Safety values, ideas, behaviours and clothes Safety values, thoughts, ideas and behaviours are a bit like clothes; we all have them, but knowing which to wear, recycle, or ditch is often a … [Read more...] about Safety values, ideas, behaviours and clothes
I read with interest this piece by ASSP in EHS Today (Leading safety Professionals Into the Future). More propaganda from a sector known for its policing, paperwork and zero. Interestingly, the … [Read more...] about Why Safety Loves Covid-19
Guest post by Frank Garrett What are we mourning for? In our busy, noisy complicated world we don’t have time for such questions. But this current quarantine situation has provided time to ask, to … [Read more...] about How do we mourn?
Hence forth, displays such as this (the ostentatious wearing of PPE for no other purposes than for the illusion) shall be termed "safety peacocking". Is the Safety Peacock the only self proclaimed … [Read more...] about Safety Peacocking
The Iconography of Safety Icons are powerful modes of communication and predate text and print. Danesi in The Semiotics of Emoji demonstrates that we are seeing a re-emergence of the power of icons … [Read more...] about The Iconography of Safety
Why Is The Hierarchy Of Control So Ineffective Time to commit ‘Safety Sacrilege’! Where would Safety be without it’s Sexy Curves and Pyramids? See also: Risk and Safety Matrices and the Psychology … [Read more...] about Why Is The Hierarchy Of Control So Ineffective?
A Little Challenge For Experienced Safety Professionals Only Calling on all experienced Safety Professionals with a sharp mind and a discerning eye…..We all know how important it is to wear as much … [Read more...] about A Little Challenge For Experienced Safety Professionals Only
Truck Fall Harness–The Latest Dumb Safety Photo To Go Viral This the latest “safety fail” photo currently going viral on social media. A guy unloading a table-top truck, decked out head-to-toe in … [Read more...] about Fall Harness–The Latest Dumb Safety Photo To Go Viral
Toolbox Talk Show – PPE Sarah Jane (The Safety Nerd) is making a series of videos and podcasts covering some of the basic fundamentals of safety. This is the first one (below) and you will be able to … [Read more...] about Toolbox Talk Show–PPE
Gloves and Glasses Compliance By Dr Robert Long I wonder how many safety people will hit on this blog just because of the title? I did wonder for some time what more petty a title I could present … [Read more...] about Gloves and Glasses Compliance