HSE is proud to publish the 2023 Annual Science Review, which this year focuses on our activities enabling the safe deployment of net zero energy technologies.
Download the 2023 Annual Science Review on HSE’s science and research website, where you can learn more about the difference HSE makes through our commitment to science.
Our review contains case studies illustrating how HSE uses science and evidence to protect people and places, helping everyone lead safer and healthier lives. This includes:
• Enabling industry to innovate safely to prevent major incidents: supporting the move towards net zero
• Reducing work-related ill health
• Increasing and maintaining trust to ensure people feel safe where they live, work, and in their environment
• Maintaining Great Britain’s record as one of the safest countries to work in
Launch seminar: HSE 2023 Annual Science Review
Join our launch seminar to hear from HSE’s scientists and engineers as they present 5 minute ‘Turbo Talks’ on their work featured in this year’s review.
Register for the free ‘Turbo Talks’ science review seminar
Thursday 20 April, 13.00 – 13.50 BST via Microsoft Teams
The 2023 HSE Annual Science Review Launch Seminar Programme:
Introduction: Professor Andrew Curran
Enable industry to innovate safely to prevent major incidents, supporting the move
• Developing the evidence base to underpin the safety of hydrogen vehicles in tunnels: HyTunnel-CS.
• Enabling safe deployment of lithium-ion batteries for storage and use of net zero energy.
Reducing work-related ill health
• The PROTECT COVID-19 National Core Study research, legacy, preparedness.
• Modern decontamination interventions may help to control SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
• Protecting hand tool users from ill health caused by noise and vibration.
Increase and maintain trust to ensure people feel safe where they live, where they work and in their environment
• Authorisation of first UK application of a pesticide using a drone.
Maintaining GB’s record as one of the safest countries to work in
• Investigation into fatal explosion at Briar Chemicals.
Q & A session