Let’s Reset the Last Reset that Reset the Reset What does Safety do when things go wrong? It has reset which of course is not a re-set. We saw this with the second to last reset the Brady Review … [Read more...] about Let’s Reset the Last Reset that Reset the Reset
Image Source When you make your raison d'être (reason for being) the counting of injuries then one loses all perspective and vision. When you mantra is ‘zero harm’ we all know that means - ‘selective … [Read more...] about Selective Harm for Rio Tinto
When the rich wage war, it’s the poor who die Jean-Paul Sartre 1 The Karijini National Park in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is an impressive tourist destination surrounded by enchanting … [Read more...] about Dulce et decorum est
One of the things that Safety does well is keep the doors closed to critical thinking outside of its own paradigm. Dialogue within the discipline of safety is tight, engaging similar worldviews, … [Read more...] about Brady Review, Nothing New, No Way Forward
After four fatalities in a short period of time in the ACT in 2011 the regulator launched an inquiry into safety into the building and construction industry. This resulted in the Getting Them Home … [Read more...] about What is a Safety Reset?
The challenge of compliance is also a challenge to critical thinking, this is one of the many paradoxes in risk and safety. When we comply or an organization seeks compliance this is all well … [Read more...] about The Compliance Conundrum
In coal blood Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable Simone de Beauvoir 1 The Queensland parliament select committee report into the resurgence of black lung provides an … [Read more...] about In Coal Blood
It’s alright ma I’m only bleeding A healthy loyalty is not passive and complacent but active and critical Harold Laski 1 The 21st October 2016 commemorated half a century since the Aberfan … [Read more...] about It’s alright ma I’m only bleeding