Simple Steps in the Labyrinth – Part 3

It is easy for organisations to get lost on their journey to improved safety performance. Inadequate safety performance often means we have to deal with human behaviour, systems and leadership, which are obviously complex – otherwise the performance would not need improvement. But it does not have to be too hard! Read More Australasian Mine Safety …

Leading the Journey Through the Labyrinth – Part 2

Previously I introduced some terms to help us structure risk communication in an organisation. Having some structure enables us to begin to prioritise its management and, importantly, provides us with a language to communicate it within our organisation. As the language becomes embedded a culture of risk management evolves. In this article I will develop …

Navigating the Safety Labyrinth – Part 1

Over the last few years I have seen many organisations struggle to improve their safety performance without assistance. Managers and Supervisors may be confused or frustrated about what to do and how to do it. Recently a Senior Manager told me he had attended many risk management and safety training courses but did not understand how to use the information …