The Last Stick Wasn’t Big Enough

The Last Stick Wasn’t Big Enough Article by Rob Long in response to a recent newspaper article about the need for more vigilance and compliance!!!! We hear a great deal in the safety industry about compliance and coercion but so little about creative solutions with a sense of imagination. Every time there is another event …

Safety – Learning by Doing and Learning by Theory

Safety - Learning by Doing and Learning by Theory I get amazed at the number of times I read safety people parading ‘dumb down’ as a badge of honour. This constant envy (or whatever) of academic learning versus practical learning seems more accentuated in the safety industry than any other I have encountered. There is …

The 5 B’s of Safety Conversion

In his latest article Dr Robert Long looks briefly at each one of the commonly attempted conversion methods to see if the attempted method at the psychology of conversion works. I can think of a 6th B – and it always baffles brains! You should also read the whole series by Rob: CLICK HERE. I …

Confined Space Simulator Training Trailer

Check out this Brilliant Idea - Confined Space Simulator Training Trailer In early 2009 a request from a training provider in Tasmania was received by WestCoast Trailers to supply a mobile special purpose training trailer. The concept was put into plan and built to specification for use as a Confined Space Simulator Training Trailer with …

Titanic Changes within the Health and Safety Industry

Titanic Changes within the Health and Safety Industry in the UK Guest Post The centenary of the sinking of the Titanic gained a lot of publicity and a fair amount of reminiscences.  Among some of the more interesting facts to come to light were those relating to the workers on the liner.  In those days …