Relentless Safety

Is common practice… common sense? I know, I know. There’s no such thing as common sense. I can already hear the trolls taking a deep breath to strike me down with...

And risk will never not be risky… A few years ago I was reading through some training slide decks for R&D (rip-off and duplicate) purposes. A HUGE, bold statement caught my...

Get out your pitchforks. This post is full of heresy… Recently I taught a leadership class for supervisors. Knowing that most safety training is awful, or at the very least received...

OK, so, I’m an ergonomic nightmare I type all of these blog posts (and my entire BOOK) with my tiny little Samsung laptop perched on my knees while I sit in...

Turn away if you’re not a fan of dark humor Call me a terrible parent if you want, but I nicknamed my daughter “Lil Stabby” when she was two years old....

Everything is actually In late 2016 I had just passed all of the lab work required to obtain a new life insurance policy. My numbers were perfect and I was in...

Be careful where you aim… In the Spring of 2004 I was stationed at OSAN Air Base in the Republic of South Korea. My year tour there was rapidly coming to...

“KIIIT-TEEEE!” My son froze in his tracks as he growled the word as deeply as any 18-month old can. I looked up, half expecting to see our British Shorthair (think gray...

And sometimes they smell better… This morning my car smelled faintly like feet and a wet dog dipped in cheese. It was more weird than gross, so I didn’t investigate (I...

If you don't think the safety beliefs of the 1950s are alive and well, you're fooling yourself.