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  • June 27, 2018

    From medicine to the movies and back

    Dr Tom Shannon, co-founder of Vicon Motion Systems and Oxford Metrics, explains how his company uses 3M Scotchlite™ material and computer vision to capture human motion.

    06/27/2018 From medicine to the movies and back
  • September 15, 2017

    Tackling mental health in the workplace

    Comedian Ruby Wax will join health and safety professionals at a 3M Safety Network Live event in Bracknell, Berkshire, on 5 October.

    09/15/2017 Tackling mental health in the workplace
  • September 08, 2017

    Stand out in carbon black

    Scientists at 3M have created a new high performance reflective material that is a rich black by day but shines bright when illuminated at night.

    09/08/2017 Stand out in carbon black
  • August 30, 2017

    3M’s hygiene monitoring system wins gold

    A 3M system that quickly and accurately tests the cleanliness of surfaces has won a Gold Stevie Award in the 2017 International Business Awards.

    08/30/2017 3M’s hygiene monitoring system wins gold
  • June 01, 2017

    3M to demo safe cabling connections at CABLEx

    Cold Shrink technology from 3M will be in the spotlight at the UK power cables and jointing technologies exhibition and safety expo to be held at Chester Racecourse on 7 June.

    06/01/2017 3M to demo safe cabling connections at CABLEx
  • August 29, 2017

    Webinar highlights the hazards of construction dust

    3M joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership to spread the word about the dangers of hazardous construction dust by hosting a free webinar.

    08/29/2017 Webinar highlights the hazards of construction dust
  • July 23, 2015

    Making safety easier to see.

    3M’s higher performance retro-reflective sheeting improves motorists’ ability to read and comprehend traffic signs.

    07/23/2015 Making safety easier to see.
  • March 16, 2016

    Meet the man behind the mask

    When he's developing a new respirator John Bryant takes his work home with him, wearing the prototype to go running and cycling and even to knock down walls.

    03/16/2016 Meet the man behind the mask
  • March 17, 2016

    Science Week visit to 3M Clitheroe

    Students from Ribblesdale High School have spent today at the 3M Clitheroe site learning how the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths are so important for the success of British industry.

    03/17/2016 Science Week visit to 3M Clitheroe
  • March 22, 2016

    Lifting the fog from their eyes

    Our new coating for safety spectacles resists fogging for longer, meaning that workers aren’t tempted to remove them to wipe away condensation and risk exposing their eyes to hazards.

    03/22/2016 Lifting the fog from their eyes
  • May 05, 2016

    3M scoops a welding industry award

    A passion for welding and safety education has resulted in 3M clinching a prestigious industry award.

    05/05/2016 3M scoops a welding industry award
  • May 10, 2016

    3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company

    3M has been listed as a World’s Most Ethical Company for a third year in a row by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical practices in business.

    05/10/2016 3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company
  • June 24, 2016

    Pete Waterman singles out a safety solution from 3M

    Music guru Pete Waterman presented 3M with a prize for the most innovative stand at the Overhead Power Line and Working at Height Safety Exposition held at Chester racecourse on 9 June.

    06/24/2016 Pete Waterman singles out a safety solution from 3M
  • August 04, 2016

    Recognition for inside ear field-testing system

    A new system that has made significant progress in the field-testing of hearing protection solutions has been highly commended for product innovation.

    08/04/2016 Recognition for inside ear field-testing system
  • April 21, 2017

    Study highlights the risks of visual hacking

    An international study reveals that attempts to visually hack sensitive company information had an 87 per cent success rate in the UK, presenting a significant risk to industry.

    04/21/2017 Study highlights the risks of visual hacking
  • October 19, 2016

    Live facial identification system inspired by biology

    Humans might be good at remembering faces, but statistically, computers are now more accurate.

    10/19/2016 Live facial identification system inspired by biology
  • March 30, 2017

    Virtual reality demo creates the sensation of working at height

    Working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms is an occupational hazard in some industries, but injuries from falls can be prevented with the right safety equipment.

    03/30/2017 Virtual reality demo creates the sensation of working at height
  • November 04, 2016

    3M is one of the world’s best workplaces

    3M has been ranked as one of the world’s 25 best multinational workplaces by Great Place to Work® and the business magazine Fortune.

    11/04/2016 3M is one of the world’s best workplaces
  • November 11, 2016

    No slip-ups for Crossrail walkway project

    Crossrail is one of the largest infrastructure projects of its kind in Europe, involving the construction of 42 km of tunnels complete with emergency aluminium walkway.

    11/11/2016 No slip-ups for Crossrail walkway project
  • November 23, 2016

    Take the pledge to help keep our roads safe

    3M has chosen Road Safety Week (21-27 November) to launch a new website showcasing a range of solutions designed to reduce road fatalities and injuries.

    11/23/2016 Take the pledge to help keep our roads safe
  • November 29, 2016

    Remote alcohol monitoring system on trial in Wales

    Dyfed-Powys Police has become the first force in the UK to trial a new system that remotely monitors how much alcohol prolific offenders are drinking.

    11/29/2016 Remote alcohol monitoring system on trial in Wales
  • December 20, 2016

    If the glasses fit, wear them with pride

    A humorous new video puts the spotlight on the importance of comfort, fit and style when it comes to choosing safety eyewear.

    12/20/2016 If the glasses fit, wear them with pride
  • December 22, 2016

    Journalists scale the heights

    Any fear of heights among visiting journalists was conquered at a media event held to demonstrate 3M’s range of fall protection products at its state-of-the-art training centre in Oldham.

    12/22/2016 Journalists scale the heights
  • February 03, 2017

    Webinar highlights the importance of PPE compatibility

    Health and safety professionals took part in an interactive webinar hosted by 3M technical supervisor, Alan McArthur, on 24 January.

    02/03/2017 Webinar highlights the importance of PPE compatibility
  • June 16, 2017

    Taking a holistic approach to workplace safety

    Four 3M Safety Network Live events to be held in Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow and Bracknell will cover topics ranging from the science of safety to mental wellbeing.

    06/16/2017 Taking a holistic approach to workplace safety
  • August 24, 2017

    A respirator so comfortable you’ll forget you’re wearing it

    A humorous video has been created to show that 3M respirators are so comfortable to wear that workers may forget to take them off when their shift comes to an end.

    08/24/2017 A respirator so comfortable you’ll forget you’re wearing it
  • July 23, 2015

    Why it’s good to be in the dark.

    3M™ Speedglas™ Auto Darkening Filter technology allows a welder’s screen to go dark as quickly as 0.1 milliseconds of the arc strike.

    07/23/2015 Why it’s good to be in the dark.
  • July 23, 2015

    How do you know when to change your filter?

    New indicator technology offers increased protection.

    07/23/2015 How do you know when to change your filter?
  • July 23, 2015

    Simple pathogen detection makes food safer.

    The 3M™ Molecular Detection System uses Isothermal DNA Amplification and Bioluminescence Detection to provide a simple means of detecting pathogens in food and environmental samples.

    07/23/2015 Simple pathogen detection makes food safer.
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