The Bradbury Effect, BP Syndrome and TRIFR Stats

The Bradbury Effect, BP Syndrome and TRIFR Stats Everyone knows the story about Stephen Bradbury and his gold medal (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYUjmEH9NNk). Here is the Aussie running last in the speed skating event of 2002 and by sheer luck and the misfortune of others he comes first and wins the gold medal. Now, without taking any credit …

Risk, Safety and Fundamental Attribution Error

Risk, Safety and Fundamental Attribution Error What do they say about damn lies and statistics? Well, maybe safety hasn’t heard about that one, nor it seems has the CFMEU or ACT Regulator. Recently the Secretary of the CFMEU trotted out yet again the statistic that the ACT Building and Construction Industry has a ‘shocking’ record …