This article recently resurfaced on social media and created quite a divisive stir in the safety community! Although I admit my bias, there seems to be a swing away from such platitudes – is safety maturing?
Safety – Not The Number One Priority
I have upset so many Safety Spuds over the years when I have said: “Safety is not the No1 Priority, never has been, never will be and never should be!” Unfortunately some just do not think things through before going off on their crusades! No statement has ever caused safety more harm than “Safety is Number One Priority”.
I just came across this great article by Max Geyer who puts it beautifully: