The New Rules of Safety: They are not human resources!
July 20, 2020
Professor Andrew Sharman explores the difference between management and leadership and why trust is a hard-won but essential ingredient in achieving organisational goals. Read More
The New Rules of Safety: Pace and urgency
May 15, 2020
Professor Andrew Sharman explores how leadership communications influence not just the pace of work, but the urgency of worker safety and offers a new way for leaders to talk about production without creating a contest between safety and getting the job done. Read More
The New Rules of Safety: Be careful what you measure
August 2, 2019
Professor Andrew Sharman offers caution on the desire to set hard measures to quantify the behaviour of workers and suggests that if we’re not careful, we might just get what we measure. Read More
The New Rules of Safety: Believe it. Or not.
April 9, 2019
Professor Andrew Sharman explores how organisational culture is created – and diluted – and considers the four key elements that practitioners should consider when seeking to establish a robust culture of care in their workplaces. Read More
The new rules of safety: The future ain’t what it used to be
August 3, 2018
Disrupt the status quo and do better things. 'Up to 80% of work roles as we currently know them will vanish in the next two years. Whilst the health and safety profession has grown rapidly over the last 30 years, it is not immune to change', says Andrew Sharman. Read More
Safety isn’t sexy: mind your own business!
November 23, 2017
In his latest column, Andrew Sharman asks the crucial question - the 'why', 'where', and 'how' of health and safety culture for businesses. Read More
The new rules of safety – talking about a resolution
January 28, 2016
By Andrew Sharman It’s that time of year isn’t it? Over the last few weeks you might have sat down Read More