A Classic Old Safety Video

A Classic Old Safety Video There is absolutely nothing politically correct about this classic old safety video from the 1960’s! Unfortunately, it seems, that PC is the only thing that has changed in the last 50 years! You will marvel at the Safety Engineer at work, deciding what is unsafe and saving our “pretty soft …

The Dehumanization of Safety

The Mechanistic Worldview and the Dehumanization of Safety By Dr Rob Long There should be no great surprise to anyone regarding the number of trade offs we have made by accepting the mechanistic worldview of safety. The narrative in safety over recent history has shifted away from humanizing people to the continued process of dehumanizing …

Predicting Earthquakes and the Fear of Uncertainty

Predicting Earthquakes and the Fear of Uncertainty Guest Post by Dr Rob Long – Scary Stuff!!!! Enjoy the rest of his work: click here The news this week that 6 scientists received goal sentences (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/23/italian-scientist-earthquake-condemns-court) for not communicating effectively about risk should send a shiver up the spine of anyone interested in risk and safety. …