The Paradox of “Lifesaving Rules”

The Paradox of “Lifesaving Rules” Guest Post by Danny Fay As part of my assignment in Unit 5 of the Diploma in Social Psychology of Risk, I am evaluating the paradox of “Lifesaving Rules” against the five principles of collective mindfulness as developed by Professor Karl Weick. Collective mindfulness is an acceptance of equivocality; understanding …

Commandments, Cardinal and Life Saving Rules

Safety Commandments, Cardinal and Life Saving Rules The popularity of Ten Commandments, Life Saving Rules, Cardinal Rules, Non-Negotiables, Heroes and Deadly Sins are a common characteristic of the culture in safety. As artefacts, they adorn many safety notice boards and work rooms. Here is a sample: · https://www.iogp.org/oil-and-gas-safety/life-savingrules/ · https://www.energypower.com.au/news/article/16062016-167/life-saving-rules.aspx · https://www.vivaenergy.com.au/about-us/hsse/safety · https://www.shell.com/sustainability/safety/personal-safety.html · …

The 10 Commandments For The OHS Person

The 10 Commandments For The OHS Person Guest Post by George Robotham – and I managed to refrain from calling him the “God of Safety”. That title actually belongs to “SOTER” who was the God of safety, preservation and deliverance from harm. His female equivalent was the Goddess “SOTERIA”. Introduction OHS people often complain about …