dumb ways to die
The sad story of Wilson Gavin serves as a case study for the naivety and unethical focus of Safety.
When one defines Safety as zero (http://visionzero.global/node/6) (the global mantra) as the absence of injuries, then whatever follows must be unethical. Zero ideology commands the safety industry fuelled by … Learn more >>>>>
Dumb Ways to Die Doesn’t Work
The latest release of statistics from ONRSR demonstrates that the Dumb Ways to Die Strategy (DWTDS) doesn’t work. Victoria has the highest number (p.10 of the report) of suspected suicides on its network despite being dwarfed by the size of the NSW rail network.… Learn more >>>>>
Is using humour in safety a method to handle and think about things we are uncomfortable with or does using humour simply help us ignore the real issues?.
Update: Media and marketing commentators Mumbrella report similar findings to Rob Long (18 months later) in their … Learn more >>>>>
Stop the Train I Want to Get Off
I accepted a job this week to research amongst other things; suicide, near miss and other events in rail (good luck Dumb Ways to Die). I am working with a provider who has all the National data … Learn more >>>>>