Beware the Tossers from the Office Guest post by Rob Sams – some real feedback from the coalface – ignore it at your own peril! I was on a plane home this week. It had been a long week, a lot of meetings, writing reports and, I was looking forward to getting home. Unfortunately, the plane was … [Read more...] about Beware the Tossers from the Office
In our preoccupation with technology, systems, checklists and legislation I trust we don’t lose sight of the most powerful instrument we have to manage risk – the simple but effective, safety conversation. Now whilst having a conversation is simple, it’s not simplistic. It is however, our greatest … [Read more...] about Safety Conversation Essentials – 20 Tips
Just Toolbox it! ‘Just Toolbox it!’ How often have you heard this term in risk and safety? It seems to be the key way we address safety concerns including incidents, hazards, a ‘safety alert’ or a ‘safety share’ As the name suggests, the ‘Toolbox Talk’ (also known as the ‘pre-start chat’, the … [Read more...] about Just Toolbox it!
Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions - Free Downloads!! I was recently requested to help an organization with their onsite induction, toolbox and presentations. So, the first thing I requested back was what they were currently doing. I wonder how surprised you would be if I told you … [Read more...] about Skills in Presentations, Toolbox and Inductions
Spot the Safety Hazards - What is Wrong With These Safety Photos? Each issue of WorkSafe™ Magazine includes a safety photo that has been staged to show a number of hazards or potentially dangerous work practices. The online version is highly interactive and includes ability to place pins and … [Read more...] about Spot the Hazards – What is Wrong With These Safety Photos?
Heaps of Free Safety Presentations and Safety Training Resources Looking for a specific topic or just some ideas for your next safety chat or toolbox talk?, these are great resources from https://wellnessproposals.com - they have been provided to them by United States Naval Safety Center. The … [Read more...] about Free Safety Presentations
Seven Essential Safety Reminders How much more interesting and effective would your Safety Noticeboard be if this was front and centre? Thanks to Dr Rob Long from www.spor.com.au DOWNLOAD A FULL SIZE POSTER: [download id="92421"] … [Read more...] about Seven Essential Safety Reminders
Take 5 for Safety: Five Minute Daily Safety Meetings There are a few ways to Take 5 for safety: You could take five minutes to do a safety drill or take five minutes to surprise an employee with a safety pop quiz. You may also wish to take five minutes out of every monthly meeting to address a … [Read more...] about Take 5 for Safety: Five Minute Daily Safety Meetings
Is Safety “a few tools short of a toolbox”? Guest post by one of the USA based students in The Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (CLLR) online program https://cllr.com.au/online-courses-overseas-students/ Collective mindfulness is an acceptance of equivocality; understanding that all … [Read more...] about Is Safety “a few tools short of a toolbox”?
Toolbox Talk Show – PPE Sarah Jane (The Safety Nerd) is making a series of videos and podcasts covering some of the basic fundamentals of safety. This is the first one (below) and you will be able to see them all here: http://www.riskologyconsulting.com.au/podcast SJ has also been blogging for … [Read more...] about Toolbox Talk Show–PPE