About our publications
Since its inception the Hazards Forum has published 101 newsletters. These have now been replaced by news articles which are better suited to the digital age. The newsletters and other publications are available to access in our archive.
Managing the risks and consequences of a large polluting accident Published 7th October, 2020 This hour-long online event, held at lunchtime on 15 September 2020, successfully attracted an attendance of 100. The audience learned about the new J-value framework (J for Judgement), an integrated methodology that generates objective advice on how much should be spent
Maintaining nuclear safety during a pandemic Published 7th October, 2020 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 the Hazards Forum invited two guest speakers to join their
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
30th anniversary event: artificial intelligence and automation Published 7th October, 2020 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 of the Hazard Forum and was opened by a
New hazards in road transport Published 7th October, 2020 Automation, Infrastructure and Acceptability, a report on an event at the Institution of Civil Engineers on 17 September 2019 Advances in technology mean that we can look forward to the benefits of faster, more efficient and environmentally sound transport. However, some significant barriers and hazards remain
Forensic engineering Published 6th October, 2020 Failure, Investigation and Learning – the Anatomy of a Loss, a report on an event at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 3 December 2019 Our December 2019 event, and unknowingly at the time, our last physical meeting before Covid-19 necessitated the March 2020 shutdown in the United Kingdom,