What Safety and Risk Could Learn From Patch Adams

What Safety and Risk Could Learn From Patch Adams Gesundheit – Toward Holistic Health Last night I watched the movie Patch Adams starring the late, and amazingly talented, Robin Williams. The story for those who don’t know it is broadly based around the work and life of the real life medical doctor called Patch Adams. …

The Challenges for Organisations in Dealing with Mental Health

The Challenges for Organisations in Dealing with Mental Health How does adopting a ‘reductionist’ approach impact on mental health at work? Organisations world-over[1], including in Australia[2], are challenged by the difficulties[3] of dealing with mental health[4] in their workplaces. Factors relating to poor mental health, including anxiety[5] and depression[6], create significant costs[7] and challenges for …

Could Zero Harm be Unlawful?

Could Zero Harm be Unlawful Although 2 days ago I committed to the goal of zero zero harm articles I could not let this can of worms sit unopened on the shelf! If this doesn't create a little cognitive dissonance in the zero proponents then nothing will! This feast for thought was just published on …