FIFO Chat Group In Mandurah, WA - 21st September Having so many conversations lately with FIFO peeps who are suffering in this downturn, who despite their best efforts just cannot find work. It is a tough market out there at the minute. If it is doin’ your head in, grinding your … [Read more...] about Downturn Doin’ Your Head In? Let’s Chat….
How was your break?
How was your break? This is the question most of us ask when meeting at the airport to fly to back to work or when the crew first arrives back on site from R&R. Is it just social etiquette, or do we really want to know? I would suggest perhaps it may a little of both depending on the nature … [Read more...] about How was your break?
Wishing our lives away..
Wishing our lives away.. Image: Our ‘Boot Tree’ in the back yard. Have you heard this term? Of course you have. We remote workers say it all the time, I do when trying to coach myself to a more positive mindset when having a challenging swing on site. It rings true for many regardless no matter … [Read more...] about Wishing our lives away..
Something’s gotta give..
For a little while now Drewie has been talking about moving away from safety, as we know it, (some may say she Just Isn't That Into Safety Anymore). It seems that, upon recent reflection, the time has now come. She says: “Ok so after being in a workshop this week: Intro to the 'Social Psychology of … [Read more...] about Something’s gotta give..
Quality of Life
Drewie sent me this article after I recently had some draining and scary medical experiences. After emerging into the world after being a recluse in hospital recluse I was disappointed to find that quality of life was now measured by how many Pokemons you had found. I found it totally inspiring, … [Read more...] about Quality of Life
What many know to be true yet do not speak of it….
What many know to be true yet do not speak of it…. By Drewie – Hard Hat Mentor The title says it all so I am just going to launch straight into it: There are many people out there who have no doubt witnessed some of the following scenarios on site. If we see these often enough they can seem … [Read more...] about What many know to be true yet do not speak of it….
EGO is not a dirty word
EGO is not a dirty word Written by Drewie/Hard Hat Mentor Hi team, I trust you are having a great day thus far. If not perhaps clicking on the video at the end of this post may inspire you to have a little ‘happy moment’ and dance, even if on the inside. Due to the title I could not help but to … [Read more...] about EGO is not a dirty word
How to ‘come out of there alive’….
Many readers have been asking for more ‘real’ and practical stuff and here it is: How to ‘come out of there alive’…. By Drewie: Part Two of “She may not come out of there alive…” Here is the promised follow up to: https://safetyrisk.net/she-may-not-come-out-of-there-alive/ This is a … [Read more...] about How to ‘come out of there alive’….
‘She may not come out of there alive’
‘She may not come out of there alive’ followed by a giggle…. Short, sharp and sweet. That was the promise for this chat. The Questions Have you ever been on a site where the workers are angry and the ‘leaders’ are scared? Has there been a time where a ‘safety stand down’ was deemed necessary due … [Read more...] about ‘She may not come out of there alive’
Once Upon A Time – In A Faraway FIFO Land……
A great, positive story by Drewie (Hard Hat Mentor) that will resonate with many, particularly FIFO workers. It’s a longer piece but well worth a read to the end where Drewie provides some awesome advice, from her own experience, on appreciating all the good people, moments and things in our lives … [Read more...] about Once Upon A Time – In A Faraway FIFO Land……