Safety Never Sleeps: Creating A Culture of Vigilance
By Phil La Duke first published Here: Safety Never Sleeps: Creating A Culture of VigilanceCreating a safety culture is all the rage today, and whether you are a snake oil shyster or an organizational psychologist working in safety everyone seems to agree that we need to create cultures ...… Read the rest of the article
Article by Phil LaDuke on his blog: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/Phil says: If we focus too much on the moral "correctness" of worker safety we risk losing credibility with the business community. Safety has to be more than a quasi-religion. In this week’s post I explore the rise of the safety theocracy.
The Rise of the Safety Theocracy
“You’d be ...… Read the rest of the article
How To Safely Pick Up Chicks – spot the hazards
By colourful veteran safety crusader, Barry Spud.When I received the email with this subject line I almost didn't bother opening it. I have never had a problem with the ladies. We all know that women want a man with a good sense of safety, one who ...… Read the rest of the article
What ISN’T Safety?
If you think safety is zero harm then is love just zero hate?There is quite an active discussion happening on a LinkedIn Forum (The Safety EHS OHS Group) at the moment in response to the question “What is Safety...define safety in only 2 words”. SEE IT HERE. You will see that it’s not ...… Read the rest of the article
What Can ‘Safety’ Learn From a Rock?
I live in Australia, a country inhabited by people from many cultures, a country with a strong indigenous history and a country with a geography that is well summed up by poet Dorothea Mackellar in her poem My Country;
“I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ...… Read the rest of the article
Great Quote To Think About In The Context Of Safety At Work
This is a famous quote by Sir Thomas More from his book “Utopia”, written in 1516. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utopia_(book). It was also quoted in the film “Ever After – A Cinderella Story”The quote struck a chord with me in the context of how we treat ...… Read the rest of the article