Sharman on Safety


Sharman on Safety

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

20th Aug 2021

Stirring the OHS embers

Stirring the OHS embers 20th Aug 2021 In this article we’ll explore how the Monk, Mercenary and Missionary styles have evolved, examine the global...

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16th Jun 2021

More of the same?

More of the same? 16th Jun 2021 Occupational safety and health (OSH) practitioners today are operating in a young profession that has witnessed significant...

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6th May 2021

Andrew tells all

Andrew tells all 6th May 2021 Professor Andrew Sharman replies to some tough and important questions from Neels Nortjé, CEO of Saiosh. The questions...

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24th Feb 2021

O brave new world

O brave new world 24th Feb 2021 Professor Andrew Sharman reflects on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and navigates a way forward for...

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11th Jan 2021

Happy and here

A new arc for safety 10th Mar 2021 In an always-on world, it’s often easier to identify feelings of distress and unhappiness rather than...

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8th Oct 2020

A little goes a long way

A little goes a long way 8th Oct 2020 Professor Dr Andrew Sharman challenges the way we’ve been looking at safety performance and offers...

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17th Aug 2020

A brave new world

A brave new world 17th Aug 2020 Professor Dr Andrew Sharman, global thought leader, safety culture expert and president of the Institute of Occupational...

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26th Feb 2020

Selling safety

Can ideas that work well in the world of sales be applied to improving health and safety performance in the workplace? ANDREW SHARMAN and...

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13th Jan 2020

It’s how we behave

Behaviour is increasingly viewed as a solution to safety. Andrew Sharman reviews 500 years of science to explore the development of behaviour-based safety and...

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18th Oct 2019

I’d like to teach the world…

How can we implement more effective learning and continuing professional development (CPD) strategies to develop better leaders, or a more effective and reliable workforce?...

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21st Aug 2019

How to make training work for you

Professor Andrew Sharman and Darren Sutton tackle the challenges of making health and safety training stick, by exploring a range of techniques for management...

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19th Jun 2019

True causes of unsafe behaviour

Busy workplaces are challenging environments in which we need to have our wits about us in order to maintain levels of safety. Andrew Sharman...

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24th Apr 2019

Fear: The Ultimate Motivator?

Andrew Sharman and Darren Sutton explore the paradox of shocking people into action, and what one needs to understand in order to create sustainable...

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26th Feb 2019

Be here, now

On a trip to Zimbabwe, I discovered the secret to exemplary safety performance and the key to a happier, healthier and more meaningful life....

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15th Jan 2019

Better behavioural safety

How can we influence behaviour at work to maximise safety? the answer lies in taking a broader view, listening to Madiba, and learning from...

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