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Safety Bulletins

SAFETY CULTURE Time to Review

Safety culture has been described by the phrase “…it’s the way we do things around here”. Examining culture is like taking a picture of our values, priorities and attitudes – particularly in relation to safety in the workplace. That picture might show a weak or strong safety culture.

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ICAM and 5Why – Investigation

Two investigation processes, both of which are in common use, the Incident Cause Analysis Model (ICAM) and 5Why, a simpler step-by-step technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying an incident or problem.

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Felling – No Room for Complacency!

ACOP Rule 2.5.1 states “…The employer (referring to the principal contractor) shall ensure that a competent person is in charge of each operation, who shall supervise and ensure work is supervised and performed in a safe manner.”

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