Video Lecture

Level 1 – Webinar recording

Mission 2 – Introductory Video

Guest Conversation – Professor Sidney Dekker

Internet Resources

Scientific Management

Behaviour-based safety (Wikipedia)

Safety Culture (Wikipedia)

High Reliability Organisations (Wikipedia)

High Reliability Organisations (UK HSE)

Safety Differently (Blogs)


Griffin, M. A., & Curcuruto, M. (2016). Safety climate in organizations. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 3, 191-212.

Hollnagel E., Wears R.L. and Braithwaite J. (2015) From Safety-I to Safety-II: A White Paper. The Resilient Health Care Net: Published simultaneously by the University of Southern Denmark, University of Florida, USA, and Macquarie University, Australia.

Podcasts and Videos

Safety of Work Ep.17: What did Heinrich really say?

Safety of Work Ep.24: How did David Woods discover the theory of Graceful Extensibility?

Safety of Work Ep.33: Can institutional logics help us move beyond safety culture?

Safety of Work Ep.36: How can we tell the difference between theories and fads in safety?

Safety of Work Ep.44: What do we mean when we talk about safety culture?

Safety of Work Ep.57: What is the full story behind safety I and safety II? (Part 1)

Safety of Work Ep.58: What is the full story behind safety I and safety II? (Part 2)

Safety of Work Ep.59: What is the full story behind safety I and safety II? (Part 3)

Safety Differently (Movie)

Doing Safety Differently (Movie)


Dekker, S. (2019). Foundations of safety science: A century of understanding accidents and disasters. Routledge.


Video Lecture

Mission 3 – Introductory Video

Internet Resources

How to increase your impact


Provan, D. J., Woods, D. D., Dekker, S. W., & Rae, A. J. (2020). Safety II professionals: How resilience engineering can transform safety practice. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 195, 106740.

Provan, D. J., Dekker, S. W., & Rae, A. J. (2017). Bureaucracy, influence and beliefs: A literature review of the factors shaping the role of a safety professional. Safety science, 98, 98-112.

Provan, D. J., Dekker, S. W., & Rae, A. J. (2018). Benefactor or burden: Exploring the professional identity of safety professionals. Journal of safety research, 66, 21-32.

Provan, D. J., Rae, A. J., & Dekker, S. W. (2019). An ethnography of the safety professional’s dilemma: Safety work or the safety of work?. Safety science, 117, 276-289.

Provan, D. J., & Pryor, P. (2019). The emergence of the occupational health and safety profession in Australia. Safety science, 117, 428-436.

Woods, D (2006) How to Design a Safety Organisation: A test case for Resilience Engineering


Podcasts and Videos

Safety of Work Ep 23: How do safety professional’s influence?

Safety of Work Ep 30: What do safety professionals believe about themselves?

Safety of Work Ep 60: How does safety II reimagine the role of a safety professional?

Safety of Work Ep.70: Is OHS Management a profession?


Provan, D (2018) PhD Thesis: What is the role of a Safety Professional

Goodman, S. (2020) Safety Sucks: The Bull $HI# in the safety profession they don’t tell you about

Creating Influence

Control Effectiveness

Video Lecture

Mission 11 – Introductory Video

Guest Conversation – Critical Control Case Study with Josh Bryant

Internet Resources

ICMM – Critical Control Management Good Practice Guide (2015)

ICMM – Critical Control Management Implementation Guide (2015)

ICMM – Critical Control Management Good Practice Films

RMIA – Managing Critical Controls


Demarco, M. (2018) Critical Control Management – Is it working? Mining Editor

Podcasts and Videos

Mastering Risk Management Podcast


Operational Risk Management in the Mining Industry by Jim Joy (2017)

  1. Welcome and Introduction to the Series
  2. Short History of Operational Risk Management in Australian Mining
  3. Key words and concepts – Getting the thinking and conversations consistent
  4. Making the argument – Risk is all about controls and their effectiveness
  5. Good Practice – 4 Layers with control-focussed risk assessment methods
  6. It’s a Journey – Using journey models to analyse and plan control-based improvements
  7. Overview of Critical Control management and its challenges
  8. Identifying Critical Controls to meet objectives and selection criteria that considers cruciality, measurability and indicativeness
  9. Considering ‘acts’ as critical controls and the challenge of their measurability
  10. Challenging critical control performance requirements
  11. Establishing the verification process – Possibly the most challenging part of CCM
  12. Linking the Critical Control performance requirements to the design of the verification process
  13. Defining accountabilities and the reporting process
  14. Continuous improvement and learning opportunities with Critical Control Management