The AIHS Bok on Causation commences with the following: ‘If safety management is effective, then there should be an absence of accidents. Conversely, if accidents are occurring then effective safety … [Read more...] about Causation Concoctions
Process or Outcome? Latest by Greg Smith on his blog: MY SAFETY THOUGHTS Today I was reading a LinkedIn post lamenting the state of health and safety management, evidenced by too many “safety … [Read more...] about Process or Outcome?
The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety It’s obvious that objects attack people. When anything happens in an industry, the first response is to ban the object. That naughty object jumped out from … [Read more...] about The De-Ethicization of the Object in Safety
GM Throws Out the Safety Metrics An interesting article below by EHS Today on some big statements made by GM's Senior Manager for Health and Safety that they are to begin “throwing out the safety … [Read more...] about General Motors Stops Using Safety Metrics
What is Your Risk iCue? When we think of the concept of intelligence we often think of a person’s IQ. The idea of an Intelligence Quotient is not reliable and only tests certain selected forms of … [Read more...] about What is Your Risk iCue?
Dr Rob Long has posted many articles on the dangers of zero harm here. This is perhaps the heaviest argument he has ever written against zero – WARNING: Some traditional safety people may be offended … [Read more...] about Incrementalism, Catastrophism and All That’s In-between
The Power of Pyramids: How Using Outmoded Thinking about Hazards Can Be Deadly I really enjoyed this recent blog by Phil LaDuke. It's understood by modern, thinking safety people that most injuries … [Read more...] about The Power of Pyramids
How Will Your Job Kill You? Exclusive by Phil La Duke. Check out his blog: http://philladuke.wordpress.com/ If you die in on the job, statistically, it will be in a way that you probably don’t worry … [Read more...] about How Will Your Job Kill You