The use of OHS, WHS and AIHS really doesn’t indicate the way Safety works. There is no sense of balance of Safety with Health in the safety industry. The reality is it’s: OS & H, WS & H and, AIS & H. Health has always been the poor cousin of safety and this is no more evident than the … [Read more...] about Health, the Poor Cousin of Safety
What Safety and Risk Could Learn From Patch Adams
What Safety and Risk Could Learn From Patch Adams Gesundheit – Toward Holistic Health Last night I watched the movie Patch Adams starring the late, and amazingly talented, Robin Williams. The story for those who don’t know it is broadly based around the work and life of the real life medical … [Read more...] about What Safety and Risk Could Learn From Patch Adams
Work Life Balance – What’s The Message?
Work Life Balance – What’s The Message? There is a lot of talk these days in organisations about ‘work-life balance’. You can attend training courses (short online courses are the best I find if you want to make major changes in your life ), participate in coaching programs and even enrol in … [Read more...] about Work Life Balance – What’s The Message?
Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty
Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty This is the title of a very challenging book on the daily harm we experience by the environments we create. You can read a review of the book here You can read a report into Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) here: One of the challenges of tackling … [Read more...] about Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty
In it for The Long Haul – Making the most of the FIFO Lifestyle
Available here: https://wideawakewellness.com.au/ Over the past 15 months I have written a book. The title is “In it for The Long Haul” and the subtitle, “Making the most of the FIFO Lifestyle”. We are almost there. Such a good feeling to see that word document I have grown to know so intimately … [Read more...] about In it for The Long Haul – Making the most of the FIFO Lifestyle
Is This Your AIHS?
What is it about the safety industry that thinks OHS qualifies one in everything? What is it about Safety that makes one a Teacher, Nurse, Social Worker, Epidemiologist, Hospital Administrator, Doctor, Lawyer and Brain Surgeon? Just because safety is a generic generalist study what gives Safety the … [Read more...] about Is This Your AIHS?
Wellness is Not a Commodity
I received a post this week from Worksafe Victoria arguing why strategies for wellness in the workplace make for: improved productivity, improved reputation, reduced absenteeism and reduced turnover. Of course these outcomes are supported by extensive research but what a shame that the promotion of … [Read more...] about Wellness is Not a Commodity
Our World is not your Ash Tray
Guest Post by Brian Darlington. His previous post: https://safetyrisk.net/my-thoughts-during-a-walk-in-the-forests-in-vienna/ In one of my previous blogs , I wrote about how crazy it is of governments to try control peoples habits like smoking during the lock-downs related to the Corona virus by … [Read more...] about Our World is not your Ash Tray
Hey Idiots, You’re Worried About the Wrong Things
By Phil La Duke – First published on his blog HERE AuthorI Know My Shoes Are Untied Mind Your Own Business andLone Gunman Rewriting the Handbook On Workplace Violence Yesterday I returned to Detroit, the Paris of the Midwest, from Hollywood, the Paris of Los Angeles. I had trouble getting a … [Read more...] about Hey Idiots, You’re Worried About the Wrong Things
The air that I breathe
DOWNLOAD THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: [download id="99894"] 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 distinctive elongated fibrous crystals. The soft flexible … [Read more...] about The air that I breathe