The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) contracted QinetiQ to
undertake a study to investigate the state of the art of relevant
technologies in GPS and mobile machine automation. The study would
encompass their growth potential, use and future development and
assess Health and Safety pros and cons in different operating
The principal aims of this study is to inform HSE of the state of the art of GPS and mobile machine automation and to ensure that any new system can be assessed by HSE for safety during design, operation and maintenance of such a system.
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