Incident Investigation and Imagination by Dr Rob Long

By Rob LongBlog

The latest of our guest blogs for #IMM2016 is reprinted here by kind permission of Dave Collins at In this article, Social Psychology expert Dr. Rob Long, Principle Trainer at Human Dymensions, discusses incident investigation and the limits of risk imagination. ‘Everything you can imagine is real’ – Pablo Picasso I often get asked … Read More

5 Breakable Barriers to Incident Reporting

By Hannah StewartBlog

Incident reports help find out why accidents happen, but also why they do not. Data and lessons are shared, feedback keeps staff in the loop, and, in fact, incident reporting schemes are cheaper than the cost of an accident. Reports are a reminder of hazards and organizations can use information to change processes for the future. … Read More

How Best to Optimize Your Safety Observation Program

By Thomas ArnoldBlog

In this article, the next of our guest blogs for #IMM2016, experienced safety professional Thomas Arnold, discusses how best to optimize the safety observation program within your business/organization. This article was originally published on Incident Prevention on 22 August 2016 and is reprinted with the author’s permission. World-class organizations do not achieve sustained safety excellence without … Read More

Stress in EHS – How Management Can Help Employees

By Steve HunterBlog

November 2nd 2016 saw the 18th annual National Stress Awareness Day (#nationalstressawarenessday) take place, organized by the International Stress Management Association UK. The tagline for this year’s campaign was “Workplace Wellness – Your Prime Investment”. In this blog for #IMM2016, we look at how stress impacts not only on the individual, but on the organization … Read More

Zero Incident Goals Motivate Risk-Taking, Not Excellence

By Shawn GallowayBlog

In the latest of our guest articles for #IMM2016, best-selling EHS author, keynote speaker and President of ProAct Safety, Shawn M. Galloway discusses how a zero incident goal within a workplace actually encourages employees to take more risks, rather than achieve overall safety excellence. Zero incident programs and goals are the desires of average safety cultures, not excellently-performing … Read More