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Artificial Intelligence helps wastewater specialist guard against injury


Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc is using an innovative app that learns through artificial intelligence to help protect its employees against manual handling injuries. The app videos colleagues as they carry out tasks and analyses risks associated with their posture, allowing them to change their behaviour to avoid injury. Lanes Utilities, the…

New digitally-enabled CCTV vans will ‘transform’ service


Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is introducing new CCTV drainage survey vans with advanced digital data processing for faster and more effective reporting of survey data. The next generation vehicles also have improved systems for safer equipment handling and a range of features for improving the welfare of drainage engineers. The first CCTV…