Why Do We Love Stupid Safety Photos? In the world of safety management, why do we find it so appealing to watch videos or photos of people committing unsafe acts and doing stupid things at home or work. We safety management professionals laugh at photos on free sites like www.safetyphoto.co.uk. … [Read more...] about Why Do We Love Stupid Safety Photos
You Should Actively Encourage Poor Safety in the Workplace
I was asked recently for something different that could be done for a safety awareness session. I referred the person to this article from about 5 years ago - they tried it and apparently it worked brilliantly! What do you reckon? When it was first published many years ago (I cringe at some of … [Read more...] about You Should Actively Encourage Poor Safety in the Workplace
Safety Photos and Images of Unsafe Acts
Safety Photos and Images of Unsafe Acts We know how much you all like to look at pictures of unsafe acts and stupid safety photos (click here to find out why?) so we added another page of links to the best safety images sites on the net. IF YOU LOVE STUPID AND SILLY SAFETY SIGNS THEN PLEASE VISIT … [Read more...] about Safety Photos and Images of Unsafe Acts
Zero Unsafe Acts or Zero Accidents?
Zero Unsafe Acts or Zero Accidents? There is currently a LinkedIn group discussion (HERE) raging in response to the question: “What are your thoughts about the whole " Zero Accidents" concept? I do not buy into it and it would be great to learn other people's thoughts” You can imagine the … [Read more...] about Zero Unsafe Acts or Zero Accidents?
It’s Projection, You Bloody Idiot!
It’s Projection, You Bloody Idiot! Guest post by Dr Rob Long – see more of his articles HERE I urge you to check out his book “For the Love of Zero” So often when people don’t understand behaviour they attribute blame to idiocy. This is a tidy technique for not needing to understand or work hard … [Read more...] about It’s Projection, You Bloody Idiot!
Deconstructing Safety and Humans
Deconstructing Safety and Humans Another article by Dr Rob Long – only for the thinking Safety Professional! See more of Rob’s work here. Do yourself a big favour check out his book here. For some reason people in the safety business seem to love reducing things to the most simple (and sometimes … [Read more...] about Deconstructing Safety and Humans
Great Source for Safety Photos
Great Source for Safety Photos SAFTENG.net is a great source of safety photos and pictures. For many years they have been famous for publishing their annual “safety shockers” and bodgie scaffolding. Of course they also have a lot of other great safety engineering stuff. VISIT THEIR SITE … [Read more...] about Great Source for Safety Photos
Safety and Human Error
Safety and Human Error George’s Safety Reflections – classic post by the late George Robotham When you pick up the newspaper and listen to the television or radio you will find terms like driver error, human error and pilot error used frequently as if this was the definitive reason why … [Read more...] about Safety and Human Error
Most Funny Safety Fails Photos
Most Funny? Safety Fails Photos I am not entirely sure what is so funny about these or why the voyeurs inside of us cannot get enough of them, in fact they really are quite sad. The fact that many of the people in these photos have been aware of and tried to do the right thing (or keep the boss … [Read more...] about Most Funny Safety Fails Photos
Safety Myths by the late George Robotham One important factor that influences how OHS is managed is the attitudes and pre-conceptions of those leading the charge. This paper explores beliefs, philosophies, concepts and attitudes and suggests some common ideas may be incorrect or unhelpful, … [Read more...] about Safety Myths