Where you start in safety drives trajectories. Foundational beliefs and assumptions create directionality and a worldview that interprets reality. These foundations are a philosophy, ideology and … [Read more...] about Safety Holistically a Case for Change
There is No Objectivity, Deal With it! One of the fascinating delusions of the safety industry is the myth of objectivity. There is none so, get used to it and work with it. This is why it’s … [Read more...] about There is No Objectivity, Deal With it!
Latest from Greg Smith, author of Paper Safe: Hi everyone. Apologies that I have been so inactive on LinkedIn lately, but I have been busy trying to finalise my next book - Reasonably Practicable: … [Read more...] about Safety How?
A Much Better Way To Think About Incident Investigations I’ve recently seen and done a few incident investigations which really fell short of any mark except for ticking the box on the form that says … [Read more...] about A Much Better Way To Think About Incident Investigations
Letting Go of Safety, Differently Criticisms of the work of Robert Long and the Social Psychology of Risk (and “Safety Differently”), by people obviously frustrated with orthodox safety (Safety … [Read more...] about Letting Go of Safety, Differently
Do we Need a Different Way of Being in Safety? There are many people working in Safety who seek a ‘different’ way of engaging with others, and rightly so. The current policing and patrolling … [Read more...] about Do we Need a Different Way of Being in Safety?
Safety Differently–The Movie My perception of 'Safety Differently' is that it involves a systematic approach to humanising overly bureaucratic systems – I just cant see how it can be radically … [Read more...] about Safety Differently–The Movie
An interesting article by Sydney Dekker, first published here by SafetyDifferently THE ORIGINAL HEARTS AND MINDS CAMPAIGN, AND THE DERELICTION OF BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY In 1960, shortly after his … [Read more...] about THE DERELICTION OF BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY