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
The Safety Control Delusion One of the profound realizations of parenting is that you cannot control your own children. One of the stark realizations of marriage is that you cannot control your … [Read more...] about The Safety Control Delusion
Fear and Trembling of the Federal Safety Commission (OFSC) It doesn’t matter where I go in the Building and Construction industry there is fear and trembling about an OFSC Audit. The fear and … [Read more...] about Fear and Trembling of the Federal Safety Commission (OFSC)
The Language of Priorities I spoke to a Safety Manager in a construction company recently who comes from one of these ‘safety is our number one priority’ organisations. He told me the reality was … [Read more...] about The Language of Priorities
Comply I have been involved with safety in Australia for the past 10 years. In that period I would like to think I have grown and learned, or would it be better to say tried, to understand what … [Read more...] about Comply
Compliance is Never JUST Compliance If you want to get risk and safety people excited in a frenzy just write against compliance. Since writing about compliance two days ago … [Read more...] about Compliance is Never JUST Compliance
You Don’t Want a Compliance Culture I often get asked if I teach programs on compliance and I say no, I teach about learning cultures. The last thing organisations need is a compliance … [Read more...] about You Don’t Want a Compliance Culture
********If you are interested in knowing more about the Social Psychology of Risk then a one-off workshop is available this week in Sydney: … [Read more...] about Risk and Safety Starts with Being?