More ‘Edgework’ – Parkour

More ‘Edgework’ – Parkour   As Safety continues to develop greater risk aversion across the workplace, increasing paperwork and greater focus on minutia (World Congress Zero Vision), many outside of work are concerned that we are learning less about managing risk. Particularly as the ideology of zero vision trickles down to raising children and schooling …

Snap, Crackle, Pop. That’s the Sound we Love to Hear

Snap, Crackle, Pop. That’s the Sound we Love to Hear Rice Krispies were first released by Kellogg in 1928, and introduced in Australia as Rice Bubbles. The breakfast cereal is made of ‘crisped’ rice (toasted rice). The marketing that accompanied the launch of Rice Bubbles was associated with the sound of crackling as the milk …

Release the Safety Monster and Wreck a Good TV Show

There are calls by the safety zealots to have TV DIY Shows ensure they set a good safety example (compliance is the most commonly used word) – Dr Rob Long responds: Release the Safety Monster and Wreck a Good TV Show I'm not much of a fan of reality TV shows especially the home renovation …

Want to Make things Safer – Take More Risks

Many Safety People may feel confronted or uncomfortable with this notion given that they are mostly inherently risk averse. Recent Blog By Phil LaDuke highlights the need to embrace risk, benchmark, experiment and stop doing the same old, re-branded stuff in order to achieve improvement  – see it here: Want to Make things Safer? Take …