Sharman on Safety


Sharman on Safety

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

7th March 2023

It’s all about you

It’s all about you 27th Feb 2023 Many years ago, one of your ancestors announced: “Hey, there’s not enough food to go around –...

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13th January 2023

Speak up

Speak up 13th Jan 2023 The previous piece* dove into various reasons why people behave unsafely, from both an individual and organisational perspective. This...

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15th October 2022

Why people behave unsafely

Why people behave unsafely 15th Oct 2022 We aim to keep this book* light and useful, so we’re trying to avoid going down the...

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18th August 2022

The everyday Holocaust

The everyday Holocaust 16th Aug 2022 Around seven million people were murdered by the Nazis during the six years of World War II. It’s...

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27th July 2022

Do you feel lucky?

Do you feel lucky? 27th Jun 2022 Part one in this series – extracts from the five chapters in Prof Andrew Sharman’s and Dr...

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15th December 2021

Burning questions

Burning questions 13th Dec 2021 For my final article in 2021, I’d like to share some of the most thought-provoking questions I’ve been asked...

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18th October 2021

A bright future awaits?

A bright future awaits? 18th Oct 2021 Dr Andrew Sharman explored the evolving role of the occupational safety and health (OSH) professional, the global...

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20th August 2021

Stirring the OSH embers

Stirring the OSH 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 June 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 February 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 January 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 October 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 August 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 February 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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