Regulation Madness

Regulation Madness I saw the Conference topic ‘Regulating Workplace Culture’  and thought, you can’t make up such bat crazy stuff. In what universe of sensible thought could one possibly think that culture can be regulated. You might as well assert… Read the rest

By What Method?

By What Method? One of the strange beliefs of Safety is that the publication of injury statistics invokes change? Ah, how does it do that? Since when did information become motivation? When one looks at the many promises made in… Read the rest

Transdisciplinary Safety

Transdisciplinary Safety In the latest issue of The Risk Magazine  in the Future of Risk Edition (No. 3 March 2018, p.44) I argued that the future of risk must embrace transdisciplinarity (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transdisciplinarity ). It is interesting that the binary view… Read the rest

Safety as Policing

Safety as Policing One of the principle factors recognized by the World Congress on Safety 2017 was the problem of ‘safety as policing’. The Congress recognized that the strategy of ‘policing’ doesn’t work and is ineffective (p.10). It states: ‘The… Read the rest