Safety Cries Wolf!

Safety Cries Wolf! Why is Safety so easily sucked into the practice of creating fear? It must be challenging to constantly talk of ‘care’ while at the same time acting in a way that induces anxiety. How does Safety manage this contradiction? How does it cope with the tension? Does Safety understand what this is …

The Anxiety of Safety

The Anxiety of Safety Guest Post By Nicole Barrett  - First published here For over 15 years I’ve been on projects designed to assess and improve culture. I’ve collated data from over 6000 surveys, 700 interviews and 100’s of focus groups in the energy, construction, aviation and oil and gas industries as well as local …

Promoting Dumb, Anxiety and Harm in the Name of Good

Promoting Dumb, Anxiety and Harm in the Name of Good The by-products of not being educated in the challenges of ethics and ideology in safety training are many (https://safetyrisk.net/isnt-it-time-we-reformed-the-whs-curriculum/). The first by-product is the development of policy by naivety and ignorance. This is where we find language that hides a dehumanizing trajectory in the name …

Anxiety and Fear Professionals

“When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.” - Nelson Mandela.  Another great article by Dr Robert Long to stir the pot! – If you liked this article then you should read the whole series: CLICK HERE. Thanks to James Parkinson from www.safety-consultant.com.au for sharing the image Anxiety and Fear …