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Caution-Toaster-Is-Hot_thumb.jpgThis Toaster Is Hot

This Toaster Is Hot – Safety Overkill! Stupid Safety Rules, Safety Signs and Warning Labels. Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>



cognitive-bias_thumb.jpg20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Risk Decision Making

Ever wondered why your decisions, risk assessments and incident investigations are not as objective as you may think? Rob Long defines cognitive bias as “a pattern of deviation in judgment. Individuals create their own ‘subjective …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


imageWorlds Sexiest Safety Commercials – May offend!

Worlds Sexiest Safety Commercials – May offend!… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>



IMG_0857_thumb.jpgI’m just not that into safety anymore

Our most popular article this year! Why do you think that is? Rob’s courage and honesty has certainly touched some nerves! I’m just not that into safety anymore I have spoken with a number of Managers over the past few months who have argued with me that ‘safety’ in our workplaces means that we must do everything we ……Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


image.pngA must watch risk and safety video

A must watch risk and safety video I sceptically showed this video yesterday in a presentation to a group of Risk Engineers, Lawyers, Safety Professionals and Project Managers. The response was overwhelming – I could just about see the lightbulbs going off in their heads – one company now wants to change their processes to include …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


what is safetyWhat is Safety?

What is Safety? The World’s Hardest Question? What does Safety mean to you? If SAFETY is just “zero harm” then LOVE is just “zero hate” See also: What ISN’T Safety Alan Quilley recent published this article on his blog: What is YOUR definition of SAFE?. He says: Many of us, myself included, use the word SAFE (and unsafe) in …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


safety-sign-fail.jpgTOP 1000 SAFETY SLOGANS–THE Worlds Largest Collection

Find The Best, Catchy, Competition Winning Heath and Safety Slogans for Your Workplace – 2016 Researchers Reveal the Top 10 Best Safety Slogans Ever!  DOWNLOAD OUR HUGE LIST OF SAFETY SLOGANS HERE Visit this page if you are looking for: famous safety quotations Our Funniest Safety Slogans are HERE For tips on how to write your own …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


caped-crusader_thumb.jpgAre you a Safety Crusader or a Safety Leader?

The way that we engage with other people about safety and risk will determine the effectiveness of the engagement. If our aim is for others to lead safety, we must be prepared to suspend our own agenda and let go of control when engaging with people. This …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


notice_thumb.jpgSensemaking and Signs

A while ago I wrote an article titled “It’s All in the Sign”. On reflection it is interesting that it generated two different lines of thought. The one line was about non-conscious communication and not overloading our minds and how that is helpful in us managing our everyday lives. The other related to …… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>



Please feel free to add your favourites in the comments section below. My favourite safety quote for an ice breaker or for anyone who says “it will never happen to me” is by Captain EJ Smith (Captain of the Titanic): “When any one asks me how I can best describe my experiences of nearly forty years at ……Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>


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  2. A Must Watch Safety and Risk Video

  3. I’m Just Not That Into Safety Anymore

  4. I’m still not that into safety

  5. What Could Safety Learn From Patch Adams?

  6. You’ve Just Got To Love Safety

  7. What is Safety?


  9. Safety Slogans Don’t Save Lives

  10. Is Safety A Choice You Make?

  11. Take 5 For Safety



  14. Safety Should NOT Be About Safety

  15. Are you a Safety Crusader or a Safety Leader

  16. Free EBook – Guidance For the Beginning safety Professional

  17. TALKING RISK VIDEOS – Conversations on the Couch

  18. Where To Put the Portaloo is a Hazard


  20. All Injuries are Preventable and Other Silly Safety Sayings

  21. The Art Of Humble Enquiry

  22. Top 10 Things About Safety and Risk That Only a Handful of People Know

  23. 10 Sure Fire Ways to Stuff Up A Safety Management System

  24. Understanding The Social Psychology of Risk and Safety

  25. Reflection Makes Sense

  26. What Makes a Good Safety Leader

  27. The Seduction To Simplify Safety

  28. Ice Breakers and Games That Safety Trainers Play

  29. Its All In The Sign

  30. Golden Safety Rules

  31. Creative Safety – How Do I Become More Creative?

  32. 5 Whys Root Cause Analysis

  33. Statistics – Lies Or Science

  34. Shopping For Safety

  35. The Workers Compensation Discourse

  36. This Toaster Is Hot

  37. There is No Way I would Do That

  38. Top 20 Safety and Books

  39. Non Common Sense Mythology

  40. Free Health and Safety Manual Template

  41. Safety Acronyms

  42. How Can I get The Boss To Listen

  43. I Could Have Saved A Life That Day

  44. Safety Slogans

  45. The Impacts Of Cognitive Dissonance in the Workplace

  46. Why Do We Ignore Warning Signs With Tragic Results

  47. Worlds Sexiest Safety Commercial – May Offend

  48. Zero Harm – Just Say NO!

  49. Safety Photos and Pictures