Dreamworld tragedy - part 2

Most organisations after a tragedy will focus on updating the safety management system, but there will be a point when the system looks good on paper, but the board will still be at risk of influencing adverse events if members don’t understand what creating safety really involves, and their role in it. In this video I outline some key principles that should be in any board members’ professional development in safety leadership and governance.

Vlog 37 Dreamworld thunder river rapids ride

The coroner’s report into the Dreamworld tragedy highlights significant gaps in the competency of workers and technical experts, but nothing on the competency of the board. In Part 1 of this 2-part series I look at the coroner’s comments of a careless and negligent board and dive into whether the board was actually careless or was it more a lack of competency in safety leadership and governance?

Building employee relationships

As a company director, you have very little time when you’re conducting a site visit to pull back the curtain and get accurate data of what is really going on. In this post, I will share with you how to best utilise your precious time on site to build trust and make deeper connections with your employees.

In this video, I share three ways company directors can create psychological safety in the boardroom. This concept was the #1 characteristic of high performing teams at Google and it’s foundational to leading safe & healthy work.

2018 Director Health and Safety Dashboard

The Director Health and Safety Dashboard is a collection and analysis of events, trends and insights from the previous year across business, governance and regulatory landscapes in an effort to identify issues and opportunities in leading and governing safe & healthy work that should be on every company directors’ radar for the year ahead. Download your FREE copy of the report here.