Tag: safety culture

Rolling Tire Change: Safety Attitudes & Culture

When expatriate supervisors or advisors are working in foreign cultures, they need to understand & appreciate the local environment.  Attitudes toward what risks are acceptable can be diverse. We need to implement & enforce standards, but should also be patient in not blaming people who have been immersed in high risk-tolerant cultures.  Working on fail-safe

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Reckless Thai Motorcycle Mama

This video is shocking.  How could a mother endanger lives by texting & driving a motorcycle with hands off the handle bar? But should we blame this woman, or take a look at the culture that made her think this is ok? Thailand has the world’s 3rd highest per capita rate of motorcycle-related fatalities, and

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