Social Sensemaking - Free eBook - But You Need to be Quick! Social Sensemaking was first published in August 2016. It’s a book written as a reflection of a ‘learning adventure’ of the Social Psychology of Risk, and inspired by Dr Rob Long. While it was pulled together by one of our regular contributors to the Blog Rob Sams, there are various Chapters that have been written by Rob’s friends (and … [Continue reading...] about Social Sensemaking – Free eBook – But You Need to be Quick!
The Safety Worldview and the Worldview of Safety, Testing Due Diligence Following the World Congress on Safety and Health 2017 (https://safetyrisk.net/no-evidence-for-the-religion-of-zero/) I begin to wonder just how more absurd the safety industry can become. It is clear from the Congress that safety is now the filter through which one views life rather than, life being the filter through which … [Continue reading...] about The Safety Worldview and the Worldview of Safety, Testing Due Diligence
Adventures in Risk and Safety, King Zero and a more complete outlook on what it is to be human Guest post by one of the USA based students in The Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (CLLR) online program https://cllr.com.au/online-courses-overseas-students/ Does everyone around me really believe this? Am I the only one who questions these statements? How does any of this make … [Continue reading...] about ADVENTURES IN RISK AND SAFETY–KING ZERO
The Sacred Bra Tree “When we begin to understand the significance of Bra Trees and roadside memorials then we might learn something about culture and why zero is such a dangerous sacrament” It’s not likely that you have ever seen a ‘Bra Tree’, a rare species of Australian eucalyptus in the Murray/Mallee about 40 kms west of Mildura near Euston, Victoria. The Bra Tree has been made a sacred tree b … [Continue reading...] about The Sacred Bra Tree
But We Have Safety Systems in Place One of the most successful myths of Safety is that one is protected by having systems in place. What we learned from Greg Smith in Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk (https://www.humandymensions.com/product/risky-conversations/) was that having a system in place means nothing in court unless one can demonstrate that the system is … [Continue reading...] about But We Have Safety Systems in Place