20TH AUG 2021

ENVISIONING THROUGH SEMIOTICS

Envisioning through semiotics 20th Aug 2021 Our columnist visits two Polish cities and discovers a rotating deer head in a church, which makes him... 

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17TH JUN 2021

ENVISIONING THROUGH SEMIOTICS – A FLIGHT BETWEEN VIENNA AND CASABLANCA
Envisioning through semiotics – a flight between Vienna and Casablanca 17th Jun 2021 Our columnist took a walk in the gardens of the Schönbrunn...


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 15TH APR 2021

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS: ARE WE OVERDOING IT?

Signs and symbols: are we overdoing it? 15th Apr 2021 After an outing to Stadtpark, determined to write an article on the Chernobyl nuclear...

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24TH FEB 2021

LEARNING FROM THE HUDSON RIVER LANDING

Learning from the Hudson River landing 24th Feb 2021 After watching the film Sully, which is based on the real-life investigation into a water...

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11TH JAN 2021

DO WE CARE ENOUGH?

Do we care enough? 17th Dec 2020 His experience with medical professionals who were caring for his late wife led BRIAN DARLINGTON to ponder:...



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8TH OCT 2020

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food for thought 8th Oct 2020 While strolling through the natural forests surrounding Vienna, SHEQ MANAGEMENT columnist Brian Darlington reflected on the orthodox approach...

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17TH AUG 2020

LESSONS FROM A SEMIOTIC WALK ON THE DANUBE ISLAND

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island 17th Aug 2020 A stroll on the Danube Island leads our columnist to ponder the...

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31ST JUL 2020

OUR WORLD IS NOT YOUR ASHTRAY!

Our world is not your ashtray! 31st Jul 2020 Our columnist’s blood boils when he sees cigarette butts lying on the ground. He says...

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24TH APR 2020

DO WE LISTEN WITH INTENT?

A chance encounter with an Australian led our columnist to ponder the importance of listening with intent – and not just hearing. He writes...


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17TH FEB 2020

THE UNSAFE “IN-GROUP” ON OUR ROADS
The more people break the rules of the road, the more tolerant others become of at-risk behaviour, and in time they, too, start to...


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 18TH OCT 2019

IS OUR APPROACH TO SAFETY CRAZY OR COMMITTED?

Are we approaching safety with a “get out of jail free card” or are we doing safety for all the right reasons? As members...

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21ST AUG 2019

ENGAGEMENT IS KEY TO SUCCESS

When working towards an improved safety culture within an organisation, engagement is essential In my previous column, I spoke about developing a good safety...

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19TH JUN 2019

FUNDAMENTALS OF GOOD SAFETY

Simply getting the basics right provides the foundation for developing a good safety culture in the workplace. In the first of a series of...

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 26TH FEB 2019

BEING PART OF “GROUP SAFETY”

It’s human nature for people to need to “belong” and “be accepted”, and this has a direct effect on their behaviour All of us... 


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24TH OCT 2018

TAKE A LESSON OR TWO FROM SCUBA DIVERS

The importance of following the rules can never be overstressed – especially when you risk a pulmonary embolism, are sitting on the sea bed...

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24TH AUG 2018

GIVING SAFETY A SPORTING CHANCE 

Safety is not a sport, and all sporting disciplines are not safe. Nevertheless, we can and should take safety principles from sport into the...

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25TH JUN 2018

A TOUGH JOB

Occupational health – simply injuries on a different timeline. I recently watched a documentary about sulphur mining on an Indonesian island off East Java....

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 23RD APR 2018

MORE LESSONS FROM THE MILITARY
In the last issue we discussed the fact that, just as in the military, good leadership in business is important to ensure that employees...


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 15TH APR 2021

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS: ARE WE OVERDOING IT?

Signs and symbols: are we overdoing it? 15th Apr 2021 After an outing to Stadtpark, determined to write an article on the Chernobyl nuclear...

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24TH FEB 2021

LEARNING FROM THE HUDSON RIVER LANDING

Learning from the Hudson River landing 24th Feb 2021 After watching the film Sully, which is based on the real-life investigation into a water...

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11TH JAN 2021

DO WE CARE ENOUGH?

Do we care enough? 17th Dec 2020 His experience with medical professionals who were caring for his late wife led BRIAN DARLINGTON to ponder:...



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8TH OCT 2020

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food for thought 8th Oct 2020 While strolling through the natural forests surrounding Vienna, SHEQ MANAGEMENT columnist Brian Darlington reflected on the orthodox approach...

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17TH AUG 2020

LESSONS FROM A SEMIOTIC WALK ON THE DANUBE ISLAND

Lessons from a semiotic walk on the Danube Island 17th Aug 2020 A stroll on the Danube Island leads our columnist to ponder the...

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31ST JUL 2020

OUR WORLD IS NOT YOUR ASHTRAY!

Our world is not your ashtray! 31st Jul 2020 Our columnist’s blood boils when he sees cigarette butts lying on the ground. He says...

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24TH APR 2020

DO WE LISTEN WITH INTENT?

A chance encounter with an Australian led our columnist to ponder the importance of listening with intent – and not just hearing. He writes...


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17TH FEB 2020

THE UNSAFE “IN-GROUP” ON OUR ROADS

The more people break the rules of the road, the more tolerant others become of at-risk behaviour, and in time they, too, start to...

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 18TH OCT 2019

IS OUR APPROACH TO SAFETY CRAZY OR COMMITTED?

Are we approaching safety with a “get out of jail free card” or are we doing safety for all the right reasons? As members...

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21ST AUG 2019

ENGAGEMENT IS KEY TO SUCCESS

When working towards an improved safety culture within an organisation, engagement is essential In my previous column, I spoke about developing a good safety...

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19TH JUN 2019

FUNDAMENTALS OF GOOD SAFETY

Simply getting the basics right provides the foundation for developing a good safety culture in the workplace. In the first of a series of...

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 26TH FEB 2019

BEING PART OF “GROUP SAFETY”

It’s human nature for people to need to “belong” and “be accepted”, and this has a direct effect on their behaviour All of us... 


 READ MORE 

24TH OCT 2018

TAKE A LESSON OR TWO FROM SCUBA DIVERS

The importance of following the rules can never be overstressed – especially when you risk a pulmonary embolism, are sitting on the sea bed...

READ MORE 

24TH AUG 2018

GIVING SAFETY A SPORTING CHANCE 

Safety is not a sport, and all sporting disciplines are not safe. Nevertheless, we can and should take safety principles from sport into the...

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25TH JUN 2018

A TOUGH JOB

Occupational health – simply injuries on a different timeline. I recently watched a documentary about sulphur mining on an Indonesian island off East Java....

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 23RD APR 2018

MORE LESSONS FROM THE MILITARY

In the last issue we discussed the fact that, just as in the military, good leadership in business is important to ensure that employees...

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