Safety Politics as Ideological Homogeneity

Safety Politics as Ideological Homogeneity One of the reasons you don’t hear much discussion about politics and ethics in the safety industry is due to naivety and unprofessional approaches to education. One cannot claim the word ‘professional’ unless one is prepared to acknowledge that all decision making and judgment involves political and ethical trade-offs. The …

Keep Your Nose Out Of My Homelife

Keep Your Nose Out Of My Homelife By Phil La Duke and first published HERE For many people working in the safety field, safety is less a job than an obsession. For some safety is the zealous pursuit of safety in all circumstances—at work, at home, at play; everywhere. In this approach lies the path …

I’m just not that into safety anymore

Read the sequel to this article: I’m Still Not That Into Safety A sequel to: I’m just not that into safety anymore Our most popular article this year! Why do you think that is? Rob's courage and honesty has certainly touched some nerves! I’m just not that into safety anymore I have spoken with a …

What If I Valued People And Not Safety?

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What If I Valued People And Not Safety? When organisations say that their number one priority is safety, it can have some unexpected outcomes. Setting, and stating, organisational priorities and values is a wicked problem to begin with. Nothing is neutral and everything has meaning, so when “safety” gets chosen as the poster child of …

You know you’ve been ‘on site’ for weeks (years) when…….

You know you've been 'on site' for weeks (years) when....... Really cool post by (Drewie) Dionne Drew - Client Relationship Manager. Senior Safety Coach. Leadership/Safety Performance Consultant. First published HERE on LinkedIn Change of pace for me here, keeping it light-hearted, though on re reading this post....perhaps not. I found myself at a hole in …