So much of what we do in safety takes its focus on workspace. We call this the physical or ‘primary’ dimension of safety. This is easy to administer and regulate because what is required is visible and accountable through checklists matched to regulations. Most safety walks and observations are … [Read more...] about Safety Engagement with Workspace, Headspace and Groupspace
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Mental Health, Risk and Safety - Part 2 Part 2 of one of the most popular articles we have ever published, by Dr Rob Long from Human Dymensions. and author of the book “Real Risk” In the previous blog (Mental Health, Risk and Safety Part 1) I discussed the invisibility of mental health in risk … [Read more...] about Mental Health, Risk and Safety – Part 2
It's not weird - It’s a psychological safety initiative! Well not really but it sounds good UPDATE: The Yellow men have been removed form the poles - Mmmmm????? For months now, motorists driving south along Brisbane’s Gateway Motorway have been somewhat perplexed, if not dangerously … [Read more...] about It’s not weird – it’s a psychological safety initiative!
Ten Risk and Safety Program Essentials Guest article Dr Rob Long from Human Dymensions. Image sent in by a reader of this blog. I read yet another ‘beyond zero’ website the other day and never stop to be amazed at just how much people accept nonsense language and spin. The site claimed to take … [Read more...] about Ten Risk and Safety Program Essentials
Psychology and safety Guest Post by the late George Robotham I am writing this for the purpose of promoting discussion about a topic I am not sure of. The issues are not clear in my mind but I suspect discussion will be of value to fellow safety people. Over the years I have developed a range … [Read more...] about Psychology and safety
Psycho-social workplace issues - George’s Safety Reflections Guest post by the late George Robotham I have only had to deal with one psycho-social claim in my time managing workers compensation and rehabilitation. A female secretary was being harassed and bullied by her female boss. The … [Read more...] about Psycho-social workplace issues
The Psychology of Safety Read more on the Psychology of Safety and Risk by Dr Robert Long and George Robotham Great article by David Carter from his blog Safety Success Extract: It seems that Safety Professionals are perpetually perplexed during incident investigations. When looking at the events … [Read more...] about The Psychology of Safety