For his last column with COS, safety consultant Dave Fennell looks back on his long career in health and safety and how the profession has evolved over the last few decades
Though potentially not as exciting as some of your holiday plans, setting meaningful and achievable goals for safety can be a great gift to both you and your organization, and you don't even have to worry about wrapping paper!
Safety consultant Dave Fennell covers the influencing factors of risk tolerance, how they impact decision-making and how an understanding of these factors will reduce risk tolerance in your workplace in a 'new normal'
Safety expert Dave Fennell gives COS a completely stripped-down, bare-bones, no-window-dressing, no-luxuries look at what is essential for keeping our workers safe
Safety consultant Dave Fennell explains why complex matters must be systematically simplified to provide a more targeted and effective approach in the OHS space
Establishing accountability and ownership, ensuring proper conduct for yourself, supervisors and management can strengthen culture post-incident
Firms aspiring to leading-edge safety need to do more than what regulations demand
Evidence shows that every task can be done without hurting workers
Degrees of separation can be closed through communication technology
If workers wear PPE to mow lawn, workplace safety culture likely strong