Positives and Negatives in Dialectic in Safety I find it interesting how positives (in language and discourse) have now been attributed with a moral imperative in safety. Of course, negatives and positives ought to be held in balance/tension, one is not morally better than the other. If the outcome … [Read more...] about Positives and Negatives in Dialectic in Safety
Positive Safety – Conversation Corner
Conversation Corner – Another Positive Safety Story Well I’m on a bit of a high right now………just witnessed a group of real safety people jump in and totally shutdown a safety spud head debate on LinkedIn and now this positive story comes in from Rob Sams in response to this article: Isn't Safety … [Read more...] about Positive Safety – Conversation Corner
How to make a positive recovery from a safety stuff up
How to make a positive recovery from a safety stuff up For some reason most people love a safety fail photo, I guess it just makes us feel a little superior or infallible? This recent one was no exception and of course went viral on social media. It is genuine and was taken in Taree on the North … [Read more...] about How to make a positive recovery from a safety stuff up
Christmas Competition–Positive Safety Initiatives
Christmas Competition–Positive Safety Initiatives We would like to end the year with a competition that encourages people to share some of their positive safety initiatives from 2015. It doesn't have to be as major as the announcements from GM and Laing O’Rourke that they are dumping injury metrics … [Read more...] about Christmas Competition–Positive Safety Initiatives
The Benefits of Positive Safety
Why Can’t Safety Be A Positive Thing? Last year I had to unsubscribe from quite a few safety newsletters. They were just chock full of disasters, deaths, fines and depressing stories. The latest one I received has inspirational headlines like: “Mandatory Drug Tests Start Soon” and "Bullying rife … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Positive Safety
A Positive Safety Story
A Positive Safety Story Had a great response to yesterdays post: Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing?. This one is from Daniel Kirk: Positive safety story for you. Some time ago now the Construction company I was part of won a tender for the earthworks associated with a new underground … [Read more...] about A Positive Safety Story
Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing?
Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing? I subscribe to quite a few Safety Newsletters via email but I’m starting to wonder whether it is worth the time, effort and bother. I opened a few Newsletters this morning and was confronted with the following headlines all about harm, compliance, … [Read more...] about Isn’t Safety Supposed to be a Positive Thing?