A conversation between Dr Nippin Anand and Dr Robert Long on the importance of understanding gesture in relation to understanding culture. The discussion is based on the SPoR Ritual and Gesture Tool. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6tzpqWQGpahv4DzpFPMSRK?si=34403960414540ac&nd=1 … [Read more...] about Gestures in Risk Management – A Podcast
By “Clarity Enabled”. First published here In this weeks post, we look at a challenging issue – under reporting of incidents. It’s a common challenge in health and safety – and it can be difficult to know why it’s happening. We approach the issue from the perspective of social psychology … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t Incidents Being Reported?
A conversation between Dr Nippin Anand and Dr Robert Long on the importance of understanding ritual in relation to understanding culture. The discussion is based on the SPoR Ritual and Gesture Tool. Next podcast will be on the importance of gesture in risk management. LISTEN TO IT HERE … [Read more...] about Rituals in Risk Management – Podcast
Find Psychological Safety Resources HERE >>>> Mental Health is certainly a hot topic at the moment. Even the Safety Regulators are encouraging us to apply the same old ineffective safety methodologies to “fixing” the problem people. Emerging also are buzz words like “Mental First Aid” … [Read more...] about What is Psychological Safety?
Themes and Concepts in Risk - Requests You may have noticed a change in our drop-down menu. The purpose of this is to try and capture blogs into common themes so they can be found in one easy link. So, at the moment we have noted themes such as: zero, culture, culture silences, myths, due … [Read more...] about Themes and Concepts in Risk – Requests
Dr Rob Long’s recent Safety Myths Series touched quite a few nerves in the safety industry, particularly his piece: Myth and Symbols in Safety, where he suggested that we should deconstruct the projected ‘truths’ of linearity and causality of models such as Swiss Cheese, Dominoes, Bow Tie and … [Read more...] about More Realistic Swiss Cheese Symbol
We have decided to release the Introduction to SPoR series for free. ACCESS THE VIDEOS HERE This module comprises 8 lectures by Dr Long and Dr Ashhurst and, 17 short video tutorials by students. This program normally costs thousands of dollars but is now free to those who want to learn the … [Read more...] about Introduction to SPoR – Free
Why I do not support industrial manslaughter Article by Greg Smith, author of Paper Safe and Risky Conversations (Free Download) - First published HERE See Greg’s related article: The Prosecution Problem In a recent comment on a LinkedIn post I asked for evidence of how Industrial … [Read more...] about Why I do not support industrial manslaughter
Time is running out to register for these workshops. Perth: 3-7 October (Changed Program) 3,4 Oct - Linguistics and Risk 5 Oct - Semiotic Walk 6,7 Oct - Holistic Ergonomics Email Dr Long to register: email@example.com London: 24-28 October (with Dr Nippin Anand) 24,25 Oct - Introduction to … [Read more...] about Perth and London SPoR Workshops
Latest ‘technological advancements’ touted to ‘be able to change the behaviour and culture over the period of time.’ AI-powered workplace safety – brought to you by Intenseye who proudly state: Using existing cameras within facilities, we empower EHS teams to monitor their workplace 24/7, receive … [Read more...] about Latest Destination on “The Journey To Zero”