Zero Harm Achieved

Zero Harm Achieved After watching the news today it seems that people have figured out how to easily solve or fix difficult issues. This is terrific news I think for the Risk & Safety Professionals. As there has been some issues with gang violence, the Government is now looking at stopping bikies and other gangs …

Banning Head Protection is Safer

Banning Head Protection is Safer Some may be aware that the National Boxing Championships are being conducted in Adelaide in April 2017. This is the first championship where protective headgear has been banned. This is in line with a global ban on protective headgear because it doesn’t protect heads (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2293803/Headgear-boxers-banned-bid-REDUCE-head-injuries.html). New rules by the International …

The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety

The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety It’s obvious that objects attack people. When anything happens in an industry, the first response is to ban the object. That naughty object jumped out from nowhere and attacked me. So, it’s because objects attack people that we need to register as many objects as we can on …

The Banned Objects Index – A New Development in Safety Culture

The Banned Objects Index – A New Development in Safety Culture See also: Measuring Does Things To People Have you heard of the ‘Banned Objects Index’ (BOI)? It is the latest ‘measure’ that you can use to compare your organisations safety culture against another. The ‘BOI’ is easy to calculate, it’s simply the number of …