Fear and Trembling of the Federal Safety Commission (OFSC)It doesn’t matter where I go in the Building and Construction industry there is fear and trembling about an OFSC Audit. The fear and trembling is not about undertaking an audit but about the excessive and petty nature of what the OFSC thinks is important in safety.The phenomenal waste of time processing petty risk, that involves no … [Continue reading...] about Fear and Trembling of the Federal Safety Commission (OFSC)
Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead?by Phil La Duke. First published on his blog HERESafety is not a humanitarian effort. We all know the story of the days of yore when the loss of life—from building the pyramids to building the Brooklyn Bridge—was just the cost of doing business. Nobody liked it, but it was like IMPORTANT people died. After all the … [Continue reading...] about Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead?
Safety in The Land of Norom from the Book of NilChapter One1:1 And it came to pass in the land of Norom that Adam was convinced that others were evil. These others were the Malamutes, those neighbour aliens who did not believe in Zero, the brother of Safety and Compliance.1:2 The Malamutes were resisters to the way of Zero and practiced in the ways of Risk and Care. Malamutes questioned all … [Continue reading...] about Safety in The Land of Norom from the Book of Nil
The Language of PrioritiesI spoke to a Safety Manager in a construction company recently who comes from one of these ‘safety is our number one priority’ organisations. He told me the reality was that: ‘concrete is our number one priority’.All semiotics have a profound affect on the human unconscious. Words, images, signs, gestures, icons, colours and models all have significance which has been … [Continue reading...] about The Language of Priorities
Study Calendar for Semester One 2019Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (CLLR)Recent study group in CanberraIf you wish to study the Social Psychology of Risk, the training calendar is now out for semester one in 2019.You can register here: https://cllr.com.au/register-to-study/Non-Australian students can register at any time: … [Continue reading...] about Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (CLLR)–Study Calendar