There is little discussion in the safety industry about Imagination or Wisdom. This is because the paradigms of rationalism and behaviourism that characterize the industry ‘belittle’ the activity and significance of Wisdom and Imagination. It is understandable that Safety should dismiss even fear the importance … Learn more >>>>>
The modern study of the Psychology of Perception really started with the work of Bruner, Postman and Goodman in the 1940s (https://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Bruner/Cards/). Bruner and Postman … Learn more >>>>>
Imagination is the bedrock of any risk assessment yet the risk industry is so silent about it. When it comes to risk assessment it’s not likely that the things we already know are going to hurt anyone. It is always the unseen risks, the things … Learn more >>>>>
Scenario Learning in Risk and Safety
One of the best ways of learning safety is through scenarios. Scenarios are constructed to either replicate real situations to maximize perception of recognizable cues or, to enhance the imagination of possibilities. One of the greatest capabilities a safety … Learn more >>>>>
What in the (Risk & Safety) World is Imagination?
"On a day like today, when there are very little clouds in the sky, and the grass is long, don’t you think it would be a great day for some handstands in that long, long grass? … Learn more >>>>>