Stress has become as big a cause of workplace absence as musculoskeletal conditions which traditionally accounted for the most work days lost. Is it time we treated stress in a similar way to reduce and minimise both frequency and severity of occurrence?
200 years after the publication of Frankenstein does the moral of the story still have anything new to teach us? Here’s some thoughts about the lessons for those trying to develop effective safety cultures.
As people decide 2018’s New Year’s Resolutions we take a look at why many of these good intentions don’t become new habits and have fizzled out by February
As Xmas party season approaches have you got your fingers crossed or have you done enough this year to ensure the only thing that pops is a cork?
Some thoughts on the parallels between the rigours of an Ashes tour and the challenge of implementing an effective safety culture
For anyone planning Back to Work sessions for January 2018 here are some ideas about not only kick-starting the New Year but also making the most of what you’ve already done and getting a return on the time, effort and money already invested.
World Mental Health Day hopefully raised levels of awareness but what do we do next? 2macs have been working with their clients on some practical solutions.
Drama-based behavioural safety training is mainly focused on hearts and minds. 2macs’ Shaun Curry asks is this enough? Does sustainable change need more? Can organisations afford to rely on these types of events, in isolation, to deliver the safety culture they are trying to create?
With so much time, effort and energy lost to workplace conflict does actively resolving conflict provide a practical means of closing the productivity gap?
Some thoughts on incident investigations as part of the business improvement cycle which means looking at both accidents and incidents and focusing on “what might have been” rather than “what is”