Enacting Safety? Thanks to Rob Long for this SAFETY reverse acronym (backronym). Compare this to some of the more traditional ones below and it’s no wonder they say that safety is 30 years behind other disciplines….. Image source: … [Read more...] about Safety Acronym
The Crazy Words of Health and Safety
The Crazy Words of Health and Safety Mark Taylor recently started another very interesting discussion on the LinkedIn Forum OHS Professionals Australia: The Crazy Words of Health and Safety. Mark recently told me that he had purposely deleted all the stuff collected after 25 years in the Safety … [Read more...] about The Crazy Words of Health and Safety
Measurement and Psychosocial Safety
If you ask the wrong questions, you collect the wrong data Rather than measure what we value, we seem to value what we can measure - Unknown Generalisations are always problematic, because there are always exceptions. However, it is sometimes handy to use generalisations like a story, to … [Read more...] about Measurement and Psychosocial Safety
Arrogant Safety Professionals Take Note!
I always have a chuckle when safety people try to make out they are so clever and above everyone else by putting all these stupid letters after their names. Blokes on site have a great time making up derogatory interpretations of those acronyms – particularly juicy letters like F, W, C, S & P … [Read more...] about Arrogant Safety Professionals Take Note!