FIFO Chat Group In Mandurah, WA - 21st September Having so many conversations lately with FIFO peeps who are suffering in this downturn, who despite their best efforts just cannot find work. It is a tough market out there at the minute. If it is doin’ your head in, grinding your … [Read more...] about Downturn Doin’ Your Head In? Let’s Chat….
Hard Hat Mentor
Wishing our lives away.. Image: Our ‘Boot Tree’ in the back yard. Have you heard this term? Of course you have. We remote workers say it all the time, I do when trying to coach myself to a more positive mindset when having a challenging swing on site. It rings true for many regardless no matter … [Read more...] about Wishing our lives away..
For a little while now Drewie has been talking about moving away from safety, as we know it, (some may say she Just Isn't That Into Safety Anymore). It seems that, upon recent reflection, the time has now come. She says: “Ok so after being in a workshop this week: Intro to the 'Social Psychology of … [Read more...] about Something’s gotta give..
Many readers have been asking for more ‘real’ and practical stuff and here it is: How to ‘come out of there alive’…. By Drewie: Part Two of “She may not come out of there alive…” Here is the promised follow up to: https://safetyrisk.net/she-may-not-come-out-of-there-alive/ This is a … [Read more...] about How to ‘come out of there alive’….
‘She may not come out of there alive’ followed by a giggle…. Short, sharp and sweet. That was the promise for this chat. The Questions Have you ever been on a site where the workers are angry and the ‘leaders’ are scared? Has there been a time where a ‘safety stand down’ was deemed necessary due … [Read more...] about ‘She may not come out of there alive’
A great, positive story by Drewie (Hard Hat Mentor) that will resonate with many, particularly FIFO workers. It’s a longer piece but well worth a read to the end where Drewie provides some awesome advice, from her own experience, on appreciating all the good people, moments and things in our lives … [Read more...] about Once Upon A Time – In A Faraway FIFO Land……
Drewie's first, no punches pulled post. I’m really looking forward to what she will write next! I hope regular readers or anyone who relates to what she expresses here will welcome her and give her the positive encouragement that she needs and deserves. ENJOY: Hard Hat Mentor Intro Post Firstly … [Read more...] about Hard Hat Mentor Intro Post
Introducing our latest Awesome Author Dionne (Drewie) Drew – The "Hard Hat Mentor''. Drewie has spent over 25 years working FIFO swings and wrote this poem recently when social media comments on almost every forum were so toxic and mean during a time when the FIFO suicides were all over the news: … [Read more...] about FIFO Life Poem
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…….