Your Words Matter

Your Words Matter By Phil La Duke and first published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/2018/06/30/your-words-matter/ My blog was already written, locked down and in the vault.  My time is at a premium, with a full-time job, two magazine deadlines looming, and a book in post production, so I’m not to inclined to start over fresh with a new …

They’re Only Words….. Aren’t They?

They’re Only Words….. Aren’t They? Republished by request - Check out the new book by Rob Sams “Words provide a voice to our deepest feelings. I tell you, words have started and stopped wars. Words have built and lost fortunes. Words have saved and taken lives. Words have won and lost great kingdoms. Even Buddha …

Three Cheers for the Safety Literalists

Quote from the article: So, when it comes to the law and understanding regulation, words do have meaning, that’s why the word ‘zero’ appears nowhere in legislation, regulation and standards in safety. Somehow safety people seem to think that adding absolutes to the law somehow improves things? However, safety people and organisations will be held …

The safety-fication of everything

The safety-fication of everything An interesting article by Steven Shorrock just posted on the Safety Differently Blog. We have certainly covered this issue many times and in different ways (check out our This Toaster is Hot Page – to see how “safety” has made its way insidiously into every aspect of our work and social …