The Need to Analyse Near Hits/Misses

“….. a pin allegedly dropped into Sydney’s busiest street, nearly killing bystanders…” read the sensationalist headlines. Is there truth in the headlines…maybe…lets apply the science component of being a Safety Practitioner (yes it is a philosophical science). If we apply the Lethality Criteria of Kinetic Energy versus Probability of fatality measured in Joules. There is a 98 …

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How to supervise safe work – 9 key requirements

9 requirements for training your supervisorsEffective supervision is essential to ensure that you create and maintain a safe workplace. Supervision does not mean keeping constant surveillance of your workers’ activities. It means giving workers general direction, and coordinating and overseeing their work. Effective supervision involves: When are you required to supervise workers? having a recognised …

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