Comply

Comply I have been involved with safety in Australia for the past 10 years. In that period I would like to think I have grown and learned, or would it be better to say tried, to understand what drives and motivates people to do certain things. I’ve heard on several different job sites I have …

Safety as a Worldview

Safety as a Worldview It is interesting observing the discourse (transmission of power) in safety regarding version 1, 2 or 3 as if Safety is about a ‘style’ of engagement and activity. A recent article by Kevin Jones highlights the problem (Golden Rules, ethics, leadership and workplace safety). As long as Safety remains consumed with …

Safety Golden Rules, Leadership and Ethics

Safety Golden Rules, Leadership and Ethics We all know how massively complicated, confusing and unwieldy Safety Management Systems have become (see Measuring Safety, You’ve Got It All Wrong). Many companies (co-incidentally those who have created these convoluted behemoths of safety systems) have tried reduce the confusion and the new risk this has created by introducing …

The 10 Definitive Rules For Safety Culture Improvement

The 10 Definitive Rules For Safety Culture Improvement: I really did want to stop at 10 but 11 is such an underrated number and rule No11 provides a great summary and round up of the top 10. After 30 years in risk and safety and 6 years posting 3000 articles and reading all the awesome …

A Culture of Care (and sackings…)

Sighhhh.......every time I publish one of these true stories I am inundated with private emails from people telling similar stories and their disdain for these aspects of safety - but they fear speaking up about it. Rebelling against the ridiculous and harmful side of safety is interpreted by the binary oppositional thinkers (ie the zero …