Safety Is A Job - Not A Sacred Calling Exclusive by Phil LaDuke. Please pay a visit to his blog: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/ and follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Philladuke vocation (voh-key-shuh n) /voʊˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling. 2. a strong impulse or inclination to follow a particular activity or career. 3. a divine c … [Continue reading...] about Safety Is A Job Not A Sacred Calling
Resilience and Safety By Phil La Duke – first published HERE Last week I watched a video posted by a LinkedIn contact Carsten Bush. Those of you who are fortunate enough to know Carsten know that he is on top of his game when it comes to safety and he brings a lot of insight to his posts. He posted a 12 minute video of a talk by Johan Bergström The video makes some pretty profound points an … [Continue reading...] about Resilience and Safety
Much ado about nothing? Section 44 of the WA Mines Safety & Inspection Act Article by Greg Smith first published HERE For a long time now I have been concerned about how section 44 of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act is marketed to the WA mining industry as an important part of supervisors’ obligations. Section 44 is, for the most part, an administrative provision that does not c … [Continue reading...] about Much ado about nothing? Section 44 of the WA Mines Safety & Inspection Act
Can There be a Feminist Safety? Yesterday the media ran hot with the advent of the first female star of Dr Who . The reports extracted every ounce of gender stereotyping possible in the name of journalism. What it highlighted was the continued misunderstanding in our society of feminism, gender and confusion about social politics. Feminism is not just about being female and masculinism is not … [Continue reading...] about Can There be a Feminist Safety?
Safety Isn’t Sexy, and it Shouldn’t Be! It’s amazing how some people in safety spend more energy trying to rebrand and market the product than reflect and change the nature of the product. Everyone knows that the word ‘safety’ conjures up associations with words like ‘dumb’, ‘embuggerance’, ‘dollard’, ‘checklisting’, ‘policing’ and ‘bullying’. If you want to kill conversation at a party just tell … [Continue reading...] about Safety Isn’t Sexy, and it Shouldn’t Be!