Health and Safety
Just following orders?
Obedience to authority – what the Milgram experiments reveal about behaviour and the implications this has for organisation specifically in terms of safety leadership and the development of effective safety cultures.
Heart and minds – is that enough?
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?
“It Lives… It Lives!” – or does it?
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.
Breaking the Back of Stress
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?
The Ashes – strength in the middle order
Some thoughts on the parallels between the rigours of an Ashes tour and the challenge of implementing an effective safety culture
New Year’s Resolution
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… What’s Next?
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.
World Mental Health Day 2017
World Mental Health Day on 10th October 2017, will focus on Mental Health in the Workplace. What plans have you got in place? We know it’s not always the easiest topic to get on the agenda so 2macs have developed a number of ways to help you mark the occasion and get your people involved.
What is and what might have been
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”
“Safety, it’s all about getting attitudes right” – Right?
“We need to change people’s attitude to safety. We need to have them thinking about safety, believing in safety and bringing safety to life throughout the entirety of their working day. It is only when we engage hearts and minds can we truly build an interdependent safety culture.” Sounds good, right? But does a ‘good […]