Giving and Receiving Advice in Safety It is no accident that the identity of the safety person is most often described as an ‘advisor’ If you are looking for work in safety … [Read more...] about Giving and Receiving Advice in Safety
No Gurus, No Stars, No Heroes Needed in Safety The discourse of gurus and heroes in the safety industry draws attention away from everyday realities (https://safetyrisk.net/everyday-safety/) of … [Read more...] about No Gurus, No Stars, No Heroes Needed in Safety
Unconscious Leadership in Risk We all know the quadrant that sets out: Known Knowns, Unknown Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns made famous by Donald Rumsfeld … [Read more...] about Unconscious Leadership in Risk
Are You a Safety Clown? When I was at school the insult often thrown about at students by teachers in High School was ‘don’t be a clown!’ It was intended to be an insult as the concept of the … [Read more...] about Are You a Safety Clown?
Just because someone says something is leadership doesn’t make it so. Similarly, it’s easy to label something as professional when it isn’t. Leading is either ethical or it isn’t leadership, you … [Read more...] about Data Cannot Drive Leadership
by John Holt (first Published Here) Next Generation Safety Leadership: From Compliance to Care by Clive Lloyd First edition published 2020 by CRC Press Available CRC Press: Next Generation … [Read more...] about Next Generation Safety Leadership–Book Review
Safety celebrates over 100 years of zero change……….. MORE ON SAFETY RULES: Golden Safety Rules There are Safety Rules and there are Golden Safety Rules. Following the news about two BHP workers … [Read more...] about Safety Rules, OK
Top 10 Simple Things You Can Do To Dramatically Improve Safety (you will probably not find many of these in text books or regulations) The most common feedback I get on this blog is something … [Read more...] about Top 10 Simple Things You Can Do To Dramatically Improve Safety