I wonder what you have learned during Covid-19? Many people are talking about what they have ‘learned’ under Covid and that’s great. It’s good to hear people talk about appreciation of others, … [Read more...] about The Covid-19 Lesson
Ravetz in the foreword to Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World, A Mind of One’s Own talks about ‘post-normal science’, ‘box-ticking culture’ and the ‘poverty of normal science’. He sets … [Read more...] about Zero as Morally Wicked
‘Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life’. Genesis 3:17 How Safety defines hurt or harm is a huge issue for the industry. … [Read more...] about Tackling the Reality of Harm
New Year Safety Trade-Offs and By-Products Hassan Vally introduces us to the concept of ‘microlives’ (http://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e8223) which attempts to measure the life value of directions … [Read more...] about New Year Safety Trade-Offs and By-Products
SIA has a Bet ‘Each Way’ on Zero Following in the wake of the Vision Zero spectacle at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 the SIA decided to release a statement on Zero on 20 … [Read more...] about SIA has a Bet ‘Each Way’ on Zero
The Tension of Opposites and Binaries in Risk We are all familiar with the symbol of the Ying/Yang - the meshing of black and white into each other signifying the merging of the two. We observe in … [Read more...] about The Tension of Opposites and Binaries in Risk
Safety is the Wrong Anchor We are all shaped by starting points, what Jung called Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions (SDICs). SDIC is sometimes known as the 'butterfly effect'. This is the … [Read more...] about Safety is the Wrong Anchor
Do we really need “One More” safety brand? I have just been reading an article by Kevin Jones of a “new model” of safety that the consulting firm Ernst & Young are about to launch onto the safety … [Read more...] about Do we really need “One More” safety brand?
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 … [Read more...] about Zero Unsafe Acts or Zero Accidents?
For the Love of Zero Competition We have a number of copies of Dr Rob Long’s book to give away. (read more about the book here) All you have to do is send us either a story about where zero harm is … [Read more...] about For the Love of Zero Competition