FIFO Culture Survey

John Toomey ( https://safetyrisk.net/author/john-toomey/) has long had a passion for helping to improve FIFO Cultures to prevent mental health problems and has decided to write a book on the subject. As part of the project, he has created a 35 question, anonymous survey. He wants to circulate it far and wide to get as many …

Mental Health, Risk and Safety – Part 2

SAFETY MENTAL HEALTH
Mental Health, Risk and Safety - Part 2 Part 2 of one of the most popular articles we have ever published, by Dr Rob Long from Human Dymensions. and author of the book “Real Risk” In the previous blog (Mental Health, Risk and Safety Part 1) I discussed the invisibility of mental health in risk …

Downturn Doin’ Your Head In? Let’s Chat….

  FIFO Chat Group In Mandurah, WA - 21st September   Having so many conversations lately with FIFO peeps who are suffering in this downturn, who despite their best efforts just cannot find work. It is a tough market out there at the minute. If it is doin’ your head in, grinding your gears, or …

Once Upon A Time – In A Faraway FIFO Land……

A great, positive story by Drewie (Hard Hat Mentor) that will resonate with many, particularly FIFO workers. It’s a longer piece but well worth a read to the end where Drewie provides some awesome advice, from her own experience, on appreciating all the good people, moments and things in our lives in order to deal …

FIFO Life Poem

Introducing our latest Awesome Author  Dionne (Drewie) Drew – The "Hard Hat Mentor''. Drewie has spent over 25 years working FIFO swings and wrote this poem recently when social media comments on almost every forum were so toxic and mean during a time when the FIFO suicides were all over the news: “When the inquiry …