Safety Myths & Misconceptions Republished in memory of the late George Robotham (see all of his articles here) and his mentor Geoff McDonald who also recently passed away (https://safetyrisk.net/vale-geoff-mcdonald/) Note:- Brisbane based OHS consultant, Geoff McDonald has considerably … [Read more...] about Safety Myths and Misconceptions
‘She may not come out of there alive’ followed by a giggle…. Short, sharp and sweet. That was the promise for this chat. The Questions Have you ever been on a site where the workers are angry and the ‘leaders’ are scared? Has there been a time where a ‘safety stand down’ was deemed necessary due … [Read more...] about ‘She may not come out of there alive’
Followership & Leadership - Working together for organizational structure by Ben Armstrong The tipping point is upon us, I can only speak in regards the building and construction industry as to the changes in culture and how it’s going about achieving new goals and visions. People in positions … [Read more...] about Followership & Leadership
Are Our Front Line Leaders Ready? By Goran Prvulovic – RiskWise Solutions Does this mean that we have entered a new revolutionary period where we are likely to see a major breakthrough in the way front line operations manage risks, health and safety? Is this the beginning of the end of OHS … [Read more...] about Are Our Front Line Leaders Ready?
Very interesting new article by Dr Rob Long. You simply cannot guarantee the safety of human beings with checklists, regulations and complex procedures. Regardless of any zero harm slogan emblazoned on their shirts, people make decisions rapidly and based on intuition, imagination and past … [Read more...] about How We Make Decisions About Risk