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Psychology Of Risk Workshop – Perth

by Dave Collins on July 28, 2016

Psychology Of Risk Workshop – Perth Dr Robert Long Presents – Social Psychology of Risk Workshop When? 9, 10, 11th  August 2016 8am to 4pm each day Where? The Tradewinds Hotel, 59 Canning Highway, East Fremantle, WA 6158 >>>>>> Download the program flyer   About the Workshop: Dr Long and associates provide an engaging and […]

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Dr Robert Long Presents Psychology of Risk Workshop

by Dave Collins on January 26, 2016

Dr Robert Long Presents Psychology of Risk Workshop At University of Queensland When 29 February, 1 & 2 March 2016 8am to 4pm each day Where St Leo’s Conference Centre: http://www.stleos.uq.edu.au/catering-conferences-home.html Download the Program Flyer About the Workshop: Dr Long and associates provide an engaging and interactive hands-on workshop with challenging new ideas about the […]

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Inaugural Psychology of Risk Conference 2015

by Dave Collins on February 13, 2015

Inaugural Psychology of Risk Conference 2015 Set this one in your diary, there has been nothing like this conference before. ACU, Human Dymensions and the Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk are sponsoring the first Psychology of Risk Conference in Australia. The conference will be held at The Australian Catholic University in North Sydney […]

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Bio Latest Posts More about Rob Rob SamsOwner at Dolphyn Latest posts by Rob Sams (see all) Who Decides What is Ugly? – January 4, 2015 Competition – Win a Ticket to the Psychology of Risk Conference – December 30, 2014 The Perils Of Planning – December 20, 2014 ‘Conversations on the Couch’–Biases – December […]

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Just Toolbox it! – Safety Risk Blog

by Dave Collins on December 1, 2014

Bio Latest Posts More about Rob Rob SamsOwner at Dolphyn Latest posts by Rob Sams (see all) Just Toolbox it! – November 30, 2014 Reflection Makes Sense – November 20, 2014 Dealing with Incidents – November 13, 2014 Positive Safety – Conversation Corner – November 7, 2014 I’m just not that into safety anymore – […]

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Bio Latest Posts More about Rob Dr Rob LongSocial Psychologist, Principal & Trainer at Human Dymensions Latest posts by Dr Rob Long (see all) Sayings, Slogans, Aphorisms and the Discourse of Simple – December 1, 2014 How Do You Know If You Are Leading in Risk and Safety? – November 29, 2014 Who is the […]

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Appreciation of Appreciation – Safety Risk Blog

by Dave Collins on November 25, 2014

Appreciation of Appreciation Most of us probably don’t  show enough appreciation or gratitude for the things that others do for us, no do we always properly and graciously accept and acknowledge it. As my expectations and perceptions have changed dramatically over time, I’m not going to sound like a cranky old fart and blame it […]

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The SIA BoK chapter on Organisational Culturefollow came out this week. I read with interest that there was no intentional discussion of subcultures in the paper. Of course with so much sunk cost the club will surround the wagons and defend, that’s what it does. Source: www.safetyrisk.net

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This week guest author, Simon Hart from Enhance Solutions take us through a new research study that publishes some surprising studies on workplace safety.  Are men more committed to safety than women? Source: www.digicast.com.au

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OHS Challenges in Australia ⋆ Safety Risk

by Dave Collins on September 22, 2014

    OHS Challenges in Australia This is one of the best safety papers I have read for a long, long time and TOTALLY RELEVANT ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD. Its Author, George Robotham  admits to having a healthy dis-respect for many common approaches to OHS Management and OHS Training – and he backs up […]

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Dumb Down Safety, Wowserism in the 21st Century Despite the backlash against ‘elf ‘n safety’ in both the UK and Australia (eg. Brown and Hanlon In The Interests of Safety; Tim Gill , No Fear  and Long, Risk Makes Sense  the Victorian regulator continues to show just why people hate safety. Safety has become the […]

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Introducing our latest awesome Author: James Ellis from The Framework Group Is Choice The First Casualty in the Worker’s Compensation War? Every day we make decisions based on insufficient information, informed by our biases and shortcuts, which ironically, we’re also ignorant to. Even in the google and wikipedia enhanced era of information technology, oversimplification constantly […]

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Sayings, Slogans, Aphorisms and the Discourse of Simple One of the most annoying things about social media, especially Linkedin (as its intention is to be professional), is the constant flooding of the airwaves with the quest to be simple. The most recent was this: Whilst I understand the quest to keep life simple, the denial […]

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    An informed culture learns by means of ongoing debate and constantly shifting discrepancies – Karl E. Weick (2007) Culture to go…… Delivering results now! Organisations interested in cultural change need to think about, and understand their existing culture, then work hard over time to move toward a culture that they desire. Organisations can […]

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    People Power–Would The Safety Monster Approve of This? Stirling Station, Perth, Western Australia. A man boarding a train slips down the gap (right next to the warning sign!) and gets stuck. While authorities scratched their heads and worked out what to do, people power took over and rescued the man in minutes, the […]

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Surely this cannot be serious This photo of a hi-viz wheelbarrow, complete with safety flag, was taken recently at an Australian Mining site. This photo is going straight to our This Toaster Is Hot page. Surely it can’t be serious or it would also have had a flashing light, two-way radio and SOP’s attached to […]

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Awesome Safety Slogans for Your Workplace

by Dave Collins on May 27, 2014

Find The Best Safety Slogans for Your Workplace – 2014 Visit this page if you are looking for: famous safety quotations You might also enjoy: THIS TOASTER IS HOT Hilarious collection of funny and stupid safety signs and safety rules … See on www.safetyrisk.net

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    FREE EMERGENCY FLIPCHART GIVEAWAY sorry – only for Australian businesses Did you know the Australian/NZ Standard 3745 states that you must have all your emergency scenarios documented? This flip-chart helps you on your way to compliance to this standard. Stick it up on your wall in a prominent location! For the first 50 […]

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Bio Latest Posts More about Rob Dr Rob LongSocial Psychologist, Principal & Trainer at Human Dymensions Latest posts by Dr Rob Long (see all) Be Alert, Safety Needs More Lerts – May 24, 2014 Conducting a Psychology and Culture Safety Walk – May 24, 2014 It’s Projection, You Bloody Idiot! – May 22, 2014 The […]

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