Essential Safety Reading – Articles by Judith Erickson Ph.D.

Now a real treat for the Safetyresultsblog readers:

Articles by Judith Erickson Ph.D.

What was Heinrich thinking?
Psychologically safe: Address conditions & states of mind



Finding A Lot Of Resistence to Change?


Attempting to get the Safety Profession UNfrozen from some of the traditional approaches that are fundamentally based in Myth is a difficult task.


It’s worth revisiting!


Time to Revisit – Safety Training Is About Behaviour Change – Mager’s theory of behavioural objectives

Like a bad penny…some safety subjects just keep coming back.

magerDr. Robert F. Mager

Now for something different. How to deal with unprofessional “discussion” on Linkedin.

There’s absolutely NO reason for anyone to have to be subjected to unprofessional comments on Linkedin. Here’s a recommended way to deal with it. Life is too short to fill your lives with people who can’t conduct themselves professionally when exploring ideas and discussing/debating issues of mutual interest.—overview

When facing unwanted posting to Blogs…it’s an easy matter to just TRASH such unprofessional and unwanted submissions.

Have a GREAT day without the stress of unprofessional behaviour.

Lac-Mégantic (R13D0054) Animation — Sequence of events in the Lac-Mégantic derailment and fire

On 6 July 2013, a unit train carrying petroleum crude oil operated by Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) derailed numerous cars in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, and a fire and explosions ensued.

The Tragic Truth – A Cause is a Cause is A Cause is A Cause.

Canadian Transportation Safety Board Publishes Its Report

On The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster


The wisdom of the pictorial “cause diagram” is that there is NO LONGER a need to label any, some, all CAUSES as subclasses. They all contributed and they are ALL contributing factors! GREAT JOB TSB! No let’s see what we can do to create BETTER safety on our Railways!

Best of all the dominoes have disappeared!