The purpose of this site is to share articles, blogs and books and various links with leaders and persons employed in the risk and safety field in our drive in humanising efforts in risk and safety.
The focus of presented material is on promoting a different way of thinking and shifting some of the attention from traditional safety to a more balanced approach. This includes psychological and cultural elements.
Semiotics and its strong connection to Social Psychology of Risk
By definition, semiotics is the study of signs and symbols. The importance of understanding them has been of interest well before the formal study of semiotics was founded in the 1900s. For generations people invested the meaning of the most magnificent moments of their life in signs and symbols, eg. wedding ring, tattoos, or art. Let's have a closer look into their indirect meaning...