Shock and Fear in Safety There is a naïve belief in the safety industry that shocking people and the dynamics of fear are effective. We see this in the many ‘horror’ photos and clips in the sector as … [Read more...] about Shock and Fear in Safety
Why Can’t Safety Be A Positive Thing? Last year I had to unsubscribe from quite a few safety newsletters. They were just chock full of disasters, deaths, fines and depressing stories. The latest one … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Positive Safety
Do Scare Tactics Work? We are sometimes tempted to try to shock and scare people into working more safely. The search term “gory accident photos” is one of the most popular search terms used to find … [Read more...] about Do Scare Tactics Work?