Objectivity, Audits and Attribution When Calculating Risk

So you reckon you can calculate risk to 3 decimal places?? Think again. A recent article by Dr Robert Long, that may make you rethink your belief in Risk Assessment as being objective!. If you liked this article then you should read the whole series:  Extract: Finally, we should be self-reflective about our assessments and …

What To Do: Updating Vestigial Practices

What To Do: Updating Vestigial Practices By Phil LaDuke who says: Recently I wrote an article that suggested that we needed to end vestigial practices, i.e. those practices that our organizations continued to do even though they have long since ceased to add value or even make sense. After reading the article, several long-time readers …

Auditing OHS management systems

Auditing OHS management systems Guest Post by the late George Robotham  Introduction There is some confusion in practice between the terms inspection and audit, I distinguish between the two by saying you inspect things and you audit systems. Organisations that are successful at Occupational Health and Safety have regular comprehensive internal and external audits. 4801 …

ACTOR + ACTION + TIME = EVENT

ACTOR + ACTION + TIME = EVENT A weird and wacky hypothesis from Doug Wakefield CPMSIA RSP(Aust.) – SSHE analyst & trainer at Safe Measure Pty. Ltd. - www.safemeasure.com.au You can also download Doug’s FREE OHS Manual Template HERE This formula (Actor + Action + Time = Event) is a philosophical, theoretical, proposal for the …