What Can Be Controlled and Not Controlled Tragedy is always a reminder of what we cannot control and, the shock of such powerlessness is confronting. And recently in Australia we have been confronted … [Read more...] about What Can Be Controlled and Not Controlled
Understanding Safety as an Archetype We all accept the idea of archetypes in our language and speech everyday. We often talk about how Love won through and how the Market behaves. We talk about the … [Read more...] about Understanding Safety as an Archetype
‘Professional’ Challenges for the Risk ‘Industry’ Download the full paper, including references: by Dr Robert Long Introduction I have been in conversation with large organizations/businesses … [Read more...] about ‘Professional’ Challenges for the Risk ‘Industry’
Are You a Safety Fool? The fool in Shakespeare is the Archetype of wisdom. The fool in Shakespeare, is a technical term not a descriptor, all language is subjective. The fool both entertains but … [Read more...] about Are You a Safety Fool?
Safety Lover or Safety Hater What a crazy title for a blog but it was sponsored by a comment made to another blog recently. Apparently criticism of Safety (the archetype – capital S) means you … [Read more...] about Safety Lover or Safety Hater
One of the fascinating things about the Coronavirus pandemic is watching Safety morph into epidemiology expertise. I would like a dollar for every flyer, presentation, podcast, powerpoint, checklist … [Read more...] about Expertise by Regurgitation and Re-Badging
The Doctrine of Atonement for Safety People I was sent this one from a safety conference this week and just couldn’t pass up a comment on its absurdity. First of all Safety saves no-one and the … [Read more...] about The Doctrine of Atonement for Safety People
I am a Spreadsheet King I have had numerous conversations with safety people this week who lament the amount of time they have to spend doing spreadsheets reporting on everything from injury rates, … [Read more...] about I am a Spreadsheet King