A selection of articles and blogs outlining our views on a variety of contemporary issues

Articles

 

12 Rules for Life: 'Risk taking is essential'

From Safety and Health Practitioner Oct 2018.

In this piece Tim considers the chapter on risk in Jordan Peterson’s best-selling book 12 Rules for Life. (Peterson is considered the “most influential thinker writing today” – Sunday Times).

Where does health and safety fit with a happy life?

From Safety Management
January 2015

The art of communicating

From Safety and Health Practitioner September 2014

Footprints and handprints

From Safety and Health Practitioner June 2014

Mysterious ways

From Safety and Health Practitioner August 2013

Lone workers and behaviour

From Health and Safety Matters April 2013

The nerve of it

From Safety and Health Practitioner Oct 2012

Behavioural safety: a risky business?

From The Ergonomist Sept 2012

Go forth and multiply

From Safety and Health Practitioner Aug 2012

Cast no shadow

From Safety and Health Practitioner Jan 2012

Driving the point home

From Safety and Health Practitioner Oct 2011

Words to the wise

From Safety and Health Practitioner Feb 2011

It's a kind of magic

From Safety and Health Practitioner Sept 2010

Why culture change programmes work - or don't work!

From Health and Safety at Work April, 2010

Stretch to the limit

From Safety and Health Practitioner Feb 2010

How to win friends

Health & Safety at Work
Feb 2009

What's involved in a Full Behavioural Intervention?

Taken from Training Solutions for Health and Safety

How to ensure your Behavioural Safety Process is effective

Taken from Training Solutions for Health and Safety

How a Behavioural approach helps to get to the root of the problem

Taken from Training Solutions for Health and Safety

Practicalities of a Behavioural Approach (What can go wrong)

Taken from Training Solutions for Health and Safety

Investigating Behaviour Modification Programmes in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

Independent HSE funded research published December 1999

Health and Safety - Making it Happen

Prepared by the Cormorant Alpha workforce for the Offshore Safety Conference 2000

A Review of Behavioural Safety Systems in the UK

A review of approaches used across all UK industries from a leading London human factors consultancy

The Role of Management Commitment in Determining the Success of a Behavioural Safety Intervention

From Journal of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Dec 1998)

Behavioural Safety - The Current Position

From Training Solutions
Issue 9 – late Summer ’99

Behavioural Safety. An Overview of Key Theory, Recent Controversies

From Safety and Health Practitioner January 2003

Behavioural Safety - a Short Overview

This one page introduction was first published in Storage, Handling and Distribution in 1997

Behavioural Safety - an Overview

This overview was commissioned for the Health and Safety Manager’s Yearbook 1997

Blogs

 

Video: dispelling the myth - positive people are NOT safer people

Safety and Health Practitioner
9th March 2017

Alertness at Work

From Safety and Health Practitioner
10th June 2018

A simple strategy for mental health

From Safety and Health Practitioner
23rd May 2018

Redefining behavioural safety

From Safety and Health Practitioner
23rd May 2016

Ahead of his time - the superhero of safety

Safety and Health Practitioner 19th December 2016

An accident waiting to happen

From Safety and Health Practitioner
22nd September 2009

NEW | The Millennials, social media and soft skills

From Health and Safety at Work 27th June 2016

Sex, drugs, rock and roll - and a relish for risk

From Health and Safety at Work 11th May 2016

Life with the lions

From Health and Safety at Work 31st March 2016

Dieselgate, data and corporate culture

From Health and Safety at Work 8th March 2016

Gravity, blame and inappropriate responses

From Health and Safety at Work 8th March 2016

Presidential elections and critical incidents

From Health and Safety at Work 25th February 2016

Charles Kennedy and why commitment is vital

From Health and Safety at Work 22nd June 2015

It's not me but it's not you either

From Health and Safety at Work 2nd April 2015

Jeremy Corbyn, occupational health and the Overton Window

From Health and Safety at Work 23rd September 2015

Latino workers in the US - or 'Chico and the Man'

From Health and Safety at Work 26th October 2015

Doctor's Dilemma

From Health and Safety at Work 22nd April 2015

Fatigue, Buncefield and the World's best rugby team

From Health and Safety at Work 2nd April 2015

Five Xmas presents to give to yourself

From Health and Safety at Work 22nd June 2015

Sex and the safety message

From Health and Safety at Work 11th November 2015

Heinrich, Beckham, Player and Mozart

From Health and Safety at Work 22nd April 2015

The guru, the magician and the ping pong player

From Health and Safety at Work 27th November 2015

The long view

From Health and Safety at Work 30th July 2015

The silent massacre

From Health and Safety at Work 14th May 2015

Your ever helpful brain

From Health and Safety at Work 22nd March 2015

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