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Sitting Safely at the Table

Posted By Riskex 638 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Sitting Safely at the Table See also: Wipe Safety Off The Agenda You’ve probably heard the saying; if an organisation is to take Safety seriously, then Safety needs a ‘seat at the table’. I’ve heard the same said too about HR, about IT and about Finance. Of course the table being referred to is a […]The post Sitting Safely at the Table appeared first on Safety Risk.

Do we really need “One More” safety brand?

Posted By Riskex 638 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Do we really need “One More” safety brand? I have just been reading an article by Kevin Jones of a “new model” of safety that the consulting firm Ernst & Young are about to launch onto the safety world. The value of this new approach, which they have termed “Plus One”, is that it apparently […]The post Do we really need “One More” safety brand? appeared first on Safety Risk.

A safety quest

Posted By Riskex 638 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Guest Post by Tim Allred – I used to work with Tim, many years ago, as a Safety Policeman/Crusader. Because of that role I’m Just Not That Into Safety Anymore. We have both unlearned an awful lot since then and I asked Tim if he would share some thoughts about his “quest”. Enjoy: A safety […]The post A safety quest appeared first on Safety Risk.

Risk as a ‘Leap of Faith’

Posted By Riskex 643 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Many have read the term “embracing risk” on this blog or seen the “leap of faith” cover on the series of books by Dr Rob Long (see them here) and completely misconstrued the meaning – thinking it implies being fatalistic, reckless or foolhardy. Not so, as Dr Long explains: Risk as a ‘Leap of Faith’ […]The post Risk as a ‘Leap of Faith’ appeared first on Safety Risk.

Free Safety and Risk Lunch n Learn

Posted By Riskex 645 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Free Safety and Risk Lunch n Learn   What is your cultural language? How is risk or safety spoken about? How is risk or safety training spoken about? Is it something your workforce endures, or is there excitement, expectation and positivity? Has your organisation’s induction been designed by a learning expert and presented by experienced […]The post Free Safety and Risk Lunch n Learn appeared first on Safety Risk.

Safety – Just a Few Bad Apples

Posted By Riskex 647 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Safety – Just a Few Bad Apples I hear stories everyday about presenters and trainers in the risk and safety space peddling simplistic snake oil as the pathway to success. Often the idea being presented is based on a kernel of something good but then extended out to be something quite dangerous. Unfortunately the safety […]The post Safety – Just a Few Bad Apples appeared first on Safety Risk.

Wipe Safety Off The Agenda

Posted By Riskex 653 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Wipe Safety Off The Agenda We’ve all attended management meetings where safety was proudly touted as the “Number One Agenda Item”. I see the good intent behind trying to do this but we all know the disdain that many have for “safety” (ie client and regulator compliance) at the moment, so what happens, in reality, […]The post Wipe Safety Off The Agenda appeared first on Safety Risk.

Social Psychology of Risk Workshop

Posted By Riskex 654 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Social Psychology of Risk Workshop The next 3 day workshop on the Psychology of Risk is to be held in Sydney on 10,11,12th May 2016 at the Wayside Chapel, Kings Cross. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE About the Workshop: Dr Rob Long and associates provide an engaging and interactive hands-on workshop with challenging new ideas about […]The post Social Psychology of Risk Workshop appeared first on Safety Risk.

Human Dymensions Newsletter–March 2016

Posted By Riskex 655 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Risk and Safety Matrices and the Psychology of Colour First Published Here Artists, marketers and advertisers, fashion designers, graphic and instructional designers, supermarkets, therapists, healing, designers, and teachers know about the importance of colour. Many of these professionals know about the psychology of colour. Even politicians know that colour matters. Human mood and emotion is […]The post Human Dymensions Newsletter–March 2016 appeared first on Safety Risk.

Rethinking safety prosecutions part 2

Posted By Riskex 656 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Rethinking safety prosecutions part 2 Update by Greg Smith – First published here Some time ago I wrote a post about the value of criminal prosecutions for safety breaches as part of effective safety management. The post is available HERE. A discussion about the nature of “safety prosecutions” was recently held on LinkedIn following an […]The post Rethinking safety prosecutions part 2 appeared first on Safety Risk.

Do we need to rethink safety prosecutions?

Posted By Riskex 657 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Do we need to rethink safety prosecutions? A brilliant article by Greg Smith first published here Extract: I have seen a number of recent posts and comments on various sites, noting where company executives have been prosecuted and jailed for health and safety breaches. The general tone of the observations has been that this is […]The post Do we need to rethink safety prosecutions? appeared first on Safety Risk.

Risk and Safety Matrices and the Psychology of Colour

Posted By Riskex 660 days ago on Safety

http://www.safetyrisk.net - Risk and Safety Matrices and the Psychology of Colour Artists, marketers and advertisers (https://www.helpscout.net/blog/psychology-of-color/ ), fashion designers, graphic and instructional designers, supermarkets (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO9UPy04WMs ), therapists (http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/colouring-as-therapy-poster-fruit/; http://www.colourtherapyhealing.com/colour_therapy/what_is_colour_therapy.php ), designers, and teachers know about the importance of colour. Many of these professionals know about the psychology of colour (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_psychology). Even politicians know that colour matters (http://www.executivestyle.com.au/what-does-your-tie-say-about-you-2o1j8; […]The post Risk and Safety Matrices and the Psychology of Colour appeared