Are You a One Percenter? Every so often I get a call or visit from a GM of a global or National organization and we chat about research and latest trends in safety. Today was one of those days with a … [Read more...] about Are You a One Percenter?
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Freedom to Harm, the Gig Economy and Zero One of the jokes of the zero cult is its selective approach to harm. Injury rates are always calculated against definitions that suit political agendas. The … [Read more...] about Freedom to Harm, the Gig Economy and Zero
The Fallacy of Marginal Gains and Nudges One of the characteristics of safety marketing is the continual clutching at straws to motivate and move people towards safety. We see this in the endless … [Read more...] about The Fallacy of Marginal Gains and Nudges
1% Safer than What? I was told today there is now something called ‘the 1% safer movement’, really? What is this industry that frames everything by a number? What is this psychosis with numbers? … [Read more...] about 1% Safer than What?
It’s Always a Number I was on a conference today and the first question set to the panel was about a number. I didn’t respond to the question but rather asked the conference, why is safety so good at … [Read more...] about It’s Always a Number
I had a call from a mate this week, the board of his company have been mesmerised by a presentation of the latest advances in safety. So I asked to see a copy of this presentation expecting some … [Read more...] about Advancing Backwards in Safety
Top 10 Things About Safety and Risk That Only a Handful of People Know Republished by request Here are 10 and a bit things about safety that I plucked from some recent blog posts, that singularly … [Read more...] about Top 10 Things About Safety and Risk That Only a Handful of People Know
In a appreciative response to a blog on A Philosophy of Safety John Phillips used the phrase ‘Wisdom-Based Safety ‘(WBS), what a wonderful expression. What a delightful expression and far better … [Read more...] about Wisdom Based Safety
Safety in Numbers With all the talk about safety and zero we would have to wonder how ZERO will ever be achieved. Recently there was a job that had about 30 first aid cases. (These ranged from a … [Read more...] about Safety in Numbers
The next OHS magic bullet to hit us in 2016? Great question just posted by Wayne Harris on Workplace health and Safety Leadership Linkedin page: We had them all over the last 30 years or so, BBS, … [Read more...] about The next OHS magic bullet to hit us in 2016?