Keep Your Head In the Game By Phil La Duke After all the hoopla in the U.S. about the dangers of texting while driving, a new study has found yet another reason that people drive like fools. In a study released by the Erie Insurance Group 10% of all crashes were caused by “distracted” driver, … [Read more...] about Keep Your Head In the Game
A Person Without Integrity Is Nothing Some interesting thoughts By Phil La Duke on plagiarism in Safety – in what other “Profession” would plagiarism be so rife or considered an entitlement? First published HERE (and republished with permission) I don’t own a high white horse, so I won’t … [Read more...] about A Person Without Integrity Is Nothing
By Phil LaDuke. First published here As many of you know I rarely miss a chance to take a cheap shot at Behavior Based Safety so it might surprise you that I am writing an article that supports the use of BBS in some circumstances. There are indeed many circumstances where BBS isn’t just the … [Read more...] about Seven Ways To Tell If BBS Is Right For You
80% of Safety Practitioners Are Idiots by Phil La Duke. First published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2018/12/02/80-of-safety-practitioners-are-idiots/ Startling title; nasty, mean, condescending and just plain unfair. It’s not right, it’s not fair, it’s not just. So how does it feel? … [Read more...] about 80% of Safety Practitioners Are Idiots
Where is the Value in Safety Day? Latest blog by Phil LaDuke who says: “The world loves a hypocrite, and for whatever reason, people tend to take a hard look at safety practitioners for any sign of hypocrisy”…... SEE THE ORIGINAL POST HERE Next week I will be conducting the activities surrounding … [Read more...] about Where is the Value in Safety Day?
Professional Conferences Are A Sleazy Con By Phil La Duke I’ve lost count of how many professional conferences at which I have presented. I don’t even submit abstracts anymore. Why? I got tired of getting bored participants who sat in judgment over my presentation. Mostly my reviews were very … [Read more...] about Professional Conferences Are A Sleazy Con
By Phil La Duke – First published on his blog HERE AuthorI Know My Shoes Are Untied Mind Your Own Business andLone Gunman Rewriting the Handbook On Workplace Violence Yesterday I returned to Detroit, the Paris of the Midwest, from Hollywood, the Paris of Los Angeles. I had trouble getting a … [Read more...] about Hey Idiots, You’re Worried About the Wrong Things
Misleading Indicators By Phil La Duke on HIS BLOG Nearly every safety professional worth his or her salt has been told that he or she needs to look at both leading and lagging indicators; it’s good advice, in fact, it’s advice I’ve given many times in articles and speeches over the years. But … [Read more...] about Misleading Indicators
Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead? by Phil La Duke. First published on his blog HERE Safety is not a humanitarian effort. We all know the story of the days of yore when the loss of life—from building the pyramids to building the Brooklyn Bridge—was just … [Read more...] about Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead?
Your Words Matter By Phil La Duke and first published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2018/06/30/your-words-matter/ My blog was already written, locked down and in the vault. My time is at a premium, with a full-time job, two magazine deadlines looming, and a book in post production, so … [Read more...] about Your Words Matter