The landscape of risk and safety with Neil Richardson

July 7, 2021



As safety management evolves, we have discovered that the language of safety can at times be perceived as something reserved for specialists. Concerningly, the use of language [and associated tools] without a clear overarching objective can legitimize the very issues that threaten safety. There can even be a rejection from having open, honest yet tough debates that managing safety requires. Such ‘tough debates’ and disagreements often reveal a lack of understanding and cohesion amongst all stakeholders yet they must be had if the benefits of Safety Management are to be fully realized.

Further information

Neil Richardson can be reached at https://www.verdaconsulting.org

Neil’s opinion papers can be found here:

Neil often creates case studies, and they can be found here: https://www.verdaconsulting.org/case-studies