Echo Chambers and Thinking About Risk One of the greatest challenges for the any industry is introspection, gazing into its own belly button hoping to find something new. We could call this ‘fortress … [Read more...] about Echo Chambers and Thinking About Risk
When you visit Old Parliament House in Canberra you will see signs telling you not to hold the handrail. (https://www.moadoph.gov.au/). These signs have been put in place because people … [Read more...] about -Ism or -ist, Does it Matter?
The Sickness of Safetyism When I do training and safety people attend there is invariably someone who introduces themselves by the nominal ‘Safety Sam’ or ‘Safety Sally’. This is how they are known … [Read more...] about The Sickness of Safetyism
It’s the –ism That Matters There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be safe but Safetyism is a psychosis (see: The Sickness of Safetyism). There’s nothing wrong with Science but scientism is … [Read more...] about It’s the –ism That Matters
The Safetyization of Normal Life One of the delusions of safetyism is the naive belief that safetyism works for normal fallible people. One of the delusions of Zeroism is the idiocy of speaking … [Read more...] about The Safetyization of Normal Life
A great piece Published by Quillette ( HERE). Some very salient points relevant to WHS. Most are likely to agree with the sentiments in the article. People get weary of walking on political eggshells … [Read more...] about Is Safetyism Destroying a Generation?