Make Your Safety Slogan Social Safety is a profoundly social activity. We see this in the many slogans in safety that emphasize connections to family and loved ones as a reason for safety. However, … [Read more...] about Make Your Safety Slogan Social
Safety Slogans & Pictures
What’s in a Safety Mantra? One of the characteristics of the safety industry is the repetition of process, rituals and language attributed to have salvic purpose, to save lives. Any examination of … [Read more...] about What’s in a Safety Mantra?
The Seduction of Slogans in Safety One of the popular resources on this blog site is safety slogans. Whilst many of these slogans are clever and make a point, we also need to be mindful of what … [Read more...] about The Seduction of Slogans in Safety
Why Do We Love Stupid Safety Photos? In the world of safety management, why do we find it so appealing to watch videos or photos of people committing unsafe acts and doing stupid things at home or … [Read more...] about Why Do We Love Stupid Safety Photos
Using a new iphone app, a team of social psychology experts has analysed every meaningless aphorism and every condescending platitude ever displayed in the workplace to come up with a list of the most … [Read more...] about Researchers Reveal the Top 10 Most Effective Safety Slogans Of All Time
Many people underestimate the power of slogans because they function like metaphors and in many ways are hidden in language. It is impossible for humans to communicate without using either. The … [Read more...] about Slogan Power
One of the many slogans that have been circulated about during the Covid-19 crisis is: ‘we’re all in this together’. In an interesting take on this slogan … [Read more...] about When Slogans Don’t Work
Zero Plus Infinity Times 10 = ? Following Dr Rob Long’s recent article Semiotics and Safety about the mindless gobbledygook that is terms like “Beyond Zero” and “Target Zero”, and the negative … [Read more...] about Zero Plus Infinity Times 10 = ?
Enacting Safety? Thanks to Rob Long for this SAFETY reverse acronym (backronym). Compare this to some of the more traditional ones below and it’s no wonder they say that safety is 30 years behind … [Read more...] about Safety Acronym
This article recently resurfaced on social media and created quite a divisive stir in the safety community! Although I admit my bias, there seems to be a swing away from such platitudes - is safety … [Read more...] about Safety – Not The Number One Priority