I received the promotion below from the Safety Institute of Australia.
The invitation is to the National Health & Safety Conference.
The first item is Neuroscience. Really? At the Safety Institute conference?
A promotion reads the science behind “…how workers make conscious safety decisions”.
Is it new or a recasting of an old idea? Is it (a) new observations, calculations, research, etc by the neuroscience community that can help guide design decisions? Or is it (b) a recasting of a blame the victim model – the same idea in disguise?
My point of view? I was onto the role of neuroscience in OHS well before 2018.
Here’s my 2013 article: