How To Write a Safety Report

How To Write a Safety Report OHS professionals write many reports, read many reports and ask others to prepare reports for them. A major sin is long rambling reports that do not get to the point quickly and succinctly! Prepare succinct reports yourself and make it clear that your expectation is that others do likewise. …

The Art of Humble Inquiry as a Pathway to Safety Improvement

Gab Carlton's first article republished by demand. Seems to be a topic of interest at the moment. With 43 comments, one of our most popular articles.  The message here is so simple yet contradicts orthodox and contemporary safety education, training and practice: “telling is more risky than asking”, "We see ‘asking’ as a ‘weakness’ or …

They’re Only Words….. Aren’t They?

They’re Only Words….. Aren’t They? Republished by request - Check out the new book by Rob Sams “Words provide a voice to our deepest feelings. I tell you, words have started and stopped wars. Words have built and lost fortunes. Words have saved and taken lives. Words have won and lost great kingdoms. Even Buddha …

Latest Breakthrough In Safety Communication and Learning

Latest Breakthrough In Safety Communication and Learning By Barry Spud Safety has finally realised that it needs to be taken seriously and therefore must stop dumbing down the workforce with silly slogans, perfectionist goals and childish, condescending videos. This fun, innovative video “Struck By Mobile Equipment” from WorkSafeBC and recommended by Workcover NSW marks the …

Safety Engagement with Workspace, Headspace and Groupspace

I'm just putting together a presentation on Safety Observations, reread this article by Dr Rob from earlier this year and thought it very worthy of republishing Safety Engagement with Workspace, Headspace and Groupspace – Toward Total Safety Organisation So much of what we do in safety takes its focus on workspace. We call this the …