Engineering matters. It was the lifeblood of the industrial revolution, which helped Britain become a global economic powerhouse during the 18th and 19th centuries. Connected Thinking talk to Gabiela MacLeod.
Despite the UK’s efforts over the past decade to reduce health and safety risk in the workplace, there were still 137 workplace deaths in 2016. Add to this the thousands of deaths relating to workplace health issues, such as asbestos, and there is clearly more that can be done to keep people safe while they work.