Why the way we talk about safety in an organisation matters. Does getting home at the end of the work day mean that we were safe that day? Here's my 7 ½ minutes on why the way we talk about safety … [Read more...] about Safety is about…
Safety and compliance are not the same thing, but are often thought of that way on the front line. Safety and Compliance from Dave Whitefield on Vimeo. … [Read more...] about Safety and Compliance
Are the Cracks in Orthodox Safety Becoming Chasms? My Worldview As with all the things I write and talk about, this comes through my own worldview, which is a social psychological one. I believe … [Read more...] about Are the Cracks in Orthodox Safety Becoming Chasms?
Acknowledgement- This article draws heavily on the concepts of Dr Rob Long, and particularly his work on safety needing to take a transdisciplinary approach. A great article on this can be … [Read more...] about I’m Concerned That We Can’t See The Safety Forest For The Safety Trees
Building Cultural Maturity in Safety and Risk Introduction – The Culture Paradox Culture represents a paradox for many organisations. While most people can readily comment on it (it’s good/bad, … [Read more...] about Building Cultural Maturity in Safety and Risk
Dumber Ways To Promote Safety Metro Los Angeles have just released a collection of short videos aimed at improving safety around their rail network. They are being likened to the Victorian Metro’s … [Read more...] about Dumber Ways To Promote Safety
What If I Valued People And Not Safety? When organisations say that their number one priority is safety, it can have some unexpected outcomes. Setting, and stating, organisational priorities and … [Read more...] about What If I Valued People And Not Safety?
So I was thinking about learning and risk the other day… It may be that the traditional language of risk elimination leads to a discourse that eliminates learning... For me learning and risk are … [Read more...] about So I was thinking about learning and risk the other day…