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
First published here on Phil LaDuke’s BlogPhil says: In safety we are surrounded by people who are looking for simple solutions to complex problems and often these people include safety professionals themselves. In this months post I look at applying Occam's Razor (The simplest explanation is usually the correct one) to incident investigation and find ...… Read the rest of the article
A creative safety initiative but beware of the by-productsVideo of this “life saving” road safety initiative by Samsung has gone viral on Youtube. I can understand that, its a pretty cool idea. However, the number of hits on Youtube or the use of technology to provide a relatively simple solution to a complex problem are ...… Read the rest of the article