Safety Doesn’t Need Military Language
One of my favourite books on learning is by Donald N. Michael ‘Learning to Plan and Planning to Learn’. Michaels is one of the great education philosophers up there with the likes of Parker J. Palmer, Buber, Ellul, Claxton, Robinson, Maclaren, Illich and Friere. Michaels is the best in articulating how ...… Read the rest of the article
Biases and Perceptions in SafetyThanks to John Wettstein from Safety Strategies for sending this in.Have a read of the story and reflect (see reflection makes sense) on how this message may apply in the workplace, particularly in regards to risk and safety.Why does this happen? Here are a few reasons:In his book “Risk Makes Sense” ...… Read the rest of the article
Is Safety a Choice You Make?
One of the things safety seems good at doing is developing illogical slogans and sayings. Some examples are: ‘all accidents are preventable’ and ‘safety is no accident’. The trouble is what we say affects the thinking of others and sets cultural agenda. Half of this silly stuff comes from people ...… Read the rest of the article