In the World of Safety, Political Correctness Endangers Lives

In the World of Safety, Political Correctness Endangers Lives By Phil LaDuke – First published HERE on his blog https://philladuke.wordpress.com/ When I was a kid I worked with a man who was mentally retarded. He wasn’t “special”.  He wasn’t “mentally challenged”. He wasn’t “alternatively gifted”.  He wasn’t “a little slow”. He was retarded.  The word …

Political Correctness at Trafalgar

Political Correctness at Trafalgar Apparently at the 200th Anniversary celebrations of Lord Nelson's famous naval victory over the French and Spanish at the Battle of Trafalgar, an actor dressed as Nelson, posed for pictures on the River Thames at Greenwich. But before he was allowed to board a RNLI Lifeboat, safety officials made him wear …

Using sex to sell safety – good clean fun – or offensive?

Using sex to sell safety - good clean fun – or offensive? Which one of these photos from an emergency shower advertisement is more offensive – or both equally or neither?     In the excellent Safety Blog: http://safetyatworkblog.wordpress.com/ the author posses the question of whether using sex to sell safety is appropriate or offensive. …