George Robotham’s OHS Experience • General industry, Safety trainer, 2 years • Open-cut coal ,Field, Robyn’s fatality,10 years • Open-cut coal, Corporate, Moura, 10 years • Local government, W.H.S.O., 1 year • Underground coal, Consultant, 1 year • Road construction , W.H.S. Cord.,3 years • Electricity supply , OHS Project Manager,3 months
George Robotham’s OHS Experience • Consultant / Contractor / OHS Project Manager,10 years • Disability services, local government,mining construction, education, adventure-based training , F.M.C.G. manufacturing, heavy metal manufacturing , building supplies
George Robotham’s Qualifications • Cert. IV T.A.A. • Dip. Frontline Mgt. • Dip. T.A.A. Systems • B. Ed.(Adult &Workplace Ed.) • Grad. Cert. Management of Org. Change • Grad. Dip. Occ. Hazard Management • W.H.S.O., Rehab. Coordinator., C.F.S.I.A.
30 Ways to Stuff Up • Lack of management commitment, drive & leadership • Lack of implementation of sensible legislation • Little understanding of common law • Emphasis on L.T.I.F.R., minor predicts major • Using enterprise accident experience • Lack of succinct paperwork
30 Ways to Stuff Up • Using theory instead of real world • Ignoring “People support what they create” • Not using face to face communications • Not using needs analysis • Ignoring simplicity versus complexity rule • Not creating an expectation to perform • No goals, objectives, targets
30 Ways to Stuff Up • Not using learning needs analysis • Too much emphasis on risk assessments • Not having regular audits • Not practicing E.M.P. • Not having simple S.W.P. • Not using team-building principles • Taking yourself too seriously and not celebrating success
30 Ways to Stuff Up • Using enterprise “Accident” experience • Placing too much emphasis on risk assessment • Lack of investigation follow up • Lack of audit follow up • Using unscientific terminology • Regarding tertiary OHS education as the panacea
30 Ways to Stuff up • Not having a body of knowledge based on personal damage occurrences • Employing OHS people based on technical skills alone • Identifying a small number of root causes