Trinket Safety

Trinket Safety There’s nothing quite like the safety market when selling snake oil. Amazing to see engineers selling neuroscience and behaviourists selling eugenics. Remarkable how easy it is to sell the silver bullet to an undiscerning audience. The marketing of so called perfect solutions to the challenges of fallibility are at best entertaining and at …

Behaviourist Neuroscience as Safety

Behaviourist Neuroscience as Safety It’s fascinating and entertaining to watch Safety manipulate the discipline of neuroscience to suit its own behaviourist worldview. Even more fascinating to watch Safety, with no expertise in neuroscience, bend this discipline to behaviourist outcomes then claim that it has moved on from behaviourism. Then further to claim that neuroscience understands …

Turning Neuroscience into Behaviourism

Turning Neuroscience into Behaviourism I had to chuckle when I was sent this piece. One should normally expect leadership and professionalism from a peak body but in this case there is all the evidence of the opposite neuroscience-behind-how-workers-make-conscious-safety-choices. The key to leadership is discernment and wisdom and neither is shown in this regurgitation. The assumptions …

Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete

Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete Hilarious, if it weren’t so poignant, article by John Culvenor on his Safe Design Blog. See also Rob Long’s latest article: Safety Futurism Safety implications of the neuroscience of plasticity and the work athlete: Abstract of a  keynote address on safety leadership cultural change …