I Have the Power, I’m a Safety Hero

I Have the Power, I’m a Safety Hero I try to avoid attending safety conferences as much as I can as I find them depressing and lacking vision. Each time I am compelled to go I am never surprised by the kind of delusional stuff believed by the industry. The worst is the myth of …

The Mythic Symbology of Safety

The Mythic Symbology of Safety One of the strange contradictions in the world of safety is between the positivist materialist paradigm that dominates the WHS curriculum/texts and the mythic symbology that dominates safety discourse about the activity of enacting safe-work. How strange that one should use language and images associated with the mythology of Greek …

Safety Craziness This Month

Safety Craziness This Month Some pretty crazy safety stuff has landed in my inbox so far this month. There is always a steady trickle, but for some reason, this month has been a little bit special. These two were my favourites: Where Are the Safety Heroes? To quote the from this article from Safeopedia’s Newsletter: …