I don’t usually pander to the flavor of the day, but COVID-19 has permeated every aspect of social media lately. I’m hoping that I can “The Sky (PROBABLY) Isn’t Falling…”
Don’t get squeamish yet, I won’t start there Monday was my first morning gym session after a couple months of sporadic workouts after work. Most “Welcome To 2020… Lets Talk Safety… And Prostate Exams?”
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. “Razors Will Never Not Be Sharp”
Or are you getting distracted? I was recently invited to do a podcast with John Chapman on his Blue Collar Voices show. Check it out “Are You Looking For Safety In The Right Places?”
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 “Safety Is Uncertain”
I’m just going to come right out say it. This subject straight pisses me off. When we go around talking about how awesome our companies “Workers Keep Dying, Safety Keeps Chasing Band-Aids”
We’ve got to get better at “racking and stacking” our risks.
If someone doesn’t value their limbs staying attached to their bodies, no raffle for a low-end 32″ TV will change that. Instead of dangling useless carrots, we should invest time and energy in knowledge and empowerment.
It really is a shame that we jump to legal ramifications before we even try to make plans to keep people safe.
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 someone else, be sure you don’t fall into the trap of believing that person will understand what you’re teaching in the same way you do.