Another thought provoking read and a history lesson on how workers had to fight to remove obstacles to a safer workplace.
by Phil La Duke
Over the past weeks, I’ve gotten a lot of flack from some wonderfully helpful salt of the earth readers who, citing my less than positive tone of my introduction stopped reading. So this week I am making every effort to avoid offending these precious snowflakes so that they can feel at home reading my blog.
Let me begin by saying that all is well in the world of safety. As far as I can tell we’ve climbed the mountain, to quote Walt Whitman “the ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won”. Not only have we eliminated workplace fatalities, no one anywhere in the world is so much as at RISK of being injured. Congratulations all around. Really you’ve all done a top-shelf job.
Okay, I’ll stop. I just had to get one last jab in at the people who, unable to construct…
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