Refer also to: The Arse-Covering Myth Swimming Up Stream and the Safe Work Method Statement Dilemma I was with an organisation this week that was being inspected by the regulator. The regulator had the unenviable task of assessing whether this organisation was appropriately managing … [Read more...] about Swimming Up Stream and the SWMS Dilemma
The Safety Generalist
The Safety Generalist by from Phil La Duke from his regular column in fabricating and metalworking online magazine. More of his Fabricating and metalworking articles can be found here: Phil La Duke Before there can be any discussion about specializing within a particular area of safety, it … [Read more...] about The Safety Generalist
People are our greatest assets, not paperwork
People are our greatest assets, not paperwork If you have been following this blog for even a little while you would have realised that I am definitely not a proponent of focusing purely on legislative compliance, reliance on technology, convoluted systems producing reams of paper work that nobody … [Read more...] about People are our greatest assets, not paperwork
Do Safety Management Systems Work?
Do Safety Management Systems Work? By Tom Gardener I guess there are a couple of answers to this question. It depends on what type of safety management system we're talking about and what you want it to achieve. Before looking at these questions it would be useful to describe just what a safety … [Read more...] about Do Safety Management Systems Work?
Safe Work Method Statements now available from SAI Global
Safe Work Method Statements now available from SAI Global UPDATE –11-12-12 Just read a very interesting commentary by Kevin Jones on his SafetyAtWorkBlog: He writes: On 30 November 2012, SAI Global announced a commercial arrangement with SafetyCulture for the sale of generic Safe Work … [Read more...] about Safe Work Method Statements now available from SAI Global