In Defence of Risk Heat Maps

This one certainly caught out the Safety Crusaders who proved they don't read much past the headline. Those who understand risk will have a little chuckle.  Written by David Vose and first published here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/defence-risk-heat-maps-david-vose/  In Defence of Risk Heat Maps In recent years, heat maps – a very popular and central tool for the …

Safety Superstitions

Safety Superstitions One of the trade-offs in the limited STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum (https://safetyrisk.net/isnt-it-time-we-reformed-the-whs-curriculum/) in safety is its inability to perceive its own religious trends and superstitions (https://safetyrisk.net/no-evidence-for-the-religion-of-zero/). The strange paradox about blind STEM thinking is that it has fostered the most amazing religiosity and superstitions in culture in the safety industry. …