Republished by request and now with accompanying video (at end of article). This article was referenced in the must read new book: Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk (follow that link for a really cool video on the myths of safety paperwork) Quote from the article: The denial … [Read more...] about Binary Opposites and Safety Goal Strategy
Unless the safety community are prepared to be a bit more sophisticated and less simplistic about goal setting we will continue to fuel scepticism via non-sense prevention goals like zero harm, rather than safety promotion in the workplace. Understanding Safety Goals ‘Rather than measure what we … [Read more...] about Understanding Safety Goals
Safety Leadership Essentials A friend showed me a four day course they had to attend for their company titled ‘Safety Leadership’. As I looked through the materials I couldn’t see anything I thought resembled ‘leadership’ in safety. The course was cover to cover with the fundamentals of … [Read more...] about Safety Leadership Essentials
FOR THE LOVE OF ZERO, THE SAFETY GOAL WAS LOST DOWNLOAD THIS BOOK FREE HERE: https://safetyrisk.net/for-the-love-of-zero-now-free-to-download/ This was one of the entries, sent in by Cip Corva, for our recent “For The Love of Zero Contest”. I thought it was brilliant and worthy of its own post … [Read more...] about FOR THE LOVE OF ZERO, THE SAFETY GOAL WAS LOST
A Better Safety Goal Than Zero Harm? Its that time of year again – To all the regular readers and commenters on this blog I would like to wish you all a Very Merry Xmas. To those of you who really don't like much of what you read here I’d like to wish you a Zero Misery Xmas (I chose the image just … [Read more...] about A Better Safety Goal Than Zero Harm?
Debunking the Myth of The Inevitability of Injuries Like this? More of Phil’s work here Recently I wrote a blog article that defending, ostensibly, zero-injury goals; it was a ruse, a bait and switch, a verbal slight of a hand. It’s not that I wanted to mislead anyone, not really. I meant the … [Read more...] about Debunking the Myth of The Inevitability of Injuries
5 Top Project Management Tips guest post Every good business owner knows that the key to success lies in effective project management. Unfortunately, not every business owner possesses the skills to lead a project and see it through to the end. Project management is a skill that is learned … [Read more...] about 5 Top Project Management Tips
George Robotham reflects back over the changes, or lack there of, in the last 11 years. Comments and criticisms are bound be many and are totally encouraged. Be warned, no punches have been pulled! Quote: “Many of the people who work in OHS are strongly locked into traditional approaches and have … [Read more...] about OHS 2012 Where Are We Now?