I recently did a video with reference to the word ‘ontology’. I find it unusual in Safety that whenever an unfamiliar word is used, some respond with a keen interest to learn and others respond with negativity as if unfamiliar text is evidence of some kind of academic ‘psycho rhetoric’. It is a … [Read more...] about Being and Doing in Risk
When someone asks how? the meaning is ‘by what method?’ For example, how do you make a coffee? Means by what method do you make a coffee? Do you put milk in first, last or have no milk? Do you use instant, brewed or filtered. You get what I mean. When it comes to risk and we ask the question: … [Read more...] about By What Method Do You Tackle Risk?
The Bias of Method Design in Risk Anything that is designed hides the assumptions and philosophy of the designer. The methodology (philosophy) of the designer is not visible but is rather hidden in the method, what is enacted. So, if one looks at the iCam method one tends not to see its bias … [Read more...] about The Bias of Method Design in Risk
Learning, Leaning and Learning in Safety Methodology (worldview/philosophy) drives method. Method reveals methodology. Methodology and method are NOT the same thing. It matters what methodology one assumes about learning because this determines the expected outcomes of a method. Yet, in risk and … [Read more...] about Learning, Leaning and Learning in Safety
By What Method? One of the strange beliefs of Safety is that the publication of injury statistics invokes change? Ah, how does it do that? Since when did information become motivation? When one looks at the many promises made in the safety industry and all the propaganda about zero, injury … [Read more...] about By What Method?
You can find out more about the SEEK workshop in Brisbane to be held in November here: https://safetyrisk.net/essentials-in-investigations/ and download the SEEK flyer here: http://cart.humandymensions.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/SEEK-Brisbane-91011-Nov-2016-2.pdf SEEK is not a Method When one … [Read more...] about SEEK is not a Method