It is a common tactic for procrastinators to acknowledge a problem and then point to an ill-defined, fluffy concept as the problem because that fluffiness makes it almost impossible to change, some use the phrase “wicked problem” similarly. The fluffy concept may be too difficult for most to understand, or the benefits will not be quick enough or not fit into an unrealistic preconceived schedule. “Safety Culture”, or the currently preferred term “organisational culture that includes safety”, is often used to justify this procrastination.
At the end of August 2018, Andrew Hopkins will be presenting at the NSCA Foundation’s Safety-CONNECT event in Brisbane, Australia. The program for that event has just been released and these are the points Hopkins has listed for his presentation