Risk and Safety Maturity There are many programs which advertise about ‘safety leadership’ and ‘safety culture’ but advocate little more than tightening up systems, vigilance in policing and raising penalties for non-compliance. Whilst systems, policing and compliance are important, they are not … [Read more...] about Risk and Safety Maturity
FREE 216 page ebook – “Guidance for the beginning OHS professional” – by the late Safety Legend George Robotham UPDATE: Over 10,000 copies already sent out and the positive feedback has been overwhelming – this encouraged George to write another 6 before he passed away suddenly and way too soon! … [Read more...] about FREE ebook – Guidance for the beginning OHS professional
Safety First is a Joke? It does seem that Safety People have become the butt of a lot of jokes lately. Happened to me just yesterday when, at a social function, I was asked the inevitable “so Dave what do you do?”. Before I could answer: “I’m a Risk Engineer” or “I’m a Loss Control Consultant”, my … [Read more...] about Safety First is a Joke
is it do as I say or say as I do? Do Safety People switch off when they get home? A simple but interesting and new discussion and reality check on the Work Health Safety Leadership Forum on LinkedIn You might also enjoy: Safety “Professionals” Behaving Badly Just a question: Do we practice … [Read more...] about is it do as I say or say as I do?
Despite the the new efficiency afforded by technology it seems to be making us less effective? Are You a Safety Person or a Desk Jockey sighhhh.... who remembers the good old days? no email, no mobile phones, no internet, nothing to do except go and meet face to face and chew the fat. Visit to the … [Read more...] about Are You a Safety Person or a Desk Jockey
Small Safety Business Success By the late George Robotham Must have passion for products & customers Must have continuous customer feedback Test / pilot product with customers Do not expect any thanks Never take your eye off the ball Adequate is not adequate Have a positive … [Read more...] about 93 Tips for a Small Safety Business
Educators and Corporate Agendas Misaligned in OHS Press Release - Educators and Corporate Agendas Misaligned in OHS 19 February 2012 Universities cannot keep up with the demand for workplace safety professionals, a survey released today has revealed. As corporate Australia struggles to … [Read more...] about Educators and Corporate Agendas Misaligned in OHS
Insanity rules, ok? Guest Post by Louisa Chesswas Harmonised workplace health and safety can be likened to a building. The legislation, regulations, codes of practice, standards and guidelines are the bricks. The mortar tentatively holding it all together is the WHS practitioner who must somehow … [Read more...] about Insanity rules, ok?