Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (CD) describes a condition of stress, or a feeling of internal discomfort caused by conflicting ideas, values, beliefs or practices. Essentially, this is a situation where two or more opposing thoughts are causing psychological discomfort. Humans have an inner drive to … [Read more...] about Impacts of Cognitive Dissonance in the Workplace
Safety Manager - an Ultimate Scapegoat I heard an interesting story recently from an acquaintance of mine which prompted me to write this article. As the most senior corporate Safety Manager for the organisation with no operationally based direct reports, she was assigned a personal goal for the … [Read more...] about Safety Manager – an Ultimate Scapegoat
Many organisations publicly declare their commitment to safety; have safety values, safety mission statements and many other ways of trying to demonstrate commitment but their practices show otherwise. Managing Organisational HSE Performance and Prevention of Workplace Fatalities – Back to … [Read more...] about HSE Performance – Back to Basics
Organisational Risk Profiling by Consequences – a Failed Approach By Goran Prvulovic from www.riskwisesolutions.com.au Reactive Risk Profiling It is interesting to note that when it comes to organisational risk profiling involving health, safety, environment and material risks, so many companies … [Read more...] about Organisational Risk Profiling by Consequences – a Failed Approach
Are Our Front Line Leaders Ready? By Goran Prvulovic – RiskWise Solutions Does this mean that we have entered a new revolutionary period where we are likely to see a major breakthrough in the way front line operations manage risks, health and safety? Is this the beginning of the end of OHS … [Read more...] about Are Our Front Line Leaders Ready?
Organisational Situational Awareness By Goran Prvulovic, MOccHlth&Saf The concept of situational awareness (SA) is not a new one. It is often talked about in management circles and is extensively covered in OHS literature, especially in relation to an individual’s ability to understand the … [Read more...] about Organisational Situational Awareness
Classifications of Workplace Injuries – Why are we Deluding Ourselves? By Goran Prvulovic, MOccHlth&Saf, CPMSIA, RSP (Aust.) “The human brain is a complex organ with the wonderful power of enabling man to find reasons for continuing to believe whatever it is that he wants to … [Read more...] about Classifications of Workplace Injuries –Why are we Deluding Ourselves?