This Is Not A Blog About Gun Violence

This Is Not A Blog About Gun Violence By Phil La Duke and first published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2018/02/19/this-is-not-a-blog-about-gun-violence/ This won’t be a blog about gun violence or school shootings. While these things are horrific and the subject of heated blame throwing and debate, this is a worker safety blog and while I sometimes go off on …

The Different Levels of Wrongness!

First published exactly 2 years and some current worldwide event reminded me of it. Anybody seen any Olympic style wrongness? No second chance for breaking a start early must be devastating?  The Different Levels of Wrongness! Mahiedine Mehkissi-Benabbad thought he was winning a 3,000m steeplechase at the European athletics championships but instead he was slugged with …

Are You Creating an ‘Obeyience Culture’?

Are You Creating an ‘Obeyience Culture’? When I started consulting in risk and safety, people would regularly contact me and ask “are we meeting our legal requirements?” or “are we doing all we need to do, ‘under the law’”. Consulting in risk and safety seems to attract these questions, and people expect that this is …