What to Say Instead Of Be Careful

What to Say Instead Of Be Careful Not often you find gems on Linkedin (see poster below) and this is juxtaposed lately with posts about 10 Golden Rules and “who’s to blame” videos. Most legislation requires consultation with the work force and those actually exposed to the risks – many seem to think this means …

Unthinkable

Unthinkable As we listen to the responses to the Australian Cricket team ball tampering affair we hear that most people think that the team was thinking rationally about cheating. Many attribute the work of conspiracy to the issue as if the senior players ‘planned’ rationally to cheat. Only a few understand the powerful influence of …

Risk Intelligence, Thinking and Decision Making

Risk Intelligence, Thinking and Decision Making A recent article by Dylan Evans (Risk Intelligence) in October 2016 rightly challenges the construct of Kahneman (Thinking fast and Slow). Evans states: ‘This is fine as far as it goes, but it leaves a crucial third kind of thinking out of the picture. This is the meditative, creative …

Critical Thinking and Questioning in Safety

Critical Thinking and Questioning in Safety Great to read a piece on the Safety Differently site that situates systems within a social and societal context (Thinking Differently about incident investigations). One of the strange things about the tradition of safety is its maintenance of the myth of objectivity, particularly in investigations. Benner’s piece helps us …