Hazardman Disappears

Hazardman Disappears!! Safety is one of those activities that is excellent at addition but very poor at subtraction. As we most often see, even with the most obscene, unethical and dumb idea in safety (eg. Dumb Ways to Die - DWTD), are easy to bring in and impossible to take away. This is the nature …

Christmas Safety Poem

Christmas Safety Poem – A Hazardman Christmas Republished from last year - enjoy again: News from the UK and reported in the Daily Mail: Elf and safety forces Nativity procession Mary to ride on a donkey wearing HARD HAT Prompted Rob Long to write this Christmas Safety Poem – ENJOY! Imagine Source A Hazardman Christmas …

The Convenience of Complacency

The Convenience of Complacency One of the cultural characteristics of the safety industry is fundamental attribution error . It seems that safety seeks blame before it breathes, you certainly need to if your job title includes zero. Whenever there is an event in comes safety to quickly ensure that everyone in the ‘wrong’ is deemed …

Safety Utopia as Abuse

Safety Utopia as Abuse Hugh Mackay (the Good Life) writes about helicopter parenting as a form of abuse. He calls the delusional quest for perfection ‘the Utopia Complex’. More and more research is showing that the Utopia Complex projects a by-product of abuse ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg-GEzM7iTk ). The new Assistant Minister for Innovation (Wyatt Roy) names …

Safety Entitlement and Compulsory Safety Mis-Education

Safety Entitlement and Compulsory Safety Mis-Education Image Source As things continue to remain unchanged in the safety sphere safety people turn to the schooling system for the next bite at the cherry. Publication of injury statistics of young workers injured at work always seems to spark the crusade for teaching safety in schools yet again. …