Some great advice from Dr Rob Long from www.humandymensions.com.
See also: Making Objects Safe or People Safe (Dr Rob Long), Risk is About People, not just Objects (Rob Sams)
Ten Cautions About Safety Checklists
Whilst value of checklists is well documented by Gawande (The Checklist Manifesto) and others, there is rarely mention by proponents of the downside of checklists.
Here are ten quick considerations.
1. Checklists should be made ‘fit’ for humans not humans ‘fit’ for checklists.
2. Checklists are not an end in themselves, rather just another help for humans. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
The Rage for Safety Utopia
Another guest post by Dr Robert Long – If you loved this article then you should read the whole series: CLICK HERE
This is the title of the stirring book by Ronal Conway published in 1992 but I have added the word safety to the title. Conway argues that obsession and compulsion for Utopia is a problem. The idea of Utopia was proposed by the Plato and the word means “no place”. The idea of utopia was later popularised by Sir Thomas More in 1516 in his book Utopia. More’s Utopia is a fictional island in the Atlantic Ocean. Utopia is the aspiration for the ideal society. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE