If you want to know about culture it’s best not to read mythology peddled by Safety. There is no better example of this than this a recent piece in the SHP Practitioner (UK). One thing is for sure, when Safety spins out nonsense like this you know the opposite is the reality. First some … [Read more...] about Jingoism is NOT Culture, but it is for Safety
Australia nanny state: Have we become a nation of idiots? Interesting article by Ben Groundwater Read more: http://www.traveller.com.au/australia-the-land-of-the-idiot-gi36oy#ixzz3wGJfHYph Some quotes from his article: Here's the thing I've come to realise: Australia has too many idiots. We … [Read more...] about Too many idiots?
Rightly or wrongly, “Safety” has become one of the most despised words in industry. The debate over accreditation of the Profession has been simmering for too long and now it is time to bring it to the boil! The Quest for Accreditation of Safety in Australia by Dr Rob Long I have been inundated … [Read more...] about The Quest for Accreditation of Safety in Australia
What Is Right With The Way OHS Is Managed In Australia by the late George Robotham Quotable Quote "A health & safety problem can be described by statistics but cannot be understood by statistics. It can only be understood by knowing and feeling the pain, anguish, and … [Read more...] about What Is Right With The Way OHS Is Managed In Australia
BCA Stairs and Railings Slattery & Acquroff are Australia's oldest staircase builders and their website provides a useful design guide for safe staircase design. See the full story They also provide a link to a very useful guide to the staircase and balustrade requirements of the BCA published … [Read more...] about BCA Stairs and Railings
Where Is OHS In Australia Going Wrong? Guest post by the late George Robotham Introduction There are many areas where OHS is going wrong in Australia. I have chosen to comment on 4 areas, Class 1 personal damage occurrence data systems, complexity, lack of focus on the people and harmonised … [Read more...] about Where Is OHS In Australia Going Wrong?
Is There Hope For The OHS Business In Australia? Guest article by George Robotham from www.ohschange.com.au In my nearly 4 decades of involvement in OHS I have helped my employers cope with the aftermath of 13 fatalities and 3 other cases of permanently life altering personnel damage. As a … [Read more...] about Is There Hope For The OHS Business In Australia?