Safety Leadership: Enabler, Excuse or Doing Harm?

Latest must read by WHS Lawyer Greg Smith – first published here Safety Leadership: Enabler, Excuse or Doing Harm? I do not think that there is any serious view suggesting that “leadership” is not an important, if not the most important driver of safety performance.  One of the main findings from a 2002 review of …

Where is Safety Leadership Headed?

The Pain of Reporting…article by Paul Nieuwoudt (first published here: http://leadership-observer.com/index.php/blog/where-is-safety-leadership-headed) – raises some interesting questions about our current approach to our safety management and incident reporting systems. More of Paul’s articles: Imperfections and Humble Enquiry – A Great Team Zero Harm and A Peasant in 16th Century Europe Another side to the story The …

The All Knowing Perfect Safety Specialist

The All Knowing Perfect Safety Specialist By James Parkinson from www.safety-consultant.com.au Just for the record, someone challenged me to write this. It’s just great to have a mentor and they do not know how much they are mentoring me or if they even know they are my mentor. Thanks. I was on a job a …

Safety Leadership

Safety Leadership is not the Basics – 20 Suggestions of Where to Start A very popular one from the archives When you do a search on the internet for 'safety leadership' the first hit that comes up is a QLD Government handout, a ‘toolkit for safety leadership’ Can you imagine what the zero harm state …

The Future for Safety Professionals and Leaders

Just found this interesting article Posted by Marie-Claire Ross - HERE Other similar resources: Advice for New and Aspiring Safety Professionals Skills, Advice and Tips for Experienced Safety Leaders The Future for the Safety Professional   In the Industrial age, factories in the western world broke down tasks into smaller tasks so that low paid, …