Six Tips to Improve Your Safety Conversations

Six Tips to Improve Your Safety Conversations Whilst discussion and conversation is well intentioned it is also important to ensure that our discourse promotes effective safety culture. Read more of Rob's enlightening and most of the time controversial (only because they challenge our age old thinking and training) articles HERE. I also highly recommend his …

Critical Safety Reflection or thinking about stuff

Critical Safety Reflection or thinking about stuff By the late George Robotham  This brief article was prompted by an excellent paper in the Central Alberta Well Services Corporation, Safety Newsletter, Vol2, Issue 6 by Mark Sanborn, www.marksanborn.com  titled “Think like a leader and lead like a thinker” Action Learning There is a large body of …

The Repression of Uncertainty

I recently republished this on Linkedin Pulse where it inspired some very positive comments, be sure to check out the 20 keys to maturing in safety leadership at the end of the article: If you are a Parent, a Partner, a Leader or a Safety Person then you have learned, the hard way, that people cannot be controlled, …

I Wish I Had Thought of That

I Wish I Had Thought of That by Robert Sams I was recently talking with someone in the childcare industry who shared their experiences about health and safety, in particular risk assessments. They were frustrated, so much paperwork, bureaucracy and time spent on a process that seemed to be all about covering backsides. I hear …

Jargon-less Safety Talk

Jargon-less safety talk Recent article by Trinette Jaeschke on the Your safety Mentor blog. A little extract: We have our own language in safety.  In fact, even different industries have their own safety words.  Are these acronyms familiar to you? SWMS, JSA, OHS, WHS, WHSMS, SMS, ALARP, KPI, HAZOP, LOTO, EWP, HSR What about these safety words….  …