Is Risk and Safety Perfectionism a Disorder? A VERY thought provoking article from Dr Rob Long from www.humandymensions.com The quest for absolute certainty and claims for absolute control by advocates of the perfection of zero is the foundation of the absurd claim that ‘all accidents are … [Read more...] about Is Risk and Safety Perfectionism a Disorder?
No Zero - A Bitter Pill to Swallow Despite all the nonsense speak of ‘zero tolerance’ and ‘war on drugs’ it is clear that such strategies cost a fortune and don’t work. Here are some reasons why: · … [Read more...] about No Zero – A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Being sensitive to the language in risk and safety is so important when seeking to understand such things as ethical practice, legal compliance, Psychosocial Safety and risk assessment. As much as safety would like to maintain the delusion of objectivity, there is no objectivity when it comes to … [Read more...] about ALARP is NOT Zero Tolerance, The Key to Psychosocial Health
Sexual Harassment - The Basics Sexual harassment is not just a WHS issue or just about ‘values’ but exposes the weakness of an industry bereft of an Ethic of Risk (https://safetyrisk.net/methodology-and-an-ethic-of-risk/; https://safetyrisk.net/silence-power-and-an-ethic-of-risk/ ). We read … [Read more...] about Sexual Harassment – The Basics
Zero Tolerance: Like Drinking Bleach to Cure a Cold By Jason Maldonado - first published HERE Any time I teach an orientation or introduction course (in any subject) I tell my airplane story. To be fair, that’s actually inaccurate. Because it’s not my story. It’s my mentor Nick’s story … [Read more...] about Zero Tolerance: Like Drinking Bleach to Cure a Cold