Queensland Mining Tragedies – What Could be the Response? We learned recently that Queensland Mining has its worst rate of fatalities in 20 years in 2014-15. (http://www.internationalcoalnews.com/storyview.asp?storyID=826953720§ion=News§ionsource=s46&aspdsc=yes). Yes, this is … [Read more...] about Mining Tragedies – What Could be the Response?
The Mechanistic Worldview and the Dehumanization of Safety By Dr Rob Long There should be no great surprise to anyone regarding the number of trade offs we have made by accepting the mechanistic worldview of safety. The narrative in safety over recent history has shifted away from humanizing … [Read more...] about The Dehumanization of Safety
Congratulations - we made it - I can't believe it! If you were born before the 90s then you are one of the extraordinary few who has made it this far and you will love this short video. Kids these days are lucky to have the Regulators to protect them! Remember when nobody had ever heard of Risk … [Read more...] about Congratulations-we made it
Do Safety Management Systems Work? By Tom Gardener I guess there are a couple of answers to this question. It depends on what type of safety management system we're talking about and what you want it to achieve. Before looking at these questions it would be useful to describe just what a safety … [Read more...] about Do Safety Management Systems Work?