Vision Can’t Come from Safety Compliance

Vision Can’t Come from Safety Compliance One of the spin offs, trade-offs and by-products of Vision Zero is a lack of vision. The idea of vision comes from more than just seeing something but rather seeing beyond something. I will be writing about this in my next book Envisioning Risk, Signs and Symbols in Risk. …

Courage to Challenge the Great TRIFR and LTIFR Delusion

Courage to Challenge the Great TRIFR and LTIFR Delusion It was Marx (The German Ideology) who said ‘as individuals express their life, so they are’. At the heart of this aphorism is the idea that what is normalized in a culture comprises what the culture is. One of the things that have become normalized in …

General Motors Stops Using Safety Metrics

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 metrics”. You will see that their focus is still on counting, measuring and controlling hazards - only lots more data …

It’s not in the KPI or LTI but the MRI

It’s not in the KPI or LTI but the MRI The assumption of behaviourist psychology that people are the sum of inputs and outputs is the greatest weakness of BBS philosophy. There is plenty of evidence to show that people don’t respond to stimulus either in self interest or in ways that make rationalist sense. …