Common Sense is Non Sense

Common Sense is Non Sense Latest article by Dr Rob Long following on from Phil LaDukes article: https://safetyrisk.net/the-greatest-threat-to-safety-might-be-your-safety-training/ I highly recommend Rob’s other Articles HERE and his new book: For The Love of Zero On Tuesday 12 March 2013, Rockhampton-based Arrow Property Maintenance faced the Queensland Coroner's Court regarding a teenager electrocuted installing home insulation. …

All Injuries are Preventable and Other Silly Safety Sayings

quotable quote: “The use of silly and meaningless safety language matters, it creates a distraction and delusion that safety and risk are being addressed. We may feel good about speaking such words but they dumb down culture and distract people from taking safety seriously”. All Injuries are Preventable and Other Silly Safety Sayings All injuries …

10 New Safety Axioms For The 21st Century

Time to Lose the Illogical Chants and Support New Evidence-Based Safety Axioms Excellent article by Alan Quilley recently posted HERE We’re quickly approaching 2016, almost 90 years after Heinrich created some axioms about safety that have mostly proven themselves to be false or needing some serious alteration. So let’s start 2016 with some reality based …

Is there “Common Sense” in safety?

Is there “Common Sense” in safety? When an accident or incident occurs in a work place, one of the first things one hears are statements like, he has no common sense or he should have used his common sense, but really, what is meant by “Common Sense?” The Wikipedia states that the term “Common Sense” …

What ISN’T Safety?

What ISN’T Safety? If you think safety is zero harm then is love just zero hate? There is quite an active discussion happening on a LinkedIn Forum (The Safety EHS OHS Group) at the moment in response to the question “What is Safety...define safety in only 2 words”. SEE IT HERE.  You will see that …