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… Read the rest
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.
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 that we are fundamentally connected and… Read the rest
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 viewed here. I don't think it's a stretch… Read the rest
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, supportive/toxic, weak/strong), few can meaningfully define it. Common attempts tend to… Read the rest