The Psychology of Accident Prevention

The Psychology of Accident Prevention

Julius Akpong. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), about 270 million fatal and non-fatal work related accidents occur globally every year and about 2.2 million deaths (the size of a small country) occur from accidents and ill-health. Research has proven that 90% of all workplace accidents are caused by unsafe acts which range from […]

Safety and the Soul of an Organisation: Imperatives for Economic Potency (2)

Julius Akpong Classifications for Organisational Souls In the marketplace, there are first of all wandering souls in competition. The actions of staff, the collective intelligence of an organisation’s human resource and the degree of utilization of same is usually effectively demonstrated in the invisible but powerful publicity, my friend would say “aura” that the organisation […]

HSE Supervision and Personality Assessment: A Behavioural Foundation to Safer Workplaces

Sigmund Freud was among those philosophers who did extensive amount of work in the study of the personality; propounding theories which depicted the various complexities of the human personality. He propounded that man is made up of three unique personalities: the Id, the ego and the super ego. It is also believed in Christianity that […]

OHS Vs ROI: Dangerous Implications for National Sustainable Development

June 24, 2015.  In many Organisations, Occupational Safety and Health is not considered as making any meaningful contributions to Returns on Investment. In budgeting, they see health and safety as an expense and not as an income earner; this determines the level of attention accorded proactive and reactive planning for safety. As a result, there […]

OHS Vs ROI: Dangerous Implications for National Sustainable Development

June 24, 2015.  In many Organisations, Occupational Safety and Health is not considered as making any meaningful contributions to Returns on Investment. In budgeting, they see health and safety as an expense and not as an income earner; this determines the level of attention accorded proactive and reactive planning for safety. As a result, there […]