The 5 Ways We Identify Hazards – Updated Hazards are objects and in themselves don’t harm anyone. An object only becomes a hazard when a human engages with it, until then it remains a potential … [Read more...] about The 5 Ways We Identify Hazards
Barry Spud’s Hazard Control Tips - The Hierarchy Of Hazard Control Barry Spud tells: “The Hierarchy of Hazard Control (I call it the “HOHC”) is the one of the main weapons, in the Safety Crusader’s … [Read more...] about Barry Spud’s Hazard Control Tips
When thinking about hazards one needs a transdisciplinary view. Unfortunately you won’t get such a view from the AIHS BoK on Hazards. It is of course no surprise that the AIHS BoK claims to have … [Read more...] about Hazard as a Concept
White Lung If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers Charles Dickens 1 Asbestos is a generic term for a naturally occurring substance that includes six silicate minerals with … [Read more...] about White Lung
The Illusion Of Hazard Identification Thanks to John Wettstein from safetystrategies.ca for suggesting this latest viral image and its link to hazard spotting. I remember, many years ago, when I was … [Read more...] about The Illusion Of Hazard Identification
The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety It’s obvious that objects attack people. When anything happens in an industry, the first response is to ban the object. That naughty object jumped out from … [Read more...] about The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety
9 Great Reasons Why You Should Stop Doing Hazards Inspections Rob Sam’s recent article: How I Feel About Risk was posted on a few LinkedIn Groups. It was initially well received, but, almost as … [Read more...] about 9 Great Reasons Why You Should Stop Doing Hazard Inspections
The Art Of Human Centred Design Have you ever struggled to open a door only to discover that you were pushing when the sign clearly says “PULL” – its not your fault, rather, faulty design. This is … [Read more...] about Push or Pull – It’s Not Your Fault – It’s a Norman Door!