How to have an effective safety committee

Another article by the late George Robotham. You can find more of his work at here: SAFETY RELECTIONS How to have an effective safety committee Introduction Safety committees are much maligned and often ineffective. They can easily denigrate to a whinge-fest and end up covering topics that should be dealt with on a routine, every day …

Safety in Design for Who by Who?

Safety in Design for Who by Who? By Dr Robert Long Interest in safety in design has been expanding recently and like most other divisions of safety there is little presence in the literature of this sector on psychology or socialpsychology. This brief discussion asks the question: how can one espouse to be expert or …

Safety Consultation

Get on your consultation soap box! Posted  by The Safety Nerd So currently we have Committees, Reps, other agreed arrangements such as focus groups, working groups, steering committees, toolbox talks, team meetings – this all is basically because you need to discuss with the relevant people any health and safety matters. Some people do it …

Improving Safety Through Interpersonal Skills

George’s Safety Reflections - by the late George Robotham  Improving Safety Using Interpersonal skills When interviewing OHS professionals many interviewers focus on their technical skills. Frankly I think communications and interpersonal skills are much more important than technical skills. You can be really bright, you can be highly qualified and trained, you can be well …