Safety Videos

Is using humour in safety a method to handle and think about things we are uncomfortable with or does using humour simply help us ignore the real issues?. Update: Media and marketing commentators Mumbrella report similar findings to Rob Long (18 months later) in their article Has Dumb Ways to Die been effective?. They ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Dumb Ways To Drive Safety Video We’ve seen a spate of dumb safety videos and campaigns lately, like: https://safetyrisk.net/dumb-ways-to-die-and-a-strange-sense-of-success/ https://safetyrisk.net/dumber-ways-to-promote-safety/ https://safetyrisk.net/hazardman-wont-save-you/ https://safetyrisk.net/safety-gets-even-dumber/ https://safetyrisk.net/latest-breakthrough-in-safety-communication/ It does make you wonder if education and learning or Youtube hits is the real goal? The ABC Reports: The WA Government has resorted to a video featuring children driving toy cars in its latest attempt to educate Perth motorists how ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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15 Safety Precautions Electricians and Home Owners Need To Take When Working With Electricity Click HERE for Electrical Equipment Risk Assessment Forms and Checklists It’s vitally important to take safety precautions when working with electricity. Safety must not be compromised and some ground rules need to be followed first. The basic guidelines regarding safe handling of electricity ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Latest Air New Zealand Safety Video – Hollywood You have to hand it to Air New Zealand and their big budget, in-flight safety videos. Yeah I kinda like the new video but, like a lot of the safety campaigns we have seen elsewhere lately (Hazardman, Dumb Ways to Die), when advertising agencies take over Safety we ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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New Qantas Flight Safety Video Whilst not quite as risqué, Qantas has taken a leaf out of Air NZ's* book with this brilliantly refreshing safety video that blends key safety messages with a great showcase of Australian destinations and real people, and is interesting enough for people to WANT to watch! I think they only use ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Latest Breakthrough In Safety Communication and Learning By Barry Spud Safety has finally realised that it needs to be taken seriously and therefore must stop dumbing down the workforce with silly slogans, perfectionist goals and childish, condescending videos. This fun, innovative video “Struck By Mobile Equipment” from WorkSafeBC and recommended by Workcover NSW marks the start of ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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What is Your Risk iCue?

by Dr Rob Long
What is Your Risk iCue? When we think of the concept of intelligence we often think of a person’s IQ. The idea of an Intelligence Quotient is not reliable and only tests certain selected forms of literacy constrained by cultural biases. For example: the early settlers in Australia deemed that the Indigenous people were not intelligent ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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A Classic Old Safety Video

by Dave Collins
A Classic Old Safety Video There is absolutely nothing politically correct about this classic old safety video from the 1960’s! Unfortunately, it seems, that PC is the only thing that has changed in the last 50 years! You will marvel at the Safety Engineer at work, deciding what is unsafe and saving our “pretty soft sacks ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Talking Risk Video–The Unconscious In Communication

by Rob Sams
Talking Risk Video–The Unconscious In Communication Another great conversation on the Couch between two of our authors Rob Sams and Max Geyer - this is such a great explanation of the interaction between our conscious and non conscious minds...great practical examples too thanks Max n Rob. The video starts with Max describing a recent social experiment ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Talking Risk Video–Anti-Fragility

by James Ellis
Talking Risk Video–Anti-Fragility Dave Whitefield and James Ellis have a conversation on the couch around the concept of anti-fragility. They pose the question: “What is the opposite of fragile?” The answer is not what we would normally assume. The guys discuss the concept of exposure to stress and risk actually ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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The Block isn’t portraying safety as it should be

by Safety Nerd
I’m not a big fan of “The Block”, no real reasons, just over it. For drama and ratings they do some pretty cringe worthy things. One of those things is their approach to safety, they have certainly played on people’s current disdain for the word “safety” but have not done anything to improve that perception. ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Safety Curves and Pyramids

by Dr Rob Long
imageFor many years DuPont have perpetuated the myth that they are the “Worlds Safest Company” and a “world-class safety leader”. In the 1940s the company developed the safety philosophy that “all accidents are preventable”. Encouraged by their perception of success, DuPont eventually turned safety consulting, making chemicals and materials on the side. In the 1990s, ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Toolbox Talk Show–PPE

by Safety Nerd
Toolbox Talk Show – PPE Sarah Jane (The Safety Nerd) is making a series of videos and podcasts covering some of the basic fundamentals of safety. This is the first one (below) and you will be able to see them all here: http://www.riskologyconsulting.com.au/podcast SJ has also been blogging for some time and her articles have also become ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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The Problem with Zero Harm

by Dr Rob Long
The Problem with Zero Harm This short video discusses one of the many arguments against the zero harm concept, zero language and discourse. The language of zero as an absolute and the framing of risk and safety in perfectionism is deeply problematic for establishing a culture of openness, reporting, respect, relationship, trust and learning. The focus ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Experiential Learning for Safety and Risk

by Dave Collins
Experiential Learning for Safety and Risk Wikipedia describes Experiential learning as: the process of learning through experience, and is more specifically defined as "learning through reflection on doing" You will see this classic quote many times throughout this blog: “How can I know what I think or ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Measuring in Risk and Safety

by Rob Sams
Measuring in Risk and Safety It has become fashionable for organisations to use positive or leading indicators as a way to ‘measure’ their risk and safety ‘performance’. Leaders in some organisations have proudly told us how they are ‘progressive’, ‘generative’ and ‘world class’ because they focus on leading indictors and ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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