Turning Neuroscience into Behaviourism

Turning Neuroscience into Behaviourism I had to chuckle when I was sent this piece. One should normally expect leadership and professionalism from a peak body but in this case there is all the evidence of the opposite neuroscience-behind-how-workers-make-conscious-safety-choices. The key to leadership is discernment and wisdom and neither is shown in this regurgitation. The assumptions …

We should accept that accidents will happen

Great article from New Scientist first published here and that may touch a few nerves for the “all accidents are preventable” and "Safety is No 1 Priority" Crusaders. For many it feels good to apportion blame, it confirms our biases and takes the heat off any possibility that management performance or our systems were less …

We Need To Get Out of The Business Of Blame and Shame

We Need To Get Out of The Business Of Blame and Shame   Latest article By Phil La Duke on his blog https://philladuke.wordpress.com/ Phil says: While there are variations on the behavioral theme, most approaches to safety still directly or indirectly result in blaming someone. It's unproductive and shuts down meaningful research and discovery. In …