Workplace Hazards and Safety Signs

Workplace Hazards and Safety Signs

Hazard and safety signs and symbols play an important role when it comes to “managing” safety. Do you know them and their differences? The ISO 7010:2019 Standard is the technical standard for hazard and safety signs and symbols. ISO 7010 uses the colours...
Types of Workplace Hazards

Types of Workplace Hazards

Think about common workplace hazards at your office, processes, activities and generically (e.g., at home, driving etc). Depending on your audience (i.e., Office, Process, Activities or Generic) discuss the following: What Hazards would you/ the team consider is the...
Where do I start for Risk and Safety Management?

Where do I start for Risk and Safety Management?

Where do I start for Safety and Risk Management? I often get asked “where do I start in risk and safety management?” In the first instance, it’s really all about asking the right questions, but what are they? Let me share with you some of my top tips...
“Zero Accidents”- Realistic or just a pipe dream?

“Zero Accidents”- Realistic or just a pipe dream?

I am sure you have heard of “Zero accidents”…but is it realistic or just a pipe dream? A pipe dream is defined (Ref: Merriam Webster Dictionary) as:  “An illusory or fantastic plan, hope, or story”. I guess we have all seen those images...
Confirmation Bias: That Old Devil

Confirmation Bias: That Old Devil

Since 2000, I have seen progressive interest regarding human psychology related to behaviour and habits associated with risk and workplace safety management. One specific aspect has kept my attention throughout my career in Risk and Safety Management and that is...