5 Reasons For Having a Safety Management System (SMS)

5 Reasons For Having a Safety Management System (SMS)

The focus in this article is Safety Management Systems (SMS). Management system objectives can relate to a number of different topics, including product or service quality, operational efficiency, environmental performance, health and safety in the workplace and many...
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...
What is Process Safety Management (PSM)?

What is Process Safety Management (PSM)?

So, what exactly is Process Safety Management (PSM)? This is just a quick primer on what is PSM? I will dive into more detail in future articles on how to develop, implement, audit etc. The Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) describes Process Safety Management...
What is Risk and the Risk Equation?

What is Risk and the Risk Equation?

Introduction I shared with you my thoughts in a previous article titled “Is ISO 31000 a good choice for risk management?”   In this article I want to share with you some brief (and I really do mean brief) details on what is risk and the risk equation. ...
What is Risk and the Risk Equation?

What is Risk and the Risk Equation?

What is Risk and the Risk Equation? I shared with you my thoughts in a previous article titled “Is ISO 31000 a good choice for risk management”.   In this video I want to share with you some brief (and I really do mean brief) details on what is risk and...
Is ISO 31000 a good choice for risk management?

Is ISO 31000 a good choice for risk management?

Is ISO 31000 a good choice for risk management? When I began to write my book on risk management for workplace and process risks, I realised how easy it was to over complicate the subject. I needed to rethink my approach to the extent where I “simplified” risk...