21 Safety Engagement Tools & Techniques

Thanks to Mark Taylor from www.safetymatters.co.nz for sending these in. I haven't heard of a few of these but others I have found useful. We still need to realise that no tool is perfect or free of subjectivity and bias see:  When the Safety Tool Becomes the Method. Have you used any of these or …

When the Safety Tool Becomes the Method

When the Safety Tool Becomes the Method When institutionalized tools become enshrined in organizational culture, they are like concrete shoes, they seem to fit but the weight of the problem over time seems only good for getting us quicker to the bottom. What tools am I thinking of? Well, many of the tools we have …

Off the Shelf Take 5 Pocket Books

  Off the Shelf ‘Take 5’ Pocket Books   “Take 5 steps to safety” is a proven method for managing safety and this is an easy-to-use pocket book that assists workers to identify and assess hazards in real time. Developed in conjunction with the Master Plumbers’ and Mechanical Services Association of Australia, it has been …

Scale of the Universe–Cool Tool

Scale of the Universe–Cool Tool Not exactly safety related but this will keep a bored safety professional occupied for hours! Take a break from calculating LTIFR to 3 decimal places and check this out……..Scroll in and out from the smallest known thing (quantum foam? at 0.000000001 yoctometers) to the edge of the observable universe and …

We need calm-onisation with harmonisation

  After all the panic and stress late last year, the harmonisation deadline seems to have come and gone much like Y2K. I don’t have much interest in legislation, in fact, even a healthy disdain for it but here is a quick harmonisation update by State from SJ at the Safety Toolshed We need calm-onisation …