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 Supposed to …

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 …

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 (more info here) but we would love …

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 among surgeons" – aaarghhhh (see Isn't Safety Supposed …

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 mine. Part of …