Balancing Open and Closed Systems in Risk One of the lessons of Greg Smith’s book ‘Paper Safe’ is that completed systems in themselves are not an assurance of safety. Similarly, our series on … [Read more...] about Balancing Open and Closed Systems in Risk
The Seduction of Templates, Set and Forget Image Source One of the favourite activities of Safety is downloading and sharing templates. This is promoted by the idea that paperwork is an end in … [Read more...] about The Seduction of Templates, Set and Forget
No Gurus, No Stars, No Heroes Needed in Safety The discourse of gurus and heroes in the safety industry draws attention away from everyday realities (https://safetyrisk.net/everyday-safety/) of … [Read more...] about No Gurus, No Stars, No Heroes Needed in Safety
Safety is a printing business not a risk management business. As long as you have put the right paperwork in place and completed it the right way (usability mapping - … [Read more...] about The Template Trap and Paper Safety
Latest from Greg Smith, author of Paper Safe: Hi everyone. Apologies that I have been so inactive on LinkedIn lately, but I have been busy trying to finalise my next book - Reasonably Practicable: … [Read more...] about Safety How?
One can’t live in the world without movement, stasis is death. In movement we live, learn and have our being, to do so defines the nature of risk. The purpose of living in the world is not to be … [Read more...] about Leaps of Faith, Risk and Movement/Learning in Safety
Paper Safe is not Due Diligence Next Due Diligence Workshop: Due Diligence Workshop Sydney 20,21 February 2019 I met Bob yesterday, a Construction Manager deeply shaken by an incident that happened … [Read more...] about Paper Safe is not Due Diligence
Safety Hits a Snag The media and social media in Australia recently lit up over the overcooked Bunnings directive that sausage sizzle volunteers must place onions beneath the sausages in order to … [Read more...] about Safety Hits a Snag