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Safe behavior originates from a sense of unsafety

We create safety by systematically eliminating risks. This technical approach works well until human behavior comes into play. Then we have to face up to a new set of rules. How to create safe behavior, that is the subject of

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Burnout

The most dedicated workers are particularly prone to this and it can appear to be depression. But what actually is a burnout, how does it develop and what can we do about it? Those are the subjects of this blog.

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Holiday Flu is a result of stress

Did it ever happen to you, falling ill at the onset of your holiday? Just when you reach the moment that you are finally free, your body lets you down. Is this a coincidence or is there a connection between

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Multitasking

What exactly is multitasking, what is its impact on safety and are women really better at doing it? Those are the topics covered by this letter.

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Stick to your plan

This second letter on the topic Life Saving Rules focuses on how to reduce risk by sticking to our plans. The implicit message of several of the Life Saving Rules is that improvisation enhances risk. These rules make the case

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Handsfree phoning while driving

Shell and DSM have introduced life saving rules, a set of 12 do’s and don’ts intended to protect the lives of their personnel. Shell claims that fatalities within the company have decreased since the introduction of these rules. A salient detail

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