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Modern compressed air and gas work
10 November, 2011
Work in compressed air has its origins in the early-to-mid 19th century. It is relatively uncommon these days and consequently few tunnellers have had experience of current practice. Donald Lamont of Hyperbaric & Tunnel Safety reviews its development, current practice and its context in tunneling

HAVS in the law
23 September, 2011
Whatever the arguments and attitudes about applicability, the legislative framework intended to protect the health of the tunnelling workforce, and those encountering vibration in many other industries is inescapable. The editorial team checked on current legislation in some main tunnelling locations

On shaky ground
15 September, 2011

Vibration deadline at 100
24 August, 2011

Overlooked hazards to occupational health
18 January, 2011
During safety campaigns, whether during planning or in-house inspection, often disproportionate attention is paid to more obvious physical hazards, overlooking those hazards that are less obvious but which call still lead to a deterioration in quality of life, and perhaps death, which can be difficult to relate to the working conditions. Drawing heavily on material supplied by Dr. Donald Lamont, formerly of the UK Health and Safety Executive, Maurice Jones examines the issues involved in tunnelling occupation health, and some other safety hazards, followed by some solutions