The Compliance Conundrum

  The challenge of compliance is also a challenge to critical thinking, this is one of the many paradoxes in risk and safety. When we comply or an organization seeks compliance this is all well and good only while things stay the same. When things change and adaptability is required to keep safe, then compliance …

Compliance in the Name of Good

Compliance in the Name of Good It’s hard to imagine a time of when science, theology and political power were one and the same. This was the world of Europe in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. The enlightenment is most identified with rejection of clericalism, religious authority, schism, persecution in the name of good …

The Impact of Curiosity vs. Compliance in Safety

The Impact of Curiosity vs. Compliance in Safety Insightful article by Jenny Krasny first published here but deserves a more discerning audience than the LinkedIn circle This post discusses the idea of progress in safety vs. a process of dehumanisation and, the changes we have seen over time. You're welcome to skip ahead to the …

The Psychic Effect of Safety

The Psychic Effect of Safety and What to Do About It One of the flow on effects of the politics of Safety is unconscious fear. I met a host of officials in safety associations recently and was overcome with the anxiety of some as we shook hands and exchanged pleasantries. I was due to stand …