear safety during a pandemic Published 7th October, 2020 by Nick Shaw, Chair of Hazards Forum’s Board of Trustees Back in March 2020 as the world was changing rapidly in-line with the exponential curve of what we now know as Covid-19, all organisations were wrestling with the notion of how to respond.  In July

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Safety in space

Safety in space Published 7th October, 2020 A New Frontier, a report on an event at the Institution of Civil Engineers on 19 March 2019 Our March 2019 event saw us partner with the Safety and Reliability Society (SaRS) to present ‘Safety in Space – a new frontier’ – a topic area not previously considered

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Artificial Intelligence

30th anniversary event: artificial intelligence and automation

30th anniversary event: artificial intelligence and automation Published 7th October, 2020 by Thanos Moros, Hazards Forum Technical Advisory Committee Member Risks and Opportunities from the increased use of Artificial Intelligence in Industry and Society, a report on an event at the Institution of Civil Engineers on 18 June 2019 The event marked the 30th anniversary

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