An Ethic of Mandate in Safety Ensuring a safe workplace is foundational to WHS: morally, legally and ethically. When it comes to the ‘wicked problem’ … [Read more...] about An Ethic of Mandate in Safety
Does Safety Have A Soul? In Chapter 1 of my latest book Envisioning Risk, Seeing, Vision and Meaning in Risk , I discuss the linguistics of ‘soul’ in art, music and movies. In the top 500 songs of … [Read more...] about Does Safety Have A Soul?
The Safety Silver Bullet I found it! You can buy your official silver bullet HERE >>>> The idea of finding a silver bullet is that there is a perfect solution to a problem. It’s a simple … [Read more...] about The Silver Bullet
Paperwork and Usability in Tackling Risk Most workers don’t ‘use’ paperwork, they just sign it just as many workers don’t read paperwork they just give it the ‘tick and flick’. The idea of excessive … [Read more...] about Paperwork and Usability in Tackling Risk
Safety Stole My Freedoms There’s a lot of simplistic stuff in relation to Covid19 about ‘rights’, ‘freedoms’ and ‘personal liberties’ ( Protests have been criminalised under COVID. What is … [Read more...] about Safety Stole My Freedoms
The AIHS Bok on Causation commences with the following: ‘If safety management is effective, then there should be an absence of accidents. Conversely, if accidents are occurring then effective safety … [Read more...] about Causation Concoctions
Guest Post by Brian Darlington. His previous post: https://safetyrisk.net/my-thoughts-during-a-walk-in-the-forests-in-vienna/ In one of my previous blogs , I wrote about how crazy it is of … [Read more...] about Our World is not your Ash Tray
Introduction It is nearly ten years since the outstanding research by Wagner and Associates ‘Safety - A Wicked Problem’ was published … [Read more...] about Risk and Safety as a Wicked Problem