Safety Humor

Last Minute Xmas Gift Ideas For Safety People What do you get that well-meaning, hard-working, under appreciated safety person in your life, who has everything except a clue about how people really make decisions? Do they: Come home from work every day lamenting that nobody understands them, listens to them or cares about safety? ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Signs On a Church Refurbishment Site Spotted these signs on the fence of a Church refurbishment project today. When I saw the irony (is that what you would call it?), I laughed until I stopped……… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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A Special Christmas Message From Barry Spud I am going to wish you all a VERY ZERO MISERY XMAS! BE CAREFUL! Christmas is an accident waiting to happen - it really should be banned! We all know that Safety = Zero Harm. It therefore follows that Love = Zero Hate. So show your lack of hate by giving ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Safety Cheese to the Rescue!! A Classic! First posted HERE by Ron Harvey Just give me the Safety Cheese and no one gets hurt. The continuing prevalence of workplace injuries can be traced primarily to the inadequate use of Safety Cheese by EHS and OSH and CSP and IH and CSM and BBS and CPEA and CSHM and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Barry Spud’s Hazard Control Tips - The Hierarchy Of Hazard Control Barry Spud tells: “The Hierarchy of Hazard Control (I call it the “HOHC”) is the one of the main weapons, in the Safety Crusader’s arsenal, in the war on lost time injuries. It takes a certifiable Safety Expert like myself to know when elimination of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Some Occupational Health and Safety is Bull$41T – Should Safety be Third? Does making SAFETY FIRST make SAFETY LAST? YOU WILL LOVE OUR HOT TOASTER PAGE!! UPDATE October 2015 - THIS WAS ONE OF MY VERY FIRST BLOG POSTS - I'VE COME A LONG WAY SINCE THEN and UNLEARNED A LOT OF TRADITIONAL SAFETY RUBBISH - did I ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Semiotics and Corporate Logo Fails

by Dave Collins
Semiotics and Corporate Logo Fails Our good friend and author of Its All in The Sign, Max Geyer, has just undertaken a redesign of his company logo as part of an overall revamp of his business. Being “Risk Savvy” he consulted far and wide with his friends and colleagues and the result is pretty ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Test Your Reaction Times

by Dave Collins
Test Your Reaction Times Not sure whether to thank Sheri Suckling for sending me this or not? It has occupied far too much of my time today. Sheri suggests that perhaps something like this could be developed to be used for testing cognitive functioning and fitness for work……? It is the closest thing I’ll ever get to ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Zero Harm Means Zero Growth

by Dave Collins
Zero Harm Means Zero Growth News out today that an underground mine employee had his case for unfair dismissal denied by the Fair Work Commission. He refused to shave his goatee beard so that he could effectively wear a half face respirator to ensure he was protected from silica dust and the ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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New Apple iWatches

by Dave Collins
The New Apple iWatches – Luv it! Image source Had to make my own Apple Watch: Somebody asked me what the core of the watch is – unfortunately I cant see what’s in cider! I con seed defeat. Someone asked if they come with extra skins? Yes - red or green but you have to buy a pear and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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I can’t believe that nobody was seriously injured

by Dave Collins
I can't believe that nobody was seriously injured Veteran Safety Crusader, Barry Spud, is very angry, in fact, he is outraged. Returning to work as Zero Harm Plus Controller at ACME, after taking 3 months long service leave with a 3 month extension for compassionate stress leave, he was looking forward to ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Sesame Street Safety

by Dr Rob Long
Sesame Street Safety Sesame Street was first broadcast in 1969, a TV show aimed to help preschool children prepare for schooling, particularly in literacy and numeracy. As I presented to safety advisors this week at a conference I was stunned that no one in the room (all highly experienced safety people) knew of or had read, ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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What kind of Health and Safety Professional are You?

by Dave Collins
What kind of Health and Safety Professional are You? I luvved this recent blog post by Wild Rose Safety Systems – SEE IT HERE – which one of these are you? See also ODE TO THE SAFETY PROFESSIONAL In your networking of safety professionals, have you noticed any Safety Archetypes in those people you interact with?  I have, ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete

by Dr Rob Long
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 science* Leadership in ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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