What is Management of Change (MoC)?

What is Management of Change (MoC)?

Management of Change (MoC): High risk and often overlooked, but…what is it? Take a journey through history looking into the “root causes” of events that resulted in some of the worst industrial incidents and accidents and one of the culprits you will...
Short Risk Assessment Guide for Wind Turbines

Short Risk Assessment Guide for Wind Turbines

This is a short risk assessment guide focusing on wind turbines.  In 2019, I had 2 requests for suggestions on how to carry out a risk assessment for wind turbines.  After a few emails back and forth this developed into somewhat of a “tome”. And then it...
The Difference Between Safety, Hazard and Risk

The Difference Between Safety, Hazard and Risk

It’s that old chestnut again: “what’s the difference between safety, hazard and risk?” Have you been in a meeting where colleagues are misusing words like as Safety, Hazard and Risk? This is not uncommon and it’s easy to understand why there is confusion. Click Here...
The Golden Rule for Risk Assessments

The Golden Rule for Risk Assessments

Perhaps an obvious Golden Rule for Risk Assessments, but too often overlooked. In this article I want to share with you my Golden Rule when it comes to doing risk assessments. I suspect it’s one that many folks use and nothing new. Without getting into the...
SHP’s Top 5 Most Read: Is There a Trend?

SHP’s Top 5 Most Read: Is There a Trend?

As a Risk Management practitioner, trends fascinate me. The Safety and Health Practitioner (SHP) produce a topic titled “Top 5 most read in X”.  I thought it would be interesting to see what they were historically and also to get a feel for what is...