Blog

Blog

This is a blog about aspects of safety from the Centre of Excellence in Public Safety Management (CESAM). It is intended to act as an introduction to the Centre’s work; to promote and foster the professional development and management of public safety organisations, and to give CESAM members a platform to share their observations and experiences as academics and citizens.

Financial Inclusion

If you have no access to banking, how can you comply with anti-money laundering regulations?

My inner jihad

How learning Arabic can become a powerful counterconditioning against a fear oriented discourse.

Side effects to be taken seriously

Expecting the unexpected: efforts for more safety could result in unsafety.

What can high risk organisations learn from complaints?

Complaints from hospital employees can reveal failures in safety and quality of care.

Ranking countries according to their happiness

How about considering safety when discussing happiness of the citizens?

Are we too safe? Could we live better by living more dangerously?

Total safety is total nonsense. But can a happiness lens help us to recognise optimal safety?

Lack of knowledge of risks can lead to risks

The perception of risk and its consequences might be holding us back.

Why is life in the Netherlands so good?

Safety has a role to play in the consistently good happiness ranking for the Netherlands.