One of the many myths of Safety is the idea that ‘telling’ (https://safetyrisk.net/telling-the-safety-way/ ) works. This from an industry that never speaks of the psychology of comprehension, theories of education or the psychology of learning … [Read more...] about When Safety Delights in ‘I Told You So’!
The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop
The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop The subject of the Beaconsfield Crisis has been raised on occasions during the campaign for the approaching Australian election (Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten meets 'real hero' of Beaconsfield mine disaster ). A great deal of mythology created by the media … [Read more...] about The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop
A Case of Desensitisation – What Would You Do?
Believe it or not one of the most popular search terms on this site is “gory safety videos”!!! But do shock and horror war stories really encourage safe behaviour or is it just voyeurism that creates the interest?. You will really enjoy this latest article by Dr Robert Long. If you liked this … [Read more...] about A Case of Desensitisation – What Would You Do?
Safety Leadership Training
Safety Leadership Training Frustrated by the lack of quality training/studies currently available in the field of Safety Leadership and Risk Psychology, Dr Rob Long decided to set up his own Post Graduate Program. Having seen Rob in action, this promises to be a very enjoyable, enlightening and … [Read more...] about Safety Leadership Training
Learning Design in Tackling Risk and Safety – Inductions
Learning Design in Tackling Risk and Safety - Inductions I have decided to release another video from the series Risky Conversations that was launched recently in Perth (https://safetyrisk.net/risky-conversations-book-launch-in-perth/) and released with the transcripts book in July 2016 … [Read more...] about Learning Design in Tackling Risk and Safety – Inductions
Catching the NEBOSH Bus to Nowhere
Isn’t it strange this industry that sets up people to enter the workplace with none of the skills or curricula needed to do the job or even better, fully equipped to do the wrong job. In the standard NEBOSH curriculum there is nothing on: people, motivation, perception, judgment and decision … [Read more...] about Catching the NEBOSH Bus to Nowhere
Introduction to SPoR – Free
We have decided to release the Introduction to SPoR series for free. ACCESS THE VIDEOS HERE This module comprises 8 lectures by Dr Long and Dr Ashhurst and, 17 short video tutorials by students. This program normally costs thousands of dollars but is now free to those who want to learn the … [Read more...] about Introduction to SPoR – Free
Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions
Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions - Free Downloads!! I was recently requested to help an organization with their onsite induction, toolbox and presentations. So, the first thing I requested back was what they were currently doing. I wonder how surprised you would be if I told you … [Read more...] about Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions
Safety Conversation Essentials – 20 Tips
In our preoccupation with technology, systems, checklists and legislation I trust we don’t lose sight of the most powerful instrument we have to manage risk – the simple but effective, safety conversation. Now whilst having a conversation is simple, it’s not simplistic. It is however, our greatest … [Read more...] about Safety Conversation Essentials – 20 Tips
The Shaping of SPoR Intelligence, Skills and Competence in Risk
The Shaping of SPoR Intelligence, Skills and Competence in Risk The next free module in SPoR will be run in September, you can register your interest here: https://safetyrisk.net/free-online-module-introduction-to-the-social-psychology-of-risk/ You can’t access knowledge you don’t have and neither … [Read more...] about The Shaping of SPoR Intelligence, Skills and Competence in Risk