Are organisations generally good at investigating adverse events but poor at fixing what is actually found? Or said differently, are we replacing …Risk accommodation and preference for continual investigation over continual improvement
The (non)relationship between safety culture maturity and accidents?
What’s the relationship between safety culture surveys and accident investigation findings? Should we expect some similarities and alignment between …The (non)relationship between safety culture maturity and accidents?
My Journey with SPoR
Sometimes we get feedback from people in risk and safety for whom SPoR has transformed the way they tackle risk. On most occasions we don’t hear back…My Journey with SPoR
Safety is NOT a Choice
One of the most worrying results of the Zero Survey (https://safetyrisk.net/zero-survey-update/) is the number of people in safety who believe the …Safety is NOT a Choice
Psychosocial risks and hydrocarbon leaks – an exploration of their relationship in the Norwegian oil and gas industry
This explored the relationship between a psychosocial risk indicator (obtained via survey data) with hydrocarbon leaks on Norwegian oil & gas …Psychosocial risks and hydrocarbon leaks – an exploration of their relationship in the Norwegian oil and gas industry
Sense-Making and Decision-Making in Risk
How we understand decision making and sense-making in time constructs how we explain risk and human enactment. Decision-making is about an enactment in the present looking forward (in faith). Sense-making is about how we understand that enactment looking backwards. The use of the words with a hyphen intends to convey the social and dialectical nature … Continue reading Sense-Making and Decision-Making in Risk
Understanding Real Risk
Understanding Real Risk When I wrote the book Real Risk, Human Discerning and Risk (2014), it was in response to engaging with the culture of the …Understanding Real Risk
How an Obsession with SAFETY Leads to Mental Illness & Tyranny
How an Obsession with SAFETY Leads to Mental Illness & Tyranny – Academy of Ideas An interesting find by Carol Jadzia Beauchemin, who says: Live …How an Obsession with SAFETY Leads to Mental Illness & Tyranny
Pay Attention and Be Aware or Safety Will Get You
Pay Attention and Be Aware or Safety Will Get You One of the myths of the risk and safety industry is that attention and awareness can be switched on…Pay Attention and Be Aware or Safety Will Get You
“The 6S System” – Infographic
5S is a basic, fundamental, systematic approach for productivity, quality and safety improvement in all types of business. The Five S program focuses on having visual order, organization, cleanliness and standardization. The results you can expect from a Five S program are: improved profitability, efficiency, service and safety. In this case there is a sixth … Continue reading “The 6S System” – Infographic
The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic
Workplace Safety Infographic: Workplace Safety Safety in the workplace is a direct result of employer communication with employees. In addition, it is the employers responsibility to ensure workers are respecting the guidelines and preventive measures communicated to them to keep themselves and their coworkers safe and out of danger while performing their duties. Workplace fatalities … Continue reading The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic
The Crazy Things People Do – Another Reason To Adopt, Promote & Nurture A Proactive Safety Culture!
Note: Some Adults Are Equally At fault Too! Don't Try Any of These Stunts At Home! - Video Contains Some PG Language. The Dangerous Behaviors Foundation asked victims' parents to report choking game deaths and recorded 416 fatalities as of last September. Emergency rooms are seeing more and more teens with injuries that result … Continue reading The Crazy Things People Do – Another Reason To Adopt, Promote & Nurture A Proactive Safety Culture!
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