It seems that the regulators and peak bodies are again wheeling out these silly safety champion and pledging to be safe campaigns. We’ve seen it all before and this stuff just doesn’t work. Safety needs humble, caring and empathetic humans – not safety champions and … Learn more >>>>>
I Have the Power, I’m a Safety Hero
I try to avoid attending safety conferences as much as I can as I find them depressing and lacking vision. Each time I am compelled to go I am never surprised by the kind of delusional stuff … Learn more >>>>>
The Mythic Symbology of Safety
One of the strange contradictions in the world of safety is between the positivist materialist paradigm that dominates the WHS curriculum/texts and the mythic symbology that dominates safety discourse about the activity of enacting safe-work. How strange that one should … Learn more >>>>>
I wrote recently about bells and whistles in safety (https://safetyrisk.net/bells-and-whistles-and-due-diligence/) and how easily Safety is seduced into some delusional campaign of heroes and nirvana.
One of the core messages of safety ought to be that there is not utopia and no nirvana. The quest for infallibility … Learn more >>>>>