A Fountainhead of Safety? – The Australian Institute of Heinrich and Skinner

History never says goodbye - It really means see you later Eduardo Galeano A Karl Marx essay, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon is the source of a renowned quote from many historians…….History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce. It reflects and aligns with Hegel’s philosophy regarding the apparent reincarnation of tragic global …

The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop

The Beaconsfield Leadership Workshop The subject of the Beaconsfield Crisis has been raised on occasions during the campaign for the approaching Australian election (Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten meets 'real hero' of Beaconsfield mine disaster ). A great deal of mythology created by the media surrounds the crisis, much of it is simply untrue. Much …

Proving Safety

One of the best safety articles I've read on Linkedin in a long, long time. By Greg Smith and first published here: https://www.waylandlegal.com.au/blog/proving-safety Proving Safety Here is an interesting question. What would safety management look like in your organisation if you did not have to “prove” it? Would you still make your workers do Take …

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Who is Guarding the Guards? A reasonable estimate of economic organization must allow for the fact that, unless industry is to be paralyzed by recurrent revolts on the part of outraged human nature, it must satisfy criteria, which are not purely economic R H Tawney - Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926) 1 The …

Leadership and Vision in Risk

Leadership and Vision in Risk The focus of Australian Story on Monday 20 August 2018 (http://www.abc.net.au/austory/leading-the-way/10129182) is the extraordinary work of the Wayside Chapel, Kings Cross Sydney. The story is about leadership, vision and how to humanize people. At the Wayside Chapel they don’t believe ‘harm is a choice you make’ but ‘there but for …