Behavioural Safety

Are you a King, Queen, Master or Mistress?

Are you a King, a Queen, a Grand Master or Mistress? We’re delighted to present the next article from Michelle Rushmere (Grad IOSH), who is a recent Graduate of the Month from our IOSH Certificated Performance Psychology for Safety & Health Program. In this article, Michelle compares decision making in chess with the kind of…

The “Scared Straight” myth and what we should understand for Behavioural Change in Safety

Fear – The Ultimate Motivator? The Scared Straight Myth and what we can learn for safety Back in the late seventies and early eighties teenage crime in the USA was starting to become a real concern.  A famous (or now infamous) campaign was initiated to Scare Straight the teenagers who were considered the most likely…

You want Elite Performance?

Over the summer I’ve had the time to talk with people from varied backgrounds across different working environments who are passionate about achieving excellence in their respective fields.  The conversation always comes round to how best they can influence or change a key behaviour or habit that will then translate into maximised performance. The Answer…

Residual Impact of Training

Why Training is a Large Part of Professional Development Training is one way workplace skills are built and new competencies create new opportunities. Many training programs start with a list of goals or learning outcomes; everything you should know when you finish the training. Depending on the way you learn, you might take notes, ask questions,…