Safety Should NOT Be About Safety

One of our most popular articles in 2014 in terms of the number of comments. We recently asked “What is Safety”? and got quite a mixed response but I think this article by Dr Rob just about nails it!  Safety Should NOT Be About Safety “if your world is just about safety, then your world …

Another brick in the wall

Another brick in the wall An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern Tony Benn 1 Almost all education has a political motive, which promotes national, religious or social group interests at the expense of its detractors. It determines the subjects taught, the knowledge provided or suppressed and the customs and conventions students …

Natural Born Learners

Natural Born Learners and 10 Essentials to Human Learning The lack of critical thinking in the safety industry allows nonsense like the Bradley Curve, matrices and pyramids to thrive. All of the assumptions of these models are seriously flawed, none more so than the Bradley Curve . The Bradley Curve assumes that humans have a …

Suggested Safety Reading for 2018

Suggested Safety Reading for 2018 The best way to broaden your body of knowledge in safety is to read beyond the safety/risk genre even moreso from beyond the STEM-only approach to knowledge common to the SIA BoK and other Bodies of Knowledge like the SRMBoK. These days if a text has the words ‘safety’ or …