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Overcoming the tick & flick. The road to adaptive capacity

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Apr 12, 2021 2:56:01 PM

overcoming the safety tick n flick

Work as imagined (WAI) versus work as a done (WAD), some abstract terms, but really useful in terms of their implications. We could also refer to the terms collectively, a different label, the job perception gap.

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Topics: Safety Culture, Safety coaching, Safety Differently

Simplifying safety systems and reducing the weight of compliance

Posted by Robert O'Neill on Mar 26, 2021 11:18:12 AM

469577905-280x240The past principles and practices of safety management have served us really well and they will continue to do so particularly for simple tasks where individuals or small groups are carrying out things where the risks are well-known and not much is changing in the environment.

However, what happens when a procedure doesn't fit the situation?

What happens if something unexpected strikes and there's no rule to cover the situation? What happens if we chose to go outside the procedure to get things done?

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Topics: Safe Systems of Work, Safety Management Systems, Organisational Resilience, Safety Differently