Break the silos for better risk management

Break the silos to better manage risks: Inspiration from Risk-!n Last week Basel hosted the Risk-!n conference.  For me, this was a fascinating peek into the world of Enterprise Risk Management, the parallels and differences to Operational Risk Management where I spend my time. It gave an opportunity to learn from the things they do so […]

Steps to a better safety culture

An ‘effective safety culture’ is the holy grail of safety and something that we are all trying to reach.  Just like the movies, the path is long, hard and filled with trials to test you and divert you.  One route map that shows the way is provided by the Bradley Curve (Dupont).  This leads companies through the stages […]

Do you know Peter?

I haven’t spoken to Peter for quite some time, but he is one of those people that it doesn’t seem to matter.  He is warm and friendly, and it the time disappears.   Peter is retired now, but previously had a long and successful career in health, safety and environment in a large multinational.  He came from an […]

Slips, trips, falls

Preventing slips, trips and falls : an Inspector’s viewpoint    Looking at your incident statistics, it is clear where the big issues lie. I am guessing that the biggest number is for slips, trips and falls (STF). You are not alone. STF on the same level cause nearly 1/3 of non fatal accidents. It results […]