Truck Fall Harness–The Latest Dumb Safety Photo To Go Viral This the latest “safety fail” photo currently going viral on social media. A guy unloading a table-top truck, decked out head-to-toe in all the PPE imaginable including a fall arrest harness which obviously isn't going to work very … [Read more...] about Fall Harness–The Latest Dumb Safety Photo To Go Viral
The Regression of Safety and the Dangers of Hypercompliance – Essential reading Click on the image to download the entire article Thanks to Alan Quilley for sharing this significant piece by Judith Erickson and Dave Rebbit, which makes for “Mandatory Reading”, on his Safety Results blog. Alan … [Read more...] about The Regression of Safety and the Dangers of Hypercompliance
Rethinking safety prosecutions part 2 Update by Greg Smith – First published here Some time ago I wrote a post about the value of criminal prosecutions for safety breaches as part of effective safety management. The post is available HERE. A discussion about the nature of “safety prosecutions” … [Read more...] about Rethinking safety prosecutions part 2
Do we need to rethink safety prosecutions? A brilliant article by Greg Smith first published here Extract: I have seen a number of recent posts and comments on various sites, noting where company executives have been prosecuted and jailed for health and safety breaches. The general tone of the … [Read more...] about Do we need to rethink safety prosecutions?
The Manual Handling Secret One of the great challenges of safety is effective manual handling. One in three of all injuries in the Australian workplace are due to manual handling issues. For years we have been developing programs, codes of practice and regulations to help minimize this problem – … [Read more...] about The Manual Handling Secret