Relentless Safety

Not everything is mutually exclusive As you can imagine, I get a wide variety of comments based on the things I post here on Relentless Safety. Most of it is good,...

Celebrate your freedom, risk included People are going to do all kinds of crazy things today in the name of celebration. Rightfully so. Independence Day is a huge deal in the...

This post is the second in my series on writing better procedures I miss the ridiculously simple instructions we had in the military. This weekend, amidst construction of the IKEA loft...

If you're a sensible person, let's agree to do better. For me, that means I'm going to quit asking for permission so much (thanks Kevin). There are enough of us out...

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, contact the National Drug Helpline for more information. If you wait for someone else to do it, it may be too...

Perhaps the reason managers won't make time to send their people to training is because they find no value in what we have to say.

Too often we assume people know what we know without asking to verify. So do just that. Ask them if they know what to do when a hazard crosses their path....

It's time to stop worrying about what people think of us and do what matters to protect the lives of the workers who break their backs to earn a living every...

Experience is a powerful teacher. But it can also be a catalyst for complacency for those using it to teach. Next time you're in a position to convey your experience to...

It's easy to pinpoint poor behaviors and blame the actions someone takes after an incident occurs. But, it becomes much harder to do when you have to look in the mirror...