I had a call from a mate this week, the board of his company have been mesmerised by a presentation of the latest advances in safety. So I asked to see a copy of this presentation expecting some astounding research and scintillating stuff taking safety into the future. So what … Learn more >>>>>
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I’m not an economist but we have much we can learn from other disciplines. Kay and King’s book Radical Uncertainty (2020) should be a compulsory read for safety people. Moreso, for anyone spruiking the nonsense of zero.
Kay and King have produced an easy to read book on … Learn more >>>>>
When thinking about hazards one needs a transdisciplinary view. Unfortunately you won’t get such a view from the AIHS BoK on Hazards. It is of course no surprise that the AIHS BoK claims to have explored such a view eg. ‘The multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary nature of OHS created inherent … Learn more >>>>>
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 management must be absent’ (p.1).
The assumptions in these statements are of course not declared in the BoK but no … Learn more >>>>>
Australian Story on 13 April 2020 entitled Fighting Fire With Fire (https://www.abc.net.au/austory/fighting-fire-with-fire/12134242) raised the idea that Indigenous Traditional knowledge about fire ought to be valued. The story surfaced this possibility in the midst of enquiry into the terrible bushfire season 2019-2020 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fires_and_impacts_of_the_2019-20_Australian_bushfire_season ). This is not the … Learn more >>>>>