When the Target Drives the Method I was in a group at a conference recently where the presenter paraded out statistics on injury rates. We were shown graphs, charts and symbols all paraded in trends … [Read more...] about When the Target Drives the Method
By What Method? One of the strange beliefs of Safety is that the publication of injury statistics invokes change? Ah, how does it do that? Since when did information become motivation? When one … [Read more...] about By What Method?
The Craziness of Injury Goals I used to work for a company that would budget to have a certain number of lost time injuries and fatalities each year. That may seem unconscionable today but it was not … [Read more...] about The Craziness of Injury Goals
The Myth of the Perfect Process by Phil La Duke – first published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/the-myth-of-the-perfect-process/ Phil says: Whether you believe that safety is the … [Read more...] about The Myth of the Perfect Process
Queensland Mining Tragedies – What Could be the Response? We learned recently that Queensland Mining has its worst rate of fatalities in 20 years in 2014-15. … [Read more...] about Mining Tragedies – What Could be the Response?
I’ve got a feeling this isn’t right, but….. By Rob Sams “That’s not an LTI. I’m really concerned about this, and we need to change the report straight away! It’s not good that John had to spend a … [Read more...] about I’ve got a feeling this isn’t right, but…..
Great insight by Keith McCabe – just posted on LinkedIn Pulse Safety then and now, how did we survive? People haven’t really changed that much their perception of safe is really much as it’s always … [Read more...] about Safety then and now, how did we survive?
One of our readers asked if we could republish this poem from July 2012, not sure why but I hope it helps: My First Fatality If I can, for once, be a little serious and compassionate….. A fellow … [Read more...] about My First Fatality