by Dr Robert Long – I highly recommend his book: For The Love of Zero This is the start of the last line to the famous number one hit ‘Words’ by the Bee Gees, but the line has an important message (another Bee Gees song) for safety people. I have read recently on many discussion groups the comment … [Read more...] about It’s Only Words and Words are all I Have
Learning from people who we don’t agree with I recently read this article, shared with me by a friend, and written by Mark Brandi a former ministerial adviser in the Bracks Labor government in Victoria, Australia. The article got me thinking of the many conversations I have had with good friend … [Read more...] about Learning from people who we don’t agree with
Measuring in Risk and Safety It has become fashionable for organisations to use positive or leading indicators as a way to ‘measure’ their risk and safety ‘performance’. Leaders in some organisations have proudly told us how they are ‘progressive’, ‘generative’ and ‘world class’ because they focus … [Read more...] about Measuring in Risk and Safety
Update: The Book is now FREE to Download HERE All of the videos from the book are now also free to download and watch HERE It is with pleasure we can announce the publication of book 5 in the series on the Social Psychology of Risk - Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk. The book … [Read more...] about Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk
Welcome to our latest Awesome Author, Dave Whitefield, from People and Risk. I first came across Dave’s work 3 years ago when he wrote Zero Harm – Just Say No!. It’s a real thrill to now have him writing on this blog, as well as getting to know him personally as a fellow member of the Brisbane … [Read more...] about Stop, this is an intervention!
'Conversations on the Couch' – Biases In this edition of 'Conversations on the Couch', Gab & Rob talk through how the various biases we all have. If we want to truly understand and deal with risk, we need to recognise that it is subjective and that our thinking about risk is biased in so … [Read more...] about ‘Conversations on the Couch’–Biases
Keeping workers motivated over Christmas Excerpt from latest article by Inside Retailing that relates well to safety issues faced by all organizations: Retailworld Resourcing released their top five tips for improving motivation and morale over the December month, when workplace morale often … [Read more...] about Keeping workers motivated over Christmas