What Do Safety Signs Do To Us? I was strolling thru the Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane when I noticed a sign, hastily fastened to a post with cable ties. I have my own thoughts on the trajectory, effectiveness and by-products of these signs – I'm interested to hear yours? These are going … [Read more...] about What Do Safety Signs Do To Us?
The Importance of Health and Safety Signs at Work Probably best to read this post first: What Do Safety Signs Do to Us? One of the biggest tasks faced in ensuring good health and safety practice is the communication of information. It is vital that everyone concerned understands risks and how they … [Read more...] about The Importance of Health and Safety Signs at Work
What are Your Secret Messages in Safety? We say and sign many things in safety often only thinking about their overt meaning. It’s not that often that people consider the unconscious level of their communications and what are the by-products, trade offs and trajectory in messages. If the language … [Read more...] about What are Your Secret Messages in Safety?
Sensemaking and Signs A while ago I wrote an article titled “It’s All in the Sign”. On reflection it is interesting that it generated two different lines of thought. The one line was about non-conscious communication and not overloading our minds and how that is helpful in us managing our everyday … [Read more...] about Sensemaking and Signs
Beware of The Tree – Tree? What Tree? The latest addition to our “This Toaster is Hot” page – our collection of signage by over zealous, over controlling and obviously superior Safety People pointing out the bleeding obvious. Of course this could be some rare breed of yellow ringed trunk tree … [Read more...] about Beware of The Tree
Safety Sign of the Times In Case of Fire Exit Building Before Tweeting About It! … [Read more...] about Safety Sign of the Times
3 Cool Notices I Noticed This Morning Spotted these different but slightly refreshing signs on a trip to the “Sunshine” Coast this morning: Oh and I heard a few new puns: My friend has a Butler who only has left Arm – serves him right! I once dated a girl named Simile – Dunno why I Metaphor! I got a … [Read more...] about 3 Cool Notices I Noticed This Morning
When And Where to Display Safety Signs in Your Warehouse Guest Post Darryl Philbin can be seen in many episodes of "The Office" trying to maintain productivity and safety in the warehouse he runs at Dunder Mifflin. One would think that office manager Michael Scott would be supportive of Darryl's … [Read more...] about When And Where to Display Safety Signs in Your Warehouse
It’s Time to Get Retro in Your Road Safety Guest Post The use of signs on our roads has become extremely important for safety purposes, especially around schools, construction sites, and areas where a large number of pedestrians typically congregate. However, these signs need to be visible to … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Get Retro in Your Road Safety
Safety Signage Overkill We’ve always tried to convince our clients that too many signs are a bad thing and can make the workplace, car park etc a more dangerous place. These images illustrate my point. With too many distractions and too much information from signage to process, people tend to miss … [Read more...] about The Signs are Obvious