“When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.” - Nelson Mandela. Another great article by Dr Robert Long to stir the pot! – If you liked this article then you should read the whole series: CLICK HERE. Thanks to James Parkinson from www.safety-consultant.com.au for … [Read more...] about Anxiety and Fear Professionals
The Cult of Opinion in Risk and Safety Andrew Keen (2007, The Cult of the Amateur) describes the noise, ‘digital narcissism’ and the cacophony of social media as deafening the perception of people towards the voices of informed experts and professionals. People are so busy broadcasting themselves … [Read more...] about The Cult of Opinion in Risk and Safety
We published an article this morning about the need to focus on the big picture in relation to organisational culture rather than safety culture (Stop Trying to Create a Safety Culture). Seems that others are thinking along the same lines in relation to taking an holistic approach to organisational … [Read more...] about Be a Safety Zombie – Or make a change to survive
Is There Hope For The OHS Business In Australia? Guest article by George Robotham from www.ohschange.com.au In my nearly 4 decades of involvement in OHS I have helped my employers cope with the aftermath of 13 fatalities and 3 other cases of permanently life altering personnel damage. As a … [Read more...] about Is There Hope For The OHS Business In Australia?
Fuzzy OHS Logic by George Robotham Because they go to work in Australia, 10 people per hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year have their lives permanently altered (Geoff McDonald) Quotable Quote "A health & safety problem can be described by statistics but cannot be … [Read more...] about Fuzzy OHS Logic
Ask a Safety Expert After a number of requests from readers, and given the extensive reach of this blog, we have decided to set up and trial an “ask the expert” page here: ASK AN EXPERT We have assembled some of the world’s most brilliant and experienced health, safety and risk management … [Read more...] about Ask a Safety Expert