Safety Culture Program Essentials

Safety Culture Program Essentials   Now is the time of the year when people begin to think of rebooting or starting up a safety culture program.  The concept of safety culture is so overworked yet so poorly defined.  Most organisations seem to use the word ‘culture’ interchangeably with ‘systems” which probably explains why many so …

Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete

Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete Hilarious, if it weren’t so poignant, article by John Culvenor on his Safe Design Blog. See also Rob Long’s latest article: Safety Futurism Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete: Abstract of a  keynote address on safety leadership cultural change …

When will the risk aversion nonsense stop?

When will the risk aversion nonsense stop? Guest Post by Dr Rob Long The Herald Sun headlines read ‘KIDS will be banned from blowing out candles on communal birthday cakes, under strict new hygiene rules for childcare.’ (See article). Here is the latest is the race to further ‘dumb down’ risk, promote fear and chase …