Understanding Harm Minimization As much as Safety might wish it, the real world is not binary black and white. Sometimes the most caring thing to do in a fallible world with fallible people is simply keep harm to a minimum. Harm minimization is the course of action that puts care at the centre of … [Read more...] about Understanding Harm Minimization
Drugs and Alcohol
No Zero - A Bitter Pill to Swallow Despite all the nonsense speak of ‘zero tolerance’ and ‘war on drugs’ it is clear that such strategies cost a fortune and don’t work. Here are some reasons why: · … [Read more...] about No Zero – A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Anyone for a game of Piggy in the Middle….? Republished by request - Check out the new book by Rob Sams Piggy in the Middle, do you remember playing that game when you were a kid? You know, the one where you stand in the middle of a group of friends who continually throw a ball to one another over … [Read more...] about Safety Professionals–The Piggy in The Middle?
Driver Fatigue Management Guest post by George Robotham from www.ohschange.com.au Introduction Driver fatigue is a major problem in Australia with often incredible distances to be driven. It is made worse when people drive long distances during holiday periods. Drive in –drive out employment … [Read more...] about Driver Fatigue Management
The Increasing Demand for Drug and Alcohol Testing on the Work Site Guest Post Work safety is becoming a big concern for the construction industry. Construction firms take a number of steps for providing workers with a safe and healthy work environment, but most firms ignore random drug and … [Read more...] about The Increasing Demand for Drug and Alcohol Testing on the Work Site