Jim is assistant professor in Tulane University’s Center for Applied Environmental Public Health and president of The Leemann Group LLC, New Orlean, LA. For more information, visit www.LeemannGroup.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert (Rob) Sams’ recent book, Social Sensemaking – A Reflective Journal; how we make sense of risk, provides new safety and risk thinking when it comes to considering risk in the context of individuals’ behaviors.
As a good friend recently told me, "so many of us have had our heads buried in the feeding trough earning a living and paying our bills, we have not had time to look up and pay attention to what the hell is going on around us."
Last month I introduced you to Scott A. Snook’s term practical drift, which he coined in his root cause analysis of the accidental shoot down of two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters resulting in the loss of 26 peacekeepers.
Ever wonder why your safety program just doesn’t seem to sizzle?
Why your latest safety promotion fell flat on its face?
Why you manipulate individuals to be safe?
Why does all this safety stuff really matter anyway?