If there are any articles listed below that are not yet linked that you would like to read, or if you’d like me to write something for you please get in touch.
The What is.. series was originally published in Health and Safety at Work Magazine (which is no longer available). The aim was to challenge received wisdom on the meaning of terms we use in health and safety. We use the terms inconsistently, haphazardly and without always thinking through the implication of their use. In many cases my ideas have moved on since I wrote these articles, but the challenges presented by each article are just as relevant now as when they were written.
Although not strictly part of this series, I’ve included an article here on Heinrich’s accident triangle, and its variations. Does it still have any value in modern healthy and safety practice?
In relation to ALARP and reasonably practicable, two articles about calculating the financial value of a life challenge the idea that ‘you can’t put a price on safety’:
This series was published in IOSH Magazine, so these links will take you to the IOSH Magazine website:
Although not part of the above series, these articles also illustrate how to learn from other areas:
I have written lots of blogs for engage EHS (previously known as Effective Software, and now part of the EcoOnline group) and for eLearning company, Essential Skillz. Most of these are ghost written – so you’ll find someone else’s name given as author! I’ve listed only a few here – all links will take you to their websites:
These articles were all written for Nexstand EU. While obviously I was paid to say nice things about them, I genuinely like the laptop stand they sell, and it has replaced the one I used to use. These blogs also illustrate how I can tie useful information into a blog about your product.
These whitepapers have all been produced for Engage EHS (previously known as Effective Software) and the links will take you to their website:
I explain the hierarchy of behaviour change, as part of a panel on how technology is being used to support safety behaviours.
with Richard Collins of safeti.com and Darragh Geoghegan of Engage EHS.
This relates to a blog I wrote for Engage EHS on what to focus on in 2020 (that was turned on it’s head by the end of March 2020!)
A few examples of presentations I’ve given to professional audiences. These are not links to my slides, but if you’d like a presentation on these or other topics I’ve covered in articles, please get in touch.