This cute little song by Slim Dusty lays out the ultimate challenge for Risk and Safety. So much of what characterizes Safety is about looking backward. Counting data, LTIs, TRIFR and counting … [Read more...] about Looking Forward, Looking Back
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 … [Read more...] about Vision Can’t Come from Safety Compliance
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 … [Read more...] about Courage to Challenge the Great TRIFR and LTIFR Delusion
Anyone for a game of Piggy in the Middle….? Republished by request - Check out the new book by Rob Sams Piggy in the Middle, do you remember playing that game when you were a kid? You know, the one … [Read more...] about Safety Professionals–The Piggy in The Middle?
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 … [Read more...] about General Motors Stops Using Safety Metrics
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 … [Read more...] about It’s not in the KPI or LTI but the MRI
I’ve got a feeling this isn’t right, but….. By Rob Sams “That’s not an LTI. I’m really concerned about this, and we need to change the report straight away! It’s not good that John had to spend a … [Read more...] about I’ve got a feeling this isn’t right, but…..
This story by Dr Long would seem totally ludicrous if it weren’t true! We hear these stories every day yet those with the most to gain and the ability to change it are the only ones in fear and … [Read more...] about You Spell the Devil L-T-I and God P-P-E