The Colour of Safety

The Colour of Safety It’s been a while since I bought a set of colouring pencils, but I bought a set this week. Oh, you say, that’s not unusual, you probably bought them for your grandchildren? Actually, I bought them, for myself. You will see at the end of this blog what is unique about the ...… Read the rest of the article

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Not a new BIG idea

Not a new BIG idea Just read an enjoyable article Posted by Loren Murray on the Safety Differently Blog. This is by no means a new concept and I don’t know why it required the involvement of a University to trial and implement but the outcome and the learnings are the important bit. I discovered this ...… Read the rest of the article

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When You Don’t Know About Safety Hire a Marketing Agency

When You Don’t Know About Safety Hire a Marketing Agency It seems to be the trend that when you don’t know about safety you engage a marketing agency. This is certainly the case with Melbourne Metro (Dumb Ways to Die) and with Worksafe ACT (Hazardman). The real problem with agencies that don’t know safety is that ...… Read the rest of the article

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Process driven or People driven? What’s your Focus?

Process driven or People driven? What’s your Focus? I had the privilege last weekend to be with a family grieving for one of their family members, Margaret, in ICU. I was sitting with them beside her as she fought for her life. At first I found myself being an observer. I sat back and took it ...… Read the rest of the article

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Jerry won the safety award (but he didn’t do anything!)

Jerry won the safety award (but he didn’t do anything!) I was at a family gathering recently and got talking to Jerry who I hadn’t spoken with for a while. We chatted about our work and he asked whether I was still in ‘safety’. I said no, that’s not what I do anymore: (I’m Not that ...… Read the rest of the article

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Social Psychology Challenge

Social Psychology Challenge I have a real life social psychology challenge that is causing me some grief………..its not directly related to workplace safety and risk but the principles are similar and I believe that successful strategies in this scenario would be even more effective and successful in a work environment, particularly in safety and risk. I’d ...… Read the rest of the article

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Its a Safety Requirement

It's a Safety Requirement! For some years now the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has had a Safety Myth Busters Challenge Panel - their mission is to expose stories about ridiculous decisions taken, wrongly, in the name of health and safety. Visit their website. You may also like this recent article: Safety First or Just in ...… Read the rest of the article

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Statistics   Lies or science?

Statistics - Lies or science? First article by our newest Awesome Author, Wynand Serfontein, who says: “After reading some of the comments on the posts of the last few months, I observed a possible lack of understanding about measurement, statistics and predictions.  I thought it would be prudent to try and clarify the mystique surrounding statistics ...… Read the rest of the article

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The New Leadership – Risk and Safety

The New Leadership – Risk and Safety Dr Rob explains the what his new book “Following-Leading in Risk” is all about. Download Section 1 of “Following-Leading in Risk" Free (# downloads): To win a FREE COPY of the book CLICK HERE To attend the book launch CLICK HERE   A number of people have been asking about the new book, ...… Read the rest of the article

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Safety and Risk Snippets

Safety and Risk Snippets -  a few interesting recent safety and risk articles from the WWW The Importance of Discipline By Phil LaDuke Safety professionals take great pains to engage workers in safety. While it’s true that engaged workers tend to be more concerned about the safety of the workplace worker engagement can only take us so far. ...… Read the rest of the article

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