A Guide to Psychosocial Safety Skills We last published a short article on Psychosocial Safety by Dr Robert Long here: What is Psychosocial Safety. Rob has kindly given us permission to publish the entire guide. DOWNLOAD THE PAPER HERE: A Guide to Psychosocial Safety Skills Extract: Psychosocial … [Read more...] about A Guide to Psychosocial Safety Skills
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Cleopatra’s Nose, Circumstance and Predictability Rob’s book "For the Love of Zero: Human fallibility and Risk” is now available for free download. You should read the whole series of articles by Rob: CLICK HERE. I highly recommend you check out Rob’s first top seller “RISK MAKES SENSE” Pascal … [Read more...] about Cleopatra’s Nose, Circumstance and Predictability
Is Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Credible? or, ‘Don’t Mention the War’ Another controversial little gem by Dr Robert Long – If you liked this article then you should read the whole series: CLICK HERE. I highly recommend you check out Rob’s new book “RISK MAKES SENSE” – click on image to read … [Read more...] about Is BBS Credible?
In his latest article Dr Robert Long looks briefly at each one of the commonly attempted conversion methods to see if the attempted method at the psychology of conversion works. I can think of a 6th B – and it always baffles brains! You should also read the whole series by Rob: CLICK HERE. I highly … [Read more...] about The 5 B’s of Safety Conversion
There is no ‘Satellite Insightfulness’ Dr Rob Long’s Response to a recent Guest Post: When we imagine that there is a rational and objective self we will always look at others and their behaviour and create a superior status for ourselves because we would never do that. When we take this view we … [Read more...] about There is no ‘Satellite Insightfulness’
Behaviour-Based Safety Many will have you believe around 90% or more of accidents are caused by human behaviour. I have written elsewhere questioning this assertion, even if it were true it is unhelpful. My view is that there are a number of proponents of B.B.S. who make outlandish claims about … [Read more...] about Behaviour Based Safety
Injury Hiding-How do you stop it? By Bill Sims Jr. - See the rest of Bill’s Articles Here "I've inherited a safety incentive program that rewards people for lagging indicators and I'm worried there maybe injury hiding. How can I shift it to become behavior based?" All too often, safety … [Read more...] about Injury Hiding-How do you stop it?
Behavior Based Safety Resources Thanks to our friends at the new safetyawakenings.com website, we’ve come across this website put together by Scott Geller Ph.D, a long time researcher, consultant and proponent of BBS. We’ve never been fans of BBS and all the fundamentalists and slick consultants … [Read more...] about Behavior Based Safety Resources
I always have a chuckle when safety people try to make out they are so clever and above everyone else by putting all these stupid letters after their names. Blokes on site have a great time making up derogatory interpretations of those acronyms – particularly juicy letters like F, W, C, S & P … [Read more...] about Arrogant Safety Professionals Take Note!
PREPARING FOR AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE: WHAT TOMORROW’S SAFETY PROFESSIONAL SHOULD BE STUDYING TODAY Recent Article published by By Phil La Duke on the Fabricating and Metalworking Website. We will be publishing more of Phil’s insightful articles, in the near future, HERE. In a dynamic business … [Read more...] about Safety Professionals Prepare for an Uncertain Future