Safe As We Want To Be

In Phil’s latest article he discusses the paradox of too much safety being harmful. To quote 2 of James Reason’s Safety Paradox’s: “Defences, barriers and safeguards not only protect a system, they can also cause its catastrophic breakdown” and  “Many organisations seek to limit the variability of human action, primarily to minimise error, but it …

The Illusion Of Opposites

Another article by Paul Nieuwoudt,  Author of:  Zero Harm and a Peasant in 16th Century Europe and Another side to the story The Illusion Of Opposites A number of recent postings have explained that the words we use can be very powerful in shaping our thoughts and perceptions e.g. They’re only words aren't they?. This lead …