80% of Safety Practitioners Are Idiots by Phil La Duke. First published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2018/12/02/80-of-safety-practitioners-are-idiots/ Startling title; nasty, mean, condescending and just plain unfair. It’s not right, it’s not fair, it’s not just. So how does it feel? … [Read more...] about 80% of Safety Practitioners Are Idiots
Where is the Value in Safety Day? Latest blog by Phil LaDuke who says: “The world loves a hypocrite, and for whatever reason, people tend to take a hard look at safety practitioners for any sign of hypocrisy”…... SEE THE ORIGINAL POST HERE Next week I will be conducting the activities surrounding … [Read more...] about Where is the Value in Safety Day?
Professional Conferences Are A Sleazy Con By Phil La Duke I’ve lost count of how many professional conferences at which I have presented. I don’t even submit abstracts anymore. Why? I got tired of getting bored participants who sat in judgment over my presentation. Mostly my reviews were very … [Read more...] about Professional Conferences Are A Sleazy Con
Latest Book By Phil LaDuke – Available HERE Editorial Reviews "Safety Professionals should never hesitate to read something written by Phil La Duke! A person can attempt to apply all the things they learn in classes geared towards our profession, but will fall flat if they don't communicate … [Read more...] about Blood In My Pockets Is Blood On Your Hands: A Better Approach to Worker Safety
Misleading Indicators By Phil La Duke on HIS BLOG Nearly every safety professional worth his or her salt has been told that he or she needs to look at both leading and lagging indicators; it’s good advice, in fact, it’s advice I’ve given many times in articles and speeches over the years. But … [Read more...] about Misleading Indicators
Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead? by Phil La Duke. First published on his blog HERE Safety is not a humanitarian effort. We all know the story of the days of yore when the loss of life—from building the pyramids to building the Brooklyn Bridge—was just … [Read more...] about Why Do Anything About Injuries When You Can Pretend to Take Action Instead?
Shoelaces and Getting Some Perspective in Safety Phil La Duke doesn’t write to be ‘nice’, middle class and pedestrian. He seeks to provoke thinking and action about safety in a style that some find offensive. On the other hand Phil also finds un-safety offensive and so tries to strike a balance … [Read more...] about Shoelaces and Getting Some Perspective in Safety
Phil La Duke’s New Book About The Author: Buy it here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1945853123/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 A self-described provocateur and iconoclast, Phil La Duke has poked and prodded the word of safety asking those awkward questions about some of the Safety professions … [Read more...] about Phil La Duke’s New Book
If You Want to Save Lives Be a Lifeguard by Phil La Duke. First published on his blog HERE I’ve worked in safety to one extent or another for 30 years. In fact, This June will mark my thirtieth year in a profession that isn’t all that much older than me. And in that time I’ve met all kinds of … [Read more...] about If You Want to Save Lives Be a Lifeguard
The Horse Led To Water DO NOT READ THIS ARTICLE BY PHIL LaDUKE!! First published here: My romantic entanglement tells a tale of jury duty that I find appropriate to safety. Jury duty has always fascinated me, I get served with notices often but seldom make it past the questions in the selection … [Read more...] about The Horse Led To Water