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What is the real role of a safety advisor?

The Role of Safety Advisor in Organisations – Essential ReadingWhilst everyone wants to do ‘safety differently’, it is not likely that reform will come within. The paradigm of safety with its primary focus on measurement actually mitigates any hope of innovation, creativity or critical thinking. If safety is now the…See More
Mar 29

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Australia
What industry do you work in?
Consulting
What is your job title?
Managing Director
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Riskex
Do you currently use or recommend Personal Protective Equipment?
Yes
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What is the real role of a safety advisor?

The Role of Safety Advisor in Organisations – Essential Reading

measuring safety Whilst everyone wants to do ‘safety differently’, it is not likely that reform will come within. The paradigm of safety with its primary focus on measurement actually mitigates any hope of innovation, creativity or critical thinking. If…

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Posted on March 29, 2017 at 11:16pm

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



Here are 10 and a bit things about safety that I plucked from some recent blog posts, that singularly or collectively only a handful of people may know. Or, if they knew them, perhaps did not know them…

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Posted on August 16, 2016 at 4:34pm

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 can to control people so that they do not hurt themselves at work. These people have said to me, “we can’t let dangerous things go untouched”; “we can’t let people make choices that may…

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Posted on August 16, 2016 at 4:00pm

Most Dangerous 4 1/2 Acres in the World

Most Dangerous 4 1/2 Acres in the World



Source: Karl E. Weick and Karlene H. Roberts, “Collective Mind in Organizations: Heedful Interrelating on Flight Decks,” Administrative Science Quarterly 3 (1993): 357. DOWNLOAD IT HERE

Ya gotta watch the video below - turn it up LOUD - then go back to work and think whether…

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Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:05pm

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At 5:09pm on June 28, 2013, Ken Oswald said…
Welcome to the safety community. I hope you find it is a great resource full of information through our various groups forums and blogs.
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