Latest article by Dr Rob Long from www.humandymensions.com Quote: The irony of this story is that the Rural Fire Service volunteers are purposely engaging in harm in order to save lives and property and they are doing it each day in NSW in the current bushfire crisis. This is the nature of … [Read more...] about Wowzers and Crusaders in Risk
The Human Race… It’s Christmas, a time of the year that can create both a feeling of community and togetherness (we) while (ironically) also drawing us easily into a world of ‘I’ and ‘things’ (me). Christmas, set within the Christian tradition, is a story about the birth of Jesus as a human on … [Read more...] about The Human Race…
A Bloody Hand Rail It doesn't matter where in the world you go there is always a safety crusader who doesn't understand what safety is about. The safety crusader is so fixated on petty objects they don't even realise that there are people in the world. I had a classic example this week when … [Read more...] about A Bloody Hand Rail
Helping in Safety Since moving from a field wedded to ‘crusading’, to one where the fallibilities of human beings are revealed in almost every interaction, the real differences between the fixing of Safety and the helping of Counselling are becoming clearer. For example, contrast the often … [Read more...] about Helping in Safety
I Do Not Understand…! How can we understand? Why do we feel the need to understand? What is it that we think we understand? Gina was sharing her story, opening up about a situation where she didn’t feel appreciated. She was talking about her feelings of being betrayed after other people had taken … [Read more...] about I Do Not Understand…!
I've been whining a lot lately, to anyone who will listen, about my post operative woes. Mine are insignificant compared to many I have met and spoken to recently. John Wettstein (safetystrategies.ca), who has also recently had some surgery, just said to me: "It's about short-term grief for … [Read more...] about Why we Need to Accept Pain and Suffering
What Happens when Safety is a ‘Battle’? I appreciate the feedback, thoughts and ideas that people share about my Blogs, it helps me learn. One of the articles that sparked much attention over the past 12 months asked Are you a Safety Crusader or a Safety Leader? For some, this article resonated … [Read more...] about What Happens when Safety is a ‘Battle’?