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Embodied Safety

Our regular columns and sections are all contributions from leading industry figures.

21st Nov 2022

Mixed emotions: A result of groupthink

Mixed emotions: A result of groupthink 21st Nov 2022 Sitting at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, waiting to catch a flight to Europe...

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15th Oct 2022

Understanding culture: myths and symbols

Understanding culture: myths and symbols 15th Oct 2022 I recently spent a couple of days in the Greek city of Athens and was, as...

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3rd Aug 2022

Safety is not always a choice you make

Safety is not always a choice you make 3rd Aug 2022 Enjoying my summer leave sitting on the patio of my apartment on the...

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27th Jul 2022

Sincerity is key

Sincerity is key 24th Jun 2022 Sometimes leadership is merely “time” and a “simple cup of coffee”. In January, I received a call from...

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19th Apr 2022

Chernobyl and the dangers of a bullying culture

Chernobyl and the dangers of a bullying culture 7th Apr 2022 Based on a combination of facts taken from his own research, as well...

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8th Feb 2022

Wait, I’ve got this one!

Wait, I’ve got this one! 8th Feb 2022 In this “rebranded*” rendition – a snippet from his latest book Humanising Safety, due to be...

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15th Dec 2021

Addressing the elephant in the room

Addressing the elephant in the room 13th Dec 2021 As I am writing this article, I am involved in a large maintenance shutdown. Work...

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18th Oct 2021

Mantras and trade-offs

Mantras and trade-offs 18th Oct 2021 How do people interpret visuals such as tattoos and graffiti? Do we fully understand the various safety mantras...

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20th Aug 2021

Envisioning through semiotics

Envisioning through semiotics 20th Aug 2021 Our columnist visits two Polish cities and discovers a rotating deer head in a church, which makes him...

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17th Jun 2021

Envisioning through semiotics – a flight between Vienna and Casablanca

Envisioning through semiotics – a flight between Vienna and Casablanca 17th Jun 2021 Our columnist took a walk in the gardens of the Schönbrunn...

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15th Apr 2021

Signs and symbols: are we overdoing it?

Signs and symbols: are we overdoing it? 15th Apr 2021 After an outing to Stadtpark, determined to write an article on the Chernobyl nuclear...

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24th Feb 2021

Learning from the Hudson River landing

Learning from the Hudson River landing 24th Feb 2021 After watching the film Sully, which is based on the real-life investigation into a water...

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11th Jan 2021

Do we care enough?

Do we care enough? 17th Dec 2020 His experience with medical professionals who were caring for his late wife led BRIAN DARLINGTON to ponder:...

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8th Oct 2020

Food for thought

Food for thought 8th Oct 2020 While strolling through the natural forests surrounding Vienna, SHEQ MANAGEMENT columnist Brian Darlington reflected on the orthodox approach...

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17th Aug 2020

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island 17th Aug 2020 A stroll on the Danube Island leads our columnist to ponder the...

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