You know you've been 'on site' for weeks (years) when....... Really cool post by (Drewie) Dionne Drew - Client Relationship Manager. Senior Safety Coach. Leadership/Safety Performance Consultant. First published HERE on LinkedIn Change of pace for me here, keeping it light-hearted, though on re … [Read more...] about You know you’ve been ‘on site’ for weeks (years) when…….
Could Zero Harm be Unlawful Although 2 days ago I committed to the goal of zero zero harm articles I could not let this can of worms sit unopened on the shelf! If this doesn't create a little cognitive dissonance in the zero proponents then nothing will! This feast for thought was just published … [Read more...] about Could Zero Harm be Unlawful?
Leadership, Risk and the Zone of Reciprocal Relationship One of the stories of the week is the big surprise about corruption in FIFA, just joking, there is no surprise. After years of speculation the evidence is now clear that endemic corruption exists in FIFA at all levels. The story of Sepp … [Read more...] about Leadership, Risk and the Zone of Reciprocal Relationship
Obesity, and other health related issues are a major and growing concern for employers and many don’t know how to deal with these concerns proactively and effectively. Obesity seems to be the elephant in the room (poor choice of words – sorry) in terms of risk and safety and hitherto mostly dealt … [Read more...] about Organizational Behavior’s Link with Obesity
Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing? I subscribe to quite a few Safety Newsletters via email but I’m starting to wonder whether it is worth the time, effort and bother. I opened a few Newsletters this morning and was confronted with the following headlines all about harm, compliance, … [Read more...] about Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing?
Surely this cannot be serious This photo of a hi-viz wheelbarrow, complete with safety flag, was taken recently at an Australian Mining site. This photo is going straight to our This Toaster Is Hot page. Surely it can’t be serious or it would also have had a flashing light, two-way radio, VMS … [Read more...] about Surely this cannot be serious?
The Seduction of Measurement in Risk and Safety Rather than measure what we value, we tend to value what we can measure Many safety mottos and mantras for organisations are sent to me and I recently saw one for a mantra and motto of ‘safety beyond measure’. The strange thing about the … [Read more...] about The Seduction of Measurement in Risk and Safety
Guest Post by Dr Rob Long from www.humandymensions.com – for those of you who still have nothing to love! The text book approach to goal setting recommends that all goals should be SMART - Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Relevant and Time considered. Yet, when it comes to safety and risk many … [Read more...] about The Tyranny of Absolutes
Resources Sector Salary Gap Closing A new salary survey released today shows a brain drain triggered by the mining boom has forced employers in other sectors to increase salaries for safety professionals. The gap in safety salaries between the mining and resource sectors and other industry … [Read more...] about Safety Professional Salaries