Safety Nerd

I’m not a big fan of “The Block”, no real reasons, just over it. For drama and ratings they do some pretty cringe worthy things. One of those things is their approach to safety, they have certainly played on people’s current disdain for the word “safety” but have not done anything to improve that perception. ...… Discover more >>>>>


Toolbox Talk Show – PPE Sarah Jane (The Safety Nerd) is making a series of videos and podcasts covering some of the basic fundamentals of safety. This is the first one (below) and you will be able to see them all here: SJ has also been blogging for some time and her articles have also become ...… Discover more >>>>>


When working in remote areas gets ugly Originally published by Sarah Jane here: Working in remote areas can be lonely at times, but a lot can happen, when you’re alone in a tin box with four wheels under you travelling at over 100km per hour, in the blink of an eye. If you have employees driving long ...… Discover more >>>>>


Latest post by Sarah-Jane who I know, like me, is looking forward to starting her post grad studies in social psychology of risk and writing more about people rather than objects. She also has some quirky new videos on the way (this one was a big hit: What Safety Means to Me) so watch this ...… Discover more >>>>>


Sheee’s Baaaackk…….Following a lot of pressure, um, positive encouragement, SJ is back with her first blog since, as she says, “falling off the perch” – see the original blog here at Riskology Back to the Future for safety by Sarah Jane Dunsford 30 years ago is a lifetime for some. Some people in the safety industry state that ...… Discover more >>>>>


FREE EMERGENCY FLIPCHART GIVEAWAY sorry – only for Australian businesses Remember The Safety Nerd's touching video? It was a massive hit and even made some tough nuts shed a tear - see it here: What Safety Means to Me Did you know the Australian/NZ Standard 3745 states that you must have all your emergency scenarios documented? This flip-chart ...… Discover more >>>>>


Get on your consultation soap box! Posted  by The Safety Nerd So currently we have Committees, Reps, other agreed arrangements such as focus groups, working groups, steering committees, toolbox talks, team meetings – this all is basically because you need to discuss with the relevant people any health and safety matters. Some people do it formally, others not ...… Discover more >>>>>


Why Safety Is Important to Me Been lots of heated discussions and chest beating and on this site and Safety Forums lately which is really healthy but I thought that, just for a moment, we should all step back, take a deep breath, let the dust settle and take a moment to reconsider what safety is ...… Discover more >>>>>