One of the sad aspects of zero language and discourse are its by-products. The only trajectory of zero and its tandem fixations, numeric and metrics, is to demonize humans as the enemy of safety. … [Read more...] about And the Enemy of Safety is? … Humans!
Letting Go of Safety, Differently Criticisms of the work of Robert Long and the Social Psychology of Risk (and “Safety Differently”), by people obviously frustrated with orthodox safety (Safety … [Read more...] about Letting Go of Safety, Differently
Do we Need a Different Way of Being in Safety? There are many people working in Safety who seek a ‘different’ way of engaging with others, and rightly so. The current policing and patrolling … [Read more...] about Do we Need a Different Way of Being in Safety?
Safety Differently–The Movie My perception of 'Safety Differently' is that it involves a systematic approach to humanising overly bureaucratic systems – I just cant see how it can be radically … [Read more...] about Safety Differently–The Movie
Critical Thinking and Questioning in Safety Great to read a piece on the Safety Differently site that situates systems within a social and societal context (Thinking Differently about incident … [Read more...] about Critical Thinking and Questioning in Safety
How many band-aids are covering up your festering safety system? Great article by Trinette Jaeschke first published here on her Safety Mentor Blog Some extracts: Resilience: Is it missing in … [Read more...] about Resilience: Is it missing in safety?
Zero Harm is dead, long live ……whatever comes next Brilliant article by Kevin Jones First published here Zero Harm was an enormously popular motivational aim for OHS. It originated as a response … [Read more...] about Has Zero Harm Sown The Seeds of its Own Destruction?
World’s 3rd Largest Construction Company Dumps Zero Mantra When they launched ‘Mission Zero’ in 2010 it seemed that Laing O’Rourke were about to become one of the world’s largest safety companies - … [Read more...] about World’s 3rd Largest Construction Company Dumps Zero