In the competition for attention there are winners and losers, and individualism is on the rise – but how does this affect Environmental, Health & Safety?
The latest of our guest blogs for #IMM2016 is reprinted here by kind permission of Dave Collins at safetyrisk.net. 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
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
In the UK, we love a bit of The Great British Bake Off. For our friends in Europe and North America, the concept might sound a little bit dull. Twelve contestants compete to become the best amateur baker in the country, undertaking baking challenges, with one eliminated each week. However, watching someone’s gingerbread house collapse … Read More
In a small Pro-Sapien study of EHS professionals around the world, there were several interesting findings – namely around Behavior Based Safety, workforce engagement, reporting targets and whether the initiative is a lagging or leading indicator. Rather than be satisfied with our own analysis, we spoke to Director of EHS&S and The Campbell Institute at … Read More
The aviation industry is a leader in health and safety standards. Why? Because of black box thinking. Here’s what we can learn.